Township of Washington, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Washington 5-7-1992 by Ord. No. 1992-3. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 161-1 Title.

This chapter may be known as the "Returned Check Ordinance."

§ 161-2 Service charge established.

Whenever a check payable to any account of Washington Township is returned for insufficient funds, a service charge of $20 for each returned check shall be added to the account.

§ 161-3 Charges to become lien.

Unpaid service charges shall become delinquent and, when applicable, a lien against property, to be enforced in the same manner as other liens.

§ 161-4 Consequences for chronic abuse.

Any person whose returned checks become chronic, as determined by the Chief Financial Officer, may thereafter be required to pay in cash or by certified or cashier's check.