Township of Egg Harbor, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Egg Harbor 4-25-2007 by Ord. No. 19-2007. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The purpose of this chapter is to establish policies and procedures for the collection of fees associated with the performance of marriage or civil union ceremonies by the Mayor or Deputy Mayor.
A. 
Collection of fees. Persons seeking to be married or joined in civil union by the Mayor or Deputy Mayor shall remit the applicable fee delineated below to be paid to the Township of Egg Harbor:
[Amended 10-23-2013 by Ord. No. 33-2013]
(1) 
Residents of Egg Harbor Township: $125.
(2) 
Nonresidents of Egg Harbor Township: $150.
(3) 
Ceremony outside of Egg Harbor Township: $175.
(4) 
Active military: $100.
(5) 
Relatives of Mayor/Deputy Mayor: $0.
(6) 
Financial hardship (as determined by Mayor/Deputy Mayor): $0.
(7) 
An administrative fee of $25 shall be added to or included within the above-established fee.
B. 
Compensation and reimbursement of expenses incurred through the performance of marriage and civil union ceremonies.
(1) 
Receipt of fees. The fee shall be paid by check and made payable to Township of Egg Harbor. Fees collected shall be deposited into the Township's current fund.
(2) 
Disbursement of fees. The fees for service may be disbursed to the Mayor or Deputy Mayor through the appropriate budget line item and with appropriate authorization.
(3) 
Eligible persons. The Township shall reimburse only proper and reasonable expenses incurred directly by and for the Mayor or Deputy Mayor. Under no circumstances shall the Township reimburse expenses or expenditures on behalf of or because of any spouse, child, guest or other person.