§ 10-1002.  Sheriff's Fees. 315
   (1)   Real Estate Executions. Any writ of execution or any other writ or order issued out of any Court requiring the levy or seizure of lands and tenements or selling the same according to law:
      (a)   For receiving, processing and service, one hundred fifty dollars ($150).
      (b)   For conducting sale, and processing same, three hundred dollars ($300).
      In addition, a commission of eight percent (8%) will be charged on the highest successful bid processed by the Sheriff.
      In addition, the purchaser shall pay the Sheriff any fee of the Prothonotary for the acknowledgement of the Sheriff's deed and the fee of the Department of Records for recording the same.
      (c)   For sending letter of notice of sale to defendants as per the Pennsylvania Civil Rules of Procedure, sixty dollars ($60).
      (d)   For staying sale after advertising and before conducting sale, one hundred fifty dollars ($150).
   (2)   Personal Property Executions and Attachments for Common Pleas. Any writ of execution or any other writ or order requiring levy or seizure of personal property or selling the same according to law.
      (a)   For receiving, processing and service, one hundred fifty dollars ($150).
      (b)   For conducting sale and processing same, seventy-five dollars ($75).
      (c)   For filing of property claim and processing, fifty dollars ($50).
      (d)   For petition to intervene, stay, set aside, seventy-five dollars ($75). 316
      (e)   For appraisement of personal property by virtue of any act or ordinance, seventy-five dollars ($75).
      (f)   For each watchman to take care of property levied upon or taken in legal custody, when necessary or requested for each eight-hour period or any fraction thereof, three hundred dollars ($300).
      (g)   For receiving and processing each wage claim, rent claim or exemption claim, thirty dollars ($30).
      In addition, the Sheriff shall charge and receive as an official fee, a commission of eight percent (8%) of the total amount realized from sale, levied upon by the Sheriff, or other funds held in escrow.
      In addition, the Sheriff shall charge all costs necessary to transport, store, and protect any goods or livestock levied upon or attached to be paid by the plaintiff, petitioner or party requiring same to be incurred.
      (h)   For all Municipal Court executions, ninety dollars ($90).
      (i)   Posting of Sheriff sale bills, seventy-five dollars ($75).
   (3)   Writs of Summons, Complaints, Bill in Equity, Rule, Decree, Order, Citation, Subpoena, Interrogatories, Official Notice, Replevins without Bond, Mortgage Foreclosure, Foreign Attachment, Fraudulent Debtors Attachment, Revival of Judgment, Injunction. (All forms of legal process not otherwise provided for elsewhere or requiring the actual seizure of goods.)
      (a)   For receiving, processing and service, one hundred fifty dollars ($150).
      (b)   For each additional defendant serviced, thirty dollars ($30).
      (c)   For enforcement of any injunction or court order for each day of enforcement or any fraction thereof the City shall be reimbursed for all City incurred costs, after an initial filing fee paid by the petitioner, three thousand dollars ($3,000).
      (d)   For Municipal Court services, ninety dollars ($90).
      (e)   The actual cost of the Deputy Sheriff's salary, including overtime, for any period beyond the normal eight (8) hours working day from Monday to Friday. (The normal working day does not include Saturday, Sunday or any official holiday.)
   (4)   Replevins with Bond, Writs of Possession, Writs of Foreign Attachment or Fraudulent Debtors Attachments Requiring Seizure of Goods.
      (a)   For receiving, processing and service, three hundred dollars ($300).
      (b)   For each additional day or any portion thereof necessary to carry out said writ, one hundred fifty dollars ($150).
      In addition, the Sheriff shall charge all costs necessary to transport, store and protect any goods or livestock taken under the aforesaid writs to be paid by the plaintiff, petitioner, or party requiring the same to be incurred.
   (5)   Warrants, Capias, Decree, Attachment for Contempt, Order of Court when the Defendant's Body Is Taken into Custody on Order of Court.
      (a)   For receiving, processing and service, one hundred fifty dollars ($150).
   (6)   Miscellaneous.
      (a)   For the execution of any matter directed to the Sheriff or required by law or rule of court the performance of which is not herein mentioned, the Sheriff shall receive the same official fees, commissions and legal costs, including mileage, as for similar service herein specifically provided for. Flat mileage fee for service of any writ, complaint, court order or any other writ, twenty-five dollars ($25).
      (b)   Funeral or sick orders of court regarding prisoners: From County Prison to any funeral parlor within the City limits – during normal working hours, sixty-six dollars ($66).
      (c)   From Graterford Prison to any funeral parlor within the City limits during normal working hours, eighty-six dollars ($86).
      From any city, county or state institution to any funeral parlor within the City limits, the actual costs of the Deputy Sheriff's salary, including overtime, if any, plus mileage in an amount determined by applying the standard mileage rate established by the Internal Revenue Service, and toll or bridge fees.

 

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   Added, 1969 Ordinances, p. 1422; amended, 1976 Ordinances, p. 1159; amended, 1985 Ordinances, p. 1089; amended, Bill No. 960401-A (approved July 1, 1997); amended, Bill No. 160551 (became law September 22, 2016), effective October 22, 2016.
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   Added and subsequent subsections renumbered, Bill No. 960401-A (approved July 1, 1997).