Township of Stafford, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Stafford 4-7-1992 by Ord. No. 92-5. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 168-1 Title.

This chapter shall be known as the "Returned Check Ordinance of the Township of Stafford."

§ 168-2 Service charges.

Whenever a check payable to any account of the Township of Stafford is returned for insufficient funds, a service charge of $20 shall be added to the account. The service charge shall be paid and credited before any other payment on the account is accepted and credited.

§ 168-3 Unpaid service charges.

Unpaid service charges shall become delinquent and, when applicable, a lien against property, to be enforced in the same manner as other liens.

§ 168-4 Repeat offenders.

Any person whose returned checks become chronic, as determined by the Chief Financial Officer, may thereafter be required to pay in cash or by certified or cashier's check.