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Alabama Code Title 45. Local Laws § 45-20-172.07

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The confirmed cost of abatement shall hereinafter be referred to as a weed lien and thus made and confirmed shall constitute a weed lien on the property for the amount of the weed lien. After confirmation of the reports, a copy shall be turned over to the Revenue Commissioner of Covington County who, under the optional method of taxation, is charged with the collection of the city's municipal taxes pursuant to Sections 11-51-40 through 11-51-74. Whereupon it shall be the duty of the county revenue commissioner to add the amounts of any weed lien to the next regular bills for taxes levied against the respective lots and parcels of land, and thereafter any weed liens shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as ordinary municipal ad valorem taxes are collected, and shall be subject to the same penalties and the same procedure under foreclosure and sale in case of delinquency. The county revenue commissioner shall retain 10 percent of the amount of each weed lien collected and remit the remainder to the municipality. The amount retained by the revenue commissioner shall be used for operational purposes.

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