Township of Chester, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Chester 10-3-2000; amended 9-3-2002; 3-15-2005. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 95-1 Fees for copies.

[Amended 8-17-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-13]
A. 
Pursuant to the directive of the Government Records Council, the cost to be charged for copying municipal records shall be the actual cost of copying such records. As defined by the Government Records Council, "actual cost" is limited to the cost of paper and toner as calculated by the formula issued by the Government Records Council.
B. 
Actual costs for documents or photographs reproduced by an outside vendor shall be the costs charged by the vendor.
C. 
The cost for the reproduction of an audio recording shall be the cost of the tape or disc.

§ 95-2 Fees for dishonored checks.

[Added 2-6-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-1]
A. 
This imposes a service fee of $20 for any check which is submitted in payment to Chester Township and returned to the Township for nonpayment for the reason of insufficient funds.
B. 
After the adoption of this section, any individual from which the Township receives checks which are returned for insufficient funds on more than two occasions shall be required in the future to be paid by certified check or cash.

§ 95-3 Duplicate tax bill and calculations.

[Added 8-17-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-13]
A. 
The fee for production of a duplicate tax bill shall be $5.
B. 
The fee for calculations for redemption of tax sale certificates shall be as follows:
(1) 
Any party entitled to redeem a tax sale certificate shall receive at no cost two calculations of the amount required for redemption in a calendar year. Each subsequent request for a redemption calculation in a calendar year by an entitled party shall cost $50 per calculation.
(2) 
An "entitled party" is:
(a) 
Property owner.
(b) 
Property owner's heirs.
(c) 
Holder of any prior outstanding tax lien certificate.
(d) 
Mortgagee.
(e) 
Occupant of land sold for municipal taxes.
(f) 
Assessment for benefits pursuant to N.J.S.A. 54:5-7 or other municipal charges.

§ 95-4 Summer Recreation Camp fees.

[Added 7-15-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-8]
The Chester Township Summer Recreation Camp fee schedule shall be established by the Township Council by resolution.
A. 
Camp Achieve children may attend the Chester Township Summer Recreation Camp. However, only children with an IEP that specifically states that the camp is part of their plan and is important to a child's development may attend the camp with reduced camp fees. A written recommendation for camp attendance from the Chester School District's Child Study Coordinator suggesting a fifty-percent reduction in the camp fee shall be considered by the subcommittee.
B. 
All requests for waiver or reduction of summer camp fees shall be reviewed by the Chester Township Summer Recreation Camp Committee and shall be decided by that Committee. Criteria for waiver or reduction of such fees shall be established by the Township Council by resolution.