City of Bridgeton, NJ
Cumberland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Bridgeton 2-19-1991 by Ord. No. 90-14. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The City of Bridgeton may, by this chapter, 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.
Whenever an account owing to the City of Bridgeton is for a tax or special assessment, the service charge, authorized by this chapter, shall be included on whatever list of delinquent accounts is prepared for the enforcement of the lien.
The service charge for a check, or other written instrument, returned for insufficient funds is $20 per check, or other written instrument.
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. Further, the City of Bridgeton may require future payments to be tendered in cash, by certified check or cashier's check.