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§ 11018.11. Records of ordinances maintained by city clerk

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 11 Pa.C.S.A. CitiesEffective: September 3, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 11 Pa.C.S.A. Cities
Part V. Third Class Cities (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 110. Council (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter A.1. Ordinances (Refs & Annos)
Effective: September 3, 2019
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.11
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 36014;  PA ST 53 P.S. § 36018.11
§ 11018.11. Records of ordinances maintained by city clerk
(a) Records.--Within one month after enactment, each ordinance shall be certified and recorded by the city clerk in a book provided by the city which shall, at all times, be open to the inspection of the public. Within one month after adoption, each resolution pertaining to a tax levy shall be certified and recorded by the city clerk in a book provided by the city which shall, at all times, be open to the inspection of the public. A standard or nationally recognized code or a portion of the standard or nationally recognized code enacted by reference need not be recorded in or attached to the ordinance book but shall be deemed to have been legally recorded if the ordinance by which the code was enacted by reference is recorded, with an accompanying notation stating where the full text of the code is filed. A failure to record within the time provided shall not be deemed a defect in the process of the enactment or adoption of the ordinance or of the resolution that pertains to a tax levy.
(b) Compilation or codification.--At the close of each year, with the advice and assistance of the city solicitor, the city clerk shall bind, compile or codify all the ordinances or recorded resolutions of the city, or true copies of the ordinances or recorded resolutions, which remain in force and effect.
(c) Indexing.--The city clerk shall also properly index the record books, compilation or codification of ordinances or resolutions.
(d) Retention.--The retention of ordinances and recorded resolutions shall be in accordance with 53 Pa.C.S. Ch. 13 Subch. F1 (relating to records).
(e) Attachment.--A city ordinance or portion of a city ordinance which prior to June 6, 1963, is attached to the city ordinance book shall be considered in force as if the ordinance or portions of the ordinance were recorded directly upon the pages of the ordinance book.

Credits

2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016]. Amended 2019, July 2, P.L. 351, No. 51, § 2, effective in 60 days [Sept. 3, 2019].

Footnotes

53 Pa.C.S.A. § 1381 et seq.
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.11, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.11
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 96. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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