Home Table of Contents

§ 517. Appeals

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 26 Pa.C.S.A. Eminent DomainEffective: September 1, 2006

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 26 Pa.C.S.A. Eminent Domain (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Procedure for Determining Damages
Effective: September 1, 2006
26 Pa.C.S.A. § 517
§ 517. Appeals
(a) Contents.--The appeal shall set forth:
(1) The name of appellant and appellee.
(2) A brief description or identification of the property involved and the condemnee's interest.
(3) A reference to the proceedings appealed from and the date of the filing of the viewers' report.
(4) Objections, if any, to the viewers' report, other than to the amount of the award.
(5) A demand for jury trial, if desired. If the appellant desires a jury trial, the appellant shall at the time of filing the appeal endorse the appeal or file separately a written demand for jury trial, signed by the appellant or counsel.
(b) Jury trial.--
(1) If no demand for jury trial is made by the appellant, any other party may file a written demand for jury trial within 15 days after being served with a copy of the appeal.
(2) If no party makes a demand for a jury trial as provided in this section, the right to jury trial shall be deemed to have been waived, and the court shall try the case without a jury.
(c) Service.--The appellant shall serve a copy of the appeal on all other parties within five days after filing the appeal. Proof of service of a copy of the appeal shall be filed by the appellant.
(d) Other pleadings not required.--No other pleadings shall be required and the cause shall be deemed at issue.


2006, May 4, P.L. 112, No. 34, § 1, effective in 120 days [Sept. 1, 2006].
26 Pa.C.S.A. § 517, PA ST 26 Pa.C.S.A. § 517
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
End of Document