Section 11-89C-10

Assessment, collection, etc., of fees, charges, or assessments.

(a) The tax assessor and the tax collector, or other public official performing the functions of the tax assessor and tax collector, of every county in this state shall, upon request, implement procedures necessary and appropriate in order to assess and collect the fees, charges, or assessments levied in accordance with Section 11-89C-9(d) by any governing body or member governing body.

(b) The fees, charges, or assessments shall be a lien upon any land to which it may be levied, and shall be assessed, collected, and enforced as are other ad valorem taxes. Each county collecting such fee, charge, or assessment shall receive a one percent commission on all amounts collected which shall be deposited to the county general fund.

(c) On a quarterly basis not later than the 20th day of January, April, July, and October, every governing body shall remit five percent (5%) of all fees collected pursuant to Section 11-89C-9(d) to the Department of Revenue. The Department of Revenue shall timely transfer ninety-five percent (95%) of the fees it receives to the State Treasury to the credit of ADEM to be used exclusively to pay the costs of performing its duties to carry out applicable programs pursuant to the storm water laws. The Department of Revenue shall retain the remaining five percent (5%) of the fees it receives as an administrative collection allowance.

(Acts 1995, No. 95-775, p. 1835, §10; Act 2014-439, p. 1625, §1.)