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§ 12915. Power to open and alter 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. § 12915
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 37915
§ 12915. Power to open and alter streets
(a) General rule.--With regard to any street or any part of a street within city limits, a city may, with or without any petition of property owners, do any of the following:
(1) Open, widen, straighten, alter, extend and improve.
(2) Establish or reestablish the grades.
(3) Keep in order and repair and in safe passable condition.
(4) Vacate and discontinue when deemed expedient for the public good.
(5) With the approval of the Department of Transportation, vacate highways laid out by the Commonwealth within the city limits which have remained unopened for 30 years.
(b) Payment.--A city may pay for any of the actions authorized in subsection (a), either in whole or in part, from the general revenues of the city.


2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12915, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12915
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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