[Adopted 9-5-1996 by Ord. No. 22-1996]
The purpose of this article is to authorize and establish installment payments for connection into the Township's water distribution system for domestic consumers.
Persons connecting to the Township water distribution system may pay the connection fee of $2,000, application fee of $15 and main extension costs either in full prior to connection or in installments as provided herein.
Installment payments shall be made as follows:
Delinquency. Payments shall be deemed delinquent if not received by the Township within 30 days of the due date.
Disconnection of water service. At such time any installment becomes delinquent for nonpayment, the Pemberton Township Water Department shall have the right, in its discretion, to discontinue water service.
Balance due and owing. Upon delinquency of any installment, the balance of any water connection fee that may apply shall be immediately due and owing.
Creation of lien. Any unpaid balance shall be a lien on the domestic consumer's property at such time as any installment is delinquent for nonpayment as provided herein.
Legal costs in connection with lien. Any legal costs incurred by the Township in connection with placement of a lien on the domestic consumer's property will be added to the amount of the lien.
Should the domestic consumer elect to make payment of the connection fee in installment, as provided herein, he/she/they shall enter into an agreement in the form attached hereto, which form of agreement shall be and is hereby approved by the Township Council.
Editor's Note: A copy of this form of agreement is on file in the Township offices.