Section 11-53A-5

Assessment of costs against land purchased by the state; redemptioner or purchaser to take property subject to assessment; manner of payment or collection of assessment.

(a) The city shall have the power to assess the costs authorized herein against any lot, lots, parcel, or parcels of land purchased by the State of Alabama at any sale for the nonpayment of taxes. A subsequent redemption of the property by any person authorized to redeem, or a subsequent sale of the property by the state, shall not operate to discharge, or in any manner affect the lien of the city for the assessment. Any redemptioner or purchaser shall take the property subject to the assessment.

(b) Payment of the assessment, or if delinquent, the collection of the assessment, shall be made in the same manner as is provided for the payment and delinquent collection of municipal improvement assessments pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 11-48-1) of Chapter 2 of Title 11.

(Acts 1992, No. 92-572, p. 1182, §§5, 6.)