[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Atlantic City 12-21-1994 by Ord. No. 107-1994. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 2-21-1996 by Ord. No. 8-1996]
Hereafter, a service charge of $20 shall be added to any account owing to the city if payment tendered on the account was made by check or other written instrument and such check or other written instrument is returned for insufficient funds.
Whenever such account owing to the city is for a tax or special assessment, the service charge hereby authorized shall be included on the list of delinquent accounts prepared for the enforcement of the city's lien.
The service charge authorized hereby shall be collected in the manner prescribed by law for the collection of the account for which said check or other written instrument was tendered.
So long as the account remains in the name of the person or entity for which the account was named or titled at the time the returned check or other written instrument was tendered, future payments on such account shall be tendered in cash or by certified or cashier's check.