Borough of Downingtown, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Downingtown 4-15-1998 by Ord. No. 98-1. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Delinquent tax payments — See Ch. 264, Art. IV.

§ 118-1 Service fee.

A service fee is hereby imposed in an amount made by resolution for any check which is submitted in payment of any outstanding obligation and which is returned for nonpayment. The check will not be redeposited. The cost of certified postage used in the notification process will also be charged to the delinquent account.

§ 118-2 Inclusion of fee on appropriate list.

Whenever an outstanding account is for a tax or some other municipal service, the service fee shall be included on the appropriate list of delinquent accounts.

§ 118-3 Collection of service charge.

Any service charge authorized by this chapter including the principal amount of check and certified fee shall be collected within 10 days of the date of the written notification in the form of a money order or cash. No checks will be accepted.

§ 118-4 Violations and penalties.

Violation of any section of this chapter shall result in a fine not to exceed $600, plus costs of prosecution before a District Justice, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.