[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Upper Deerfield 3-7-1991 by Ord. No. 373 (§ 1-16 of the 1977 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be imposed a service charge to be added to any account owed to the Township of Upper Deerfield if payment tendered on the account was by a check or other written instrument which was returned for insufficient funds.
Whenever an account owing to the Township of Upper Deerfield is for a tax or special assessment, the service charge authorized by this section shall be included on whatever list of delinquent accounts is prepared for the enforcement of the lien.
The service charge for a check or other written instrument returned for insufficient funds shall be in the amount of $20 per check or other written instrument.
Any 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 was tendered. In addition, the Township Committee may require future payments to be tendered in cash, by certified check or cashier's check.