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If the responsible party does not pay the monetary sanction within the times provided under section 1-4A-70 of this article, or if the responsible party fails to pay the required monetary sanction in full within the times provided under section 1-4A-70 of this article, any unpaid portion shall bear interest at the rate of ten percent (10%) per annum from the date such payment was due until paid in full, and the city may take any of the following actions to collect the monetary sanction:
(A) Liens: The amount of the unpaid sanction plus interest, plus a reasonable administrative fee established by the city council from time to time to cover the cost of collection, constitutes and may be declared a lien on any real property owned by the responsible party within the city.
1. Notice shall be given to the responsible party prior to the recordation of the lien, and shall be served in the same manner as a summons in a civil action pursuant to article 3, (commencing with section 415.10) of chapter 4 of title 5 of part 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
2. The lien shall attach when the city manager or his/her designee records a lien listing delinquent unpaid sanctions with the El Dorado County recorder's office. The lien shall specify the amount of the lien, the date of the code violation(s), the date of the final administrative decision, the street address, legal description, and assessor's parcel number of the parcel on which the lien is imposed and the name and address of the recorded owner of the parcel.
3. In the event that the lien is discharged, released or satisfied, either through payment or foreclosure, notice of the discharge containing the information specified in subsection (A)2 of this section shall be recorded by the city clerk.
(B) Special Assessments: The amount of the unpaid sanction plus interest, plus a reasonable administrative fee established by the city council from time to time to cover the cost of collection, may be declared a special assessment against any real property owned by the responsible person within the city to the extent the responsible person owns more than one parcel within the city. The city council may impose the special assessment on more than one parcel. However, the amount of the assessment shall not exceed the penalty imposed for the administrative violation. The city manager or his/her designee may present a resolution to the city council to declare a special assessment, and upon passage and adoption thereof, shall cause a certified copy thereof to be recorded with the El Dorado County recorder's office. The assessment may then be collected at the same time and in the same manner as ordinary municipal taxes are collected, and shall be subjected to the same penalties and the same procedure and sale in case of delinquency as provided for ordinary municipal taxes.
(C) Withholding Entitlements: The city may withhold issuance of licenses, permits and other entitlements to a responsible person until payment is received.
(D) Other Enforcement Procedures: The city may take such other actions as are allowed for enforcement of a civil judgment as provided for pursuant to the enforcement of judgments law, California Code of Civil Procedure section 680.010 et seq. (Ord. 1572, 4-24-2001)