[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Freehold 1-27-1969 (§ 2-7.3e of the Revised General Ordinances), as amended through . Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
A municipal service charge as provided in Chapter 150, Fees, is hereby established for certain checks which are returned by financial institutions without payment pursuant to Chapter 105, L. 1990 (N.J.S.A. 40:5-18) for the Township of Freehold shall exist:
Whenever an account owing to a municipality is for tax, water, sewer or special assessment, the service charge shall be included on whatever list of delinquent accounts is prepared for the enforcement of the lien.
If the account owed is not for tax, water, sewer or special assessment, this service charge will be tendered in cash or by certified or cashier's check.
[Added 6-25-2013 by Ord. No. O-13-20]
The Chief Financial Officer or his or her designee may require that payment of any account owing to the Township be made by cash or by certified or cashier’s check by any person, corporation or other entity that has previously had a check or other written instrument returned to the Township because of insufficient funds.