AN ACT to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Authorize the Levy Court of New Castle County to Construct Sewage Disposal Plants and Sewers Within Said County Outside of the Corporate Limits of Any City or Town and to Make Charges for Connecting With Said Sewers and Providing for the Regulation of the Use of Said Sewers".
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:
Section 1. That Chapter 69, Volume 35, Laws of Delaware, be and the same is hereby amended by the repeal of Section 3 thereof and by inserting in lieu thereof the following:
"Section 3: Before any property is connected by a drain with any sewer, pursuant to a permit granted by the said Levy Court, the owner of such property shall either pay to the said Levy Court for the use of such sewer, the amount theretofore fixed by said Levy Court by Resolution following the completion of the construction of said sewer, or shall enter into an agreement to pay to the said Levy Court for the use of such sewer, the said amount in twenty equal quarter-annual installments, together with legal interest on said installments to day of payment. Upon default in the payment of any installment so provided for in any such agreement for the period of one month after such installment shall have become due, it shall be the duty of the said Levy Court to forthwith notify in writing, the person who signed said agreement as owner, of said default, which said notice may be either delivered personally to said owner or left upon the property so connected with said sewer, in the presence of an adult person, and upon default in the payment of said installment together with interest thereon within one month from the service of said notice, as aforesaid, it shall be the duty of said Levy Court to cause said property to be disconnected from said sewer, and it shall be unlawful to again connect said property with said sewer without first obtaining a permit therefor, pursuant to Section 2 hereof, and until the entire amount then due and to become due for the use of said sewer by the owner of said property, together with legal interest thereon to the day of payment, and in addition thereto the cost incurred by the said Levy Court in making said disconnection shall have been fully paid to the said Levy Court".
Approved April 25, 1933.