All applications of plans of subdivision and plans of land development submitted for review and approval shall be accompanied by a fee, in accordance with a schedule of fees and charges established or to be established and adopted by resolution of the governing body. Such fee will be used to help defray any costs that may be incurred by the Township in viewing and inspecting the site of the subdivision or land development and reviewing the application data and the plans submitted relative to the same.
The schedule of fees and charges established or to be established shall vary and be regulated in accordance with the scope and complexity of the plan of subdivision and land development project, such as number of parcels of lots in plans, site development plans, utility development plans, applicant's plan of construction and development of the land, structures and facilities thereon and appurtenant thereto, and the number of times that a plan is submitted or resubmitted for review and a request for approval of the same.
Where a plan of subdivision or land development has for any reason been rejected by the governing body, the applicant, when resubmitting plans and applications for review and approval of the same, shall be required to pay a fee as set forth in the Township's schedule of fees and charges for such submittals.
All fees shall be made payable to the Secretary of the Township. All fees submitted are nonrefundable, and the approval or rejection for any reason of any plan of subdivision or land development will not be reason or cause for the return of any fee submitted.