[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Berlin 4-15-1991 by Ord. No. 91-6. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A service charge shall be added to any account owing to the Borough of Berlin, provided that payment tendered on said account was by a check or other written instrument which was returned for insufficient funds.
The service charge to be imposed shall be $20 per check or other written instrument.
Whenever any account owing to the Borough of Berlin 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.
Any service charge authorized by this section 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 governing body may require future payments to be tendered in cash or by certified or cashier's check.