Township of Ocean, NJ
Ocean County
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[Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Ocean by Ord. No. 1980-17, amended by Ord. No. 1994-4 (§ 2-19.4 of the 1972 Ocean Codified Ordinances). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 126-1 Service charge for checks returned for insufficient funds.

Whenever an account owing to the municipality is tendered for payment by way of a check or other written instrument, which check or other written instrument is subsequently returned for insufficient funds, a service charge shall be added to such account in the amount of $20 per check or other written instrument and 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. In addition, the Township Committee may require future payments to be tendered in cash or by certified or cashier's check.