City of East Orange, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of East Orange 8-16-1999 by Ord. No. 13-1999; amended in its entirety 3-11-2002 by Ord. No. 2-2002. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 17-1 Service charge established.

A service charge in the amount of $20 shall be imposed on any taxes, fees or other charges due to the City of East Orange where a check or draft has been submitted to the City toward the payment of such taxes, fees or other charges and such check or draft is returned for insufficient funds. The City Council authorizes the appropriate municipal officer to demand that future payments be tendered in cash or by certified or cashier's check on any account where a check tendered for payment on such account is returned for insufficient funds. In addition, the service charge aforesaid may be collected in any manner authorized by N.J.S.A. 40:5-18.

§ 17-2 Future determination of amount of service charge for returned checks.

It is hereby authorized that the amount of such service charge in the future shall be determined by resolution of the governing body consistent with the applicable state statutes.