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ORDINANCE 2004-03 (2)ORDINANCE 2004 -2 -3 ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE 95 -36, ENTITLED, "REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES, TOWNSHIP OF CHERRY HILL ", CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE XXIII (FEES) WHEREAS, the Township of Cherry Hill Division of Licensing and Vital Statistics provides copies of documents such as birth certificates, marriage licenses and death certificates to requestors; and WHEREAS, at times, the requestor does not know the exact date of the document being requested and thus . staff time is'required to find the document; and WHEREAS, Ordinance 95 -36, Chapter 2, Article XXIII (Fees), Section 2- 43.4(a)(5) provides for a research fee for these documents that has not been changed since 1999; and WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of the Township to increase this research fee to better reflect the actual cost of the staff's time. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Township Council of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden and State of New Jersey that Ordinance 95 -36, entitled "Revised General Ordinances, Township of Cherry Hill ", Chapter 2, Article XXIII (Fees), be amended as follows: Section 1. Article XXIII FEES 2 -43.3 FEES FOR PUBLIC RECORDS 2 -43.4 Copies of Documents a. Remains as written. 1. through 4 remains as written 5. (amended) A research fee of $7.00 per each year researched shall be charged if the date of birth, death or marriage is unknown or approximate. b. through f. remains as written. Section 2. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with this ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency only. Section 3. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon successful passage. INTRODUCED: FEBRUARY 9, 2004 ADOPTED: FEBRUARY 23, 2004 COUNCI RESIDENT MAYOR ATTEST: 4 j ��, a�z- NANCY L. kAFFOS, RMCV TOWNSHIP CLERK