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Any tax required to be paid by any transient under the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed a debt owed by the transient to the City. Any such tax collected by an operator which has not been paid to the City shall be deemed a debt owed by the operator to the City. Any person owing money to the City under the provisions of this ordinance shall be liable to an action brought in the name of the City of Ashland for the recovery of such amount. In lieu of filing an action for the recovery, the City of Ashland, when taxes due are more than 30 days delinquent, can submit any outstanding tax to a collection agency. So long as the City of Ashland has complied with the provisions set forth in ORS 697.105, in the event the City turns over a delinquent tax account to a collection agency, it may add to the amount owing an amount equal to the collection agency fees, not to exceed the greater of fifty dollars or fifty percent of the outstanding tax, penalties and interest owning. (Ord. 3089, amended, 10/01/2013; Ord. 2931, amended, 09/19/2006)

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