The water and sewer director or his duly authorized agents who are charged with the duty of reading water meters shall, after water meters are read, make statements for each consumer, based on the bimonthly meter reading, and shall enter all charges on the books of the water department. All bills for water service shall be due when mailed to the consumer, and shall be payable within fifteen (15) days after the date said bills are mailed and shall be payable bimonthly at the office of the city clerk or at such other place in the business district of the city as the council shall direct by resolution. The water and sewer director may, whenever he deems it advisable or necessary, declare any water bill due at any time and proceed to collect the same, and in his discretion, he may require charges for water service to be paid in advance.
Source: Code 1962, § 3-1-5; Ord. No. 2972, § 3, 4-20-81; Ord. No. 5397, § 2, 6-6-16