Chapter 3.56


3.56.010    Purpose and intent.

3.56.010 Purpose and intent.

Pursuant to the authority of Revenue and Taxation Code Section 2509.1 and Government Code Section 54985 et seq., when negotiable paper offered in payment of any tax, assessment or redemption is returned unpaid, the tax collector shall charge the person who attempted payment through the unpaid negotiable paper a fee of seventy-five dollars to cover the cost of making required notifications to the person, processing the returned negotiable paper and making the required cancellations on the tax roll.  This fee may be added to the tax bill and collected in the same manner as costs recovered under Revenue and Taxation Code Section 2621.  (Ord. 1726 §1, 2012:  Ord. 1685 §1, 2009:  Ord. 1596 §1, 2004).