Any fee or penalty imposed under this article shall be delinquent 30 days after the same becomes due or a decision has been issued in an appeal under the Article, whichever occurs later. Penalties for late payment, in part or in full, shall accrue at the rate of one (1) percent each month, compounded.
Any fee or penalty imposed under this Article shall be deemed a debt to the City and County of San Francisco. An action may be commenced in the name of the City and County of San Francisco in any court of competent jurisdiction for the amount of any delinquent fees or penalties and court costs as deemed reasonable.
The City and County of San Francisco may create and impose liens against any property owned or operated by a person who fails to pay any fee or penalty imposed under this Article. Liens shall be imposed and collection pursuant to the procedures provided in Article XX of Chapter 10 of the San Francisco Administrative Code.
In addition to any other penalties provided by the law, the City Attorney may bring a civil action and/or seek injunctive relief to enforce the provisions of this Article.
(Added by Ord. 154-02, File No. 021078, App. 7/12/2002; amended by Ord. 30-03, File No. 021995, App. 2/28/2003)