5.10.060 Failure to make timely payments of tax or fee.
(1) If full payment of any tax or fee due is not received by the city clerk-treasurer on or before the date due, there shall be added to the amount due a penalty fee as follows:
1 – 10 days late: six percent of tax due
11 – 20 days late: eight percent of tax due
21 – 31 days late: 10 percent of tax due
32 – 60 days late: 12 percent of tax due
but in no event shall the penalty amount be less than $5.00. In addition to this penalty the city clerk-treasurer may charge the taxpayer interest of one percent of all taxes and fees due for each 30-day period, or portion thereof, that said amounts are past due.
(2) Failure to make payment in full of all tax amounts and penalties, within 60 days following the day the tax amount initially became due, shall be both a civil and criminal penalty of this section. (Ord. 456 § 1, 2012; Ord. 203 § 6, 1980)