Borough of Dumont, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Dumont by Ord. No. 1155 (Secs. 8-17 through 8-20 of the 1970 Revised Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fees — See Ch. 209.

§ 167-1 Service charge for returned checks.

Whenever a check or other written instrument tendered for payment on any account owing to the Borough is returned for insufficient funds, a service charge in the amount of $20 for each returned check or other written instrument shall be added to the account.

§ 167-2 Collection of service charge.

The 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 is tendered.

§ 167-3 Service charge to be a lien.

If the account for which the check or other written instrument is tendered 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.

§ 167-4 Future payments.

Whenever a check or other written instrument is returned for insufficient funds, the governing body may require all future payments to be tendered in cash or by certified or cashier's check.