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§ 12916. Ordinances when no petition is presented

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. § 12916
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 37916
§ 12916. Ordinances when no petition is presented
(a) General rule.--An ordinance shall be enacted for the opening, widening, straightening, extending or vacating of any street without petition of property owners by the affirmative vote of a majority of the whole number of members of council, plus one.
(b) Enactment of ordinance.--The following shall apply prior to the enactment of an ordinance pursuant to subsection (a):
(1) The expiration of 28 days from the date of its introduction.
(2) Prior to the end of the 28-day period in paragraph (1), copies of the ordinance shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the city once a week for three consecutive weeks immediately following the introduction of the ordinance.
(3) In case no newspaper is published in the city, the publication shall be in the same manner in one newspaper published in the county as required by section 10109 (relating to publication of notices).


2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12916, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12916
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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