Township of Deerfield, NJ
Cumberland County
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[Added 3-20-1991 by Ord. No. 1991-6]

§ 5-53 Municipal service charges for certain checks.

A. 
The Township of Deerfield may, by this article, impose a service charge to be added to any account owing to the municipality if payment tendered on the account was by a check or other written instrument which was returned for insufficient funds.
B. 
Whenever an account owing to the Township of Deerfield is for a tax or special assessment, the service charge authorized by this article shall be included on whatever list of delinquent accounts is prepared for the enforcement of the lien.
C. 
The service charge for a check or other written instrument returned for insufficient funds is $20 per check or other written instrument.
D. 
Any service charge authorized by this article 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. Further, the Township of Deerfield may require future payments to be tendered in cash, certified check or cashier's check.