[Adopted 11-14-1978 by Ord. No. 1978-12]
This article is enacted by the Board of Commissioners of Caln Township under the authority granted to said Board by 53 P.S. § 56513 et seq.
This article shall be known and cited as the "Lighting Assessment Tax Article."
[Amended 12-27-1979 by Ord. No. 1979-13; 12-11-1984 by Ord. No. 1984-9; 12-9-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-28; 12-16-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-09]
Effective January 1, 2011, there is hereby imposed, assessed and levied an annual assessment upon each and every property benefited hereunder and on the owners and occupiers thereof, jointly and severally, located within the following districts which is in proportion to the number of feet the same fronts on the street, highway or portion thereof to be lighted in the following districts for the year 2011 and for each subsequent year.
[Amended 11-19-1986 by Ord. No. 1986-5]
The tax imposed shall be due and payable within 30 days after the date of the tax notice. All persons who shall fail to pay the tax imposed within this thirty-day period shall be charged an additional 10% of the tax charged against them, which shall be added thereto by the Tax Collector and be collected by him.
Collection hereunder shall be by suit in assumpsit against the owner or occupier or by filing a municipal lien and, in addition to the tax due, there will also be due hereunder reasonable attorneys' fees for collection, cost of suit and interest.