NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF GRANVILLE, OHIO, that:
Section I: Section 925.17(a) of the Codified Ordinances of Granville, Ohio, is hereby amended to read as follows:
925.17 GENERAL RULES FOR CHARGES AND PAYMENTS.
a) Bills shall be due and payable upon issue by the Municipality and must be paid at the municipal office by the fifteenth of that month. Accounts not cleared by thirty days from the date of issue shall be considered as being delinquent and water service shall be discontinued at any time thereafter.
All unpaid water rents and sewer charges shall become due and payable on the fifteenth day of each month (excepting if the fifteenth happens to fall on a weekend or city-recognized holiday, then the next work day) following receipt of the bill. After the due date, a ten percent (10%) late fee shall be assessed against any unpaid water and sewer charge(s).
Section II: Existing Section 925.17(a) of the Codified Ordinances of Granville, Ohio, is hereby repealed.
Section III: This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest date allowed by law.