[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hanover 6-27-1991 by Ord. No. 13-91. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby imposed a service fee of $20 upon the accounts for any check which is submitted in payment to the Township, which is returned to the Township for nonpayment for the reason of insufficient funds.
Whenever an account owing to a municipality is for a tax, assessment or some other municipal service, the service charge authorized by this chapter shall be included on whichever list of delinquent accounts is prepared for the enforcement of the lien.
Any service charge authorized by this chapter shall be collected in the same manner prescribed by law for the collection of the account for which the check or other written instrument was tendered.
After the adoption of this chapter, any account for 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.