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A deposit shall be required for all accounts established with the Town of White Lake for water or sewer service. Deposits are required to ensure the payment of water and sewer bills due and to secure the Town against loss.
(A) A separate deposit shall be required for each meter installed.
(B) The deposit amount for residential customers will be established as part of the schedule of rates and fees.
(C) The deposit amount for non-residential customers will be established as part of the schedule of rates and fees.
(D) The amount shall remain on deposit with the Town of White Lake as a guarantee for payment of water and sewer usage. When separating from the town, the town shall apply the deposit against the amount due on the customer’s final bill.
(E) The deposit shall be made in the name of the account holder.
(F) The monthly statement for water and sewer service shall be mailed to the account holder and that person shall be responsible for payment of all water and/or sewer statements in accordance with G.S. § 160A-314(c).
(G) The town reserves the right to hold any deposit until all bills and penalties have been paid. When closing an account, the town reserves the right to hold any deposit until the account has been audited.
(H) All security deposits are non-interest bearing.
(1983 Code, § 17-19) (Res. passed 6-27-1961; Am. Ord. passed 11-3-1967; Am. Motion passed 9-2-1982; Am. Motion passed 10-7-1982; Am. Motion passed 2-3-1983; Am. Res. passed 11-29-1983; Am. Motion passed 3-13-2007; Am. Motion passed 8-13-2013; Am. Ord. 2014-01, passed 11-12-2013)
Delinquent solid waste collection fees, see § 50.08
Enforcement of utility charges, see G.S. § 160A-314