CHAPTER XVI. UTILITIES – SEWER REGULATIONSCHAPTER XVI. UTILITIES – SEWER REGULATIONS\ARTICLE 9. BILLING OF CHARGES.

The City Clerk of the City shall render bills monthly or bimonthly to all persons, corporations, political subdivision and organizations of any type whose premises are connected or may hereafter be connected to the sanitary sewer system of the City. The charges for said service are to be rendered at the time of billing for other City Utility Services. The City Clerk shall not assume responsibility for speedy and safe delivery or failure to receive said bills. A duplicate may be obtained by calling in person at the office of the City Clerk or by telephoning said office requesting a duplicate bill.

(Ord. 715; Code 2015)

If said bill remains unpaid for a period of ten days after the same has been mailed or delivered, water service may be discontinued and shut off. Provided, that before said water service shall be discontinued for failure to pay any sewage disposal service charge, the person, corporation, political subdivision or organization so defaulting in the payment of its service charge, shall be mailed a three-day written notice of the intention of the City to shut off said water service.

(Ord. 715; Code 2015)

In the event that water services shall be discontinued under authority of this Article or said water service shall not be restored until all bills have been paid and a service charge of Five Dollars ($5.00), for turning off and restoring said service has been paid by the person, corporation, political subdivision or organization whose water service has been turned off. Said Five Dollar ($5.00) fee shall be placed in the Sewage Disposal System Fund.

(Ord. 715; Code 2015)

No person, corporation, political subdivision or organization shall be allowed the use of the sanitary sewers of the City without the payment of said sewage disposal service charge, nor shall there be any discrimination among users of like classes as to rates.

(Ord. 715; Code 2015)

(a)   The sewage service charge fixed by this article shall become effective with the first billing date for city water services. The following time schedule within a billing period shall determine the proportional part of the monthly rate that shall apply.

(b)   Length of Service

(1)   0-7 days, 0% monthly

(2)   7-15 days, 50% monthly

(3)   16-30 days, 100% monthly

(c)   All persons, corporations, political subdivisions, and organizations of any type whose premises are connected to the sanitary sewer during the time they receive water service shall pay a sewer service charge in accordance with the above schedule.

(Ord. 715; Code 2015)