CHAPTER 67

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 201

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 87, TITLE 9, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO THE LIEN OF SERVICE CHARGES ON REAL ESTATE FOR SANITARY SEWER OR WATER DISTRICTS IN SUSSEX COUNTY.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend §6711, Title 9, Delaware Code, by striking all of subsection (b) and inserting In lieu thereof the following:

"(b) If any service charge or any part of a service charge remains unpaid at the end of 2 years after the due date, the County government shall institute proper proceedings for the enforcement of the lien, levy the service charge as an assessment with Interest thereon accrued, and all costs thereon, upon the grounds and buildings with regard to which a service charge was made. The properities against which such service charges remain unpaid shall be liable for the payment of said service charge in the same manner as they are liable for other County taxes and are subject to the collection procedures set forth in Chapter 87 of this Title."

Approved June 27, 1983