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§ 12985. Maintenance of streets forming boundaries

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. § 12985
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 37985
§ 12985. Maintenance of streets forming boundaries
(a) General rule.--A street on the boundary line between a city and another municipal corporation shall be maintained jointly by the city and the other municipal corporation.
(b) Maintenance agreement.--The officers of the city and the municipal corporation maintaining a street under subsection (a) shall enter into an agreement providing for the division of the cost of maintenance between the city and other municipal corporation.
(c) Refusal to participate.--If a municipal corporation shall fail or refuse to enter into a contract under this section, the city or any taxpayer of the noncontracting municipal corporation may petition the court of common pleas of the county, setting forth the facts.
(d) Court decision.--The court, after hearing of which notice shall be given to all parties interested as the court may direct, shall make an order directing the manner of the maintenance and the division of the cost of maintenance between the city and the other municipal corporation.

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2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12985, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 12985
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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