[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Snow Hill 12-13-1994 as Res. No. 1994-7. Amendments noted where applicable]
It is hereby declared that each buildable lot within the town's corporate limits as of January 1, 1995, regardless as to whether the lot is improved or unimproved and regardless of the current use being conducted thereon and regardless of whether there is a connection to the town's water and sewer service, shall be deemed to be responsible for one (1) equivalent dwelling unit (EDU). All other charges shall be calculated in accordance with the EDUs assigned to the property and billed in accordance with the rates below.
As used in this chapter the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- BUILDABLE LOT
- Any lot whether improved or unimproved that meets the requirements of the Snow Hill Zoning Code as amended from time to time by the Mayor and Council.
- LOT ASSESSMENT
- Amount assessed each buildable lot.
- MULTIFAMILY DWELLING
- Any building/structure that contains more than one (1) apartment/building unit.
For current lot assessment rates, see Chapter 131, Penalties, Fees, Fines and Other Charges.
Lot assessment bills shall be mailed each year and are payable upon receipt. Late charges of one and one-half percent (11/2%) per month shall be applied to all bills not paid within thirty (30) days from receipt.
Property owners may pay annually, quarterly or biannually. A form shall be included with each bill. Each property owner is to return the form to Town Hall designating which payment plan they will follow. Lot assessment moneys collected shall be placed in a special account and may be used only to pay indebtedness accrued through water and sewer improvements.