Township of Springfield, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Springfield 1-13-2004 by Ord. No. 1412. Amendments noted where applicable.]
040-Consolidated Fee Schedule

§ 40-1 Establishment of consolidated fee schedule.

The Board of Commissioners hereby establishes a consolidated fee schedule of the Township of Springfield (the schedule).

§ 40-2 Intent.

It is the intent of the Board of Commissioners that all applicable sections of Township Code in which various fees for specific services are established and levied shall be consolidated into this schedule and noted thereon so as to permit a timely review by the Board, staff and the public of all such fees.

§ 40-3 Effective date.

All fees contained in this Schedule shall become effective as of January 2004 at the rates listed under the fee column.

§ 40-4 Annual review of fees by departments.

All departments shall review all fees under their respective jurisdiction at least once annually and shall recommend adjustment to those fees as part of the annual budget process.
The Finance Director, under the direction of the Township Manager, shall prepare an updated consolidated fee schedule with all such departmental recommendations for the Board's consideration as part of the Township Budget Ordinance each year. Any fees not adjusted in a subsequent fiscal year shall continue to be levied at the rate in effect during the previous fiscal year until otherwise enacted by the Board.

§ 40-5 Conflict with other provisions.

Notwithstanding any other provisions herein or of the Township Code, the Board shall be authorized to revise by separate legislation the rate, or any condition for the setting thereof, of any fee contained in the schedule or the Township Code.

§ 40-6 Consolidated fee schedule.

The fees shall be as follows.[1]
Editor's Note: The currently effective consolidated fee schedule is included in the on-line version of the Code of the Township of Springfield (eCode 360®). Said schedule is also on file in the Township offices.

§ 40-7 Penalty for nonpayment.

Except as otherwise provided by any other ordinance relating to a specific fee, all fees charged for services in fiscal year 2004 and thereafter shall be subject to a penalty of 10% and interest levied at the rate of 1/2% per month on any payment or any unpaid portion thereof not received by the Township within 30 days after an invoice for said services shall have been initially sent to the recipient for whom said services were rendered.