CHAPTER 100

LEVY COURT--NEW CASTLE COUNTY SEWER LIENS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 115, VOLUME 41, LAWS OF DELAWARE, RELATING TO THE LEVY COURT OF NEW CASTLE COUNTY AND PROVIDING THAT THE LIEN FOR SEWER CONSTRUCTION SHALL BE FIXED AS TO TIME AND THAT A PUBLIC RECORD THEREOF SHALL BE KEPT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Section 1 of Chapter 115, Volume 41, Laws of Delaware be and the same is hereby amended by adding at the end of the said section the following additional paragraphs, to wit:

The permits granted by the Levy Court or the County Engineer acting under the authority of the Levy Court as provided in Sections 25 and 26 of Chapter 43, Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, and statutes relative thereto shall constitute the assessment list for the assessments hereinbefore provided for and the liens hereinbefore provided for shall attach and be effective as of the date of such assessment.

It shall be the duty of the County Engineer, under the supervision and direction of the said Levy Court, to prepare a docket to be known as "The New Castle County Sewer Lien Docket" in which shall be recorded said liens. Said docket shall be prepared at the expense of the said Levy Court in substantially the same form as the judgment docket for New Castle County, and contain in the back thereof an index according to the name of the owner against which such lien has been assessed. No sewer lien shall be valid unless duly recorded as herein provided. All sewer liens duly recorded in said docket shall continue in full force and effect until said liens have been satisfied by payment, and when such liens are satisfied by payment it shall be the duty of the County Engineer, acting under the supervision and direction of the said Levy Court as aforesaid, to satisfy said record by entering thereon the date of final payment and the words "satisfied in full," for which the said County Engineer, for the use of the said Levy Court, shall receive a fee of Fifty Cents (50c) for each satisfaction so entered.

Approved April 14, 1939.