[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights 2-11-1992 by Ord. No. 1611. Amendments noted where applicable.]
In the event that any payment tendered by a check or other written instrument on any account owing to this Borough is returned for insufficient funds, there is hereby authorized the imposition of a service charge to be added to that account owing to the Borough in the sum as set forth in Chapter 133, Fees, per check or other written instrument so returned, and the principal of such account shall be increased accordingly.
Should a service charge be imposed upon a tax or special assessment account pursuant to § 11-1 hereof, then that service charge so added to such tax or special assessment account shall be added to the sum of the principal then due and owing for the purposes of determining the amount of the lien therefor.
The officer or agent of the Borough whose duty it is to collect an account owing to the Borough may, in his or her sole discretion, require that future payments on an account upon which a service charge has been imposed in accordance herewith shall be payable only in the form of cash, certified check or cashier's check, and, after having given written notice of such requirement to the obligor of such account, that officer or agent may refuse tender of payment not in compliance with such requirement.