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  67.451.  Ordinance enforcement, special tax bills for recovery of costs. — Any city in which voters have approved fees to recover costs associated with enforcement of municipal housing, property maintenance, or nuisance ordinances may issue a special tax bill against the property where such ordinance violations existed.  The officer in charge of finance shall cause the amount of unrecovered costs to be included in a special tax bill or added to the annual real estate tax bill for the property at the collecting official's option, and the costs shall be collected by the city collector or other official collecting taxes in the same manner and procedure for collecting real estate taxes.  If the cost is not paid, the tax bill shall be considered delinquent, and the collection of the delinquent bill shall be governed by laws governing delinquent and back taxes.  The tax bill shall be deemed a personal debt against the owner from the date of issuance, and shall also be a lien on the property until paid.  Notwithstanding any provision of the city's charter to the contrary, the city may provide, by ordinance, that the city may discharge the special tax bill upon a determination by the city that a public benefit will be gained by such discharge, and such discharge shall include any costs of tax collection, accrued interest, or attorney fees related to the special tax bill.


(L. 2011 H.B. 142)

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