Delinquent Trash Fee Schedule

Collection Fee Schedule

ActionCollection Fees

Prepare and Provide Notice Pursuant to 53 PS §7106

$40 plus postage charges

Bookkeeping fee for Payment Plan up to three months


Bookkeeping fee for Payment Plan longer than three months


Handling fee for returned check


Handling fee to issue refund check


Attorney Fee Schedule

ActionAttorney Fees

Initial review and sending first demand letter


File Lien and mail second demand letter


Prepare Writ of Scire Facias


Obtain Re-Issued Writ


Prepare and mail letter under Pa. R.C.P. §237.1


Prepare Motion for Alternate Service


Prepare Default Judgment


Prepare Writ of Execution


Attendance at Sale; Review Schedule of Distribution and Resolve Distribution Issues


Continue Sheriff’s Sale


Petition to Assess Damages


Petition for Free and Clear Sale


Prepare Bankruptcy Proof of Claim


Services not covered above

Rate between $60 to $225 per hour

Additional Costs

There may also be added to a delinquent account the costs, expenses and fees incurred in collection such as, but not limited to:

  • Court fees
  • Postage
  • Sheriff fees
  • Title searches


Additionally, should a lien be filed, interest in accordance with 53 P.S. § 7143 of the Municipal Claims and Tax Liens Act will begin to accrue on the date of the filing of the lien and will continue to accrue on a daily basis, increasing the amount of the balance due.

Important Notice

The collection fees and the attorney fees listed above will be assessed only if the corresponding action is performed.