§ 51.009  LATE FEES.
   (a)   Late fees will be assessed against all customers when payment is not received at the utility billing office by the due date of the bill plus one day grace. A late payment charge will be assessed against the total outstanding account balance older than 22 days. Late payment charges will be assessed at a rate of 1.0% of the past due balance but not less than $1 and added to the next bill. The late payment fee will be allocated to the appropriate utility fund based on the percentage of the total charges due. Late payment charges will not be assessed against accounts with a total outstanding balance of less than $10. The city is not responsible for late payments caused by a delay in mail service.
   (b)   In addition to the late fees discussed in subsection (a), late fees will be assessed against regional wastewater customers when regional SDCs are not received at the utility billing office by the due date of the bill plus one day grace. A late payment charge will be assessed against the total outstanding account balance older than 22 days. Late payment charges will be assessed at a rate of 1.0% of the past due balance but not less than $1. The late payment fee will be allocated to the appropriate utility fund based on the percentage of the total charges due. Late payment charges will not be assessed against accounts with a total outstanding balance of less than $10. The city is not responsible for late payments caused by a delay in mail service.
(1992 Code, § 41-41)  (Ord. 56-10, passed 6-21-2010; Ord. 35-13, passed 6-18-2013)