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§ 12902. Laying out streets

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 11 Pa.C.S.A. CitiesEffective: January 25, 2016

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 11 Pa.C.S.A. Cities
Part V. Third Class Cities (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 129. Streets
Effective: January 25, 2016
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12902
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 37902
§ 12902. Laying out streets
(a) General rule.--A city may lay out streets by any of the following means:
(1) Identifying the street on a comprehensive map of city streets.
(2) Identifying the street in an amendment to the comprehensive map.
(3) Identifying the street in a recorded subdivision or land development plan.
(4) An ordinance laying out any area for future opening as a public street.
(b) Filing of ordinance.--If, at the time of the enactment of an ordinance in accordance with subsection (a)(4), the lines of the laid-out street include property not subject to use as a public passageway, the ordinance shall be filed with the recorder of deeds of the county where the city is located.
(c) Indexing of ordinances.--The recorder of deeds shall index the ordinance by the name of the city, the name of the property owner and, if applicable, the parcel number of the property through which the proposed street is laid out.


2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12902, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12902
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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