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§ 11018.9. Publication of proposed ordinances

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 110. Council (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter A.1. Ordinances (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 25, 2016
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.9
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 36014;  PA ST 53 P.S. § 36018.9
§ 11018.9. Publication of proposed ordinances
(a) Publication required.--A proposed ordinance, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, shall be published in a newspaper of general circulation not more than 60 days nor fewer than seven days prior to enactment.
(b) Contents.--
(1) Except as otherwise provided by law, the publication of a proposed ordinance shall include either:
(i) the full text; or
(ii) the title and a summary of the ordinance setting forth the provisions in reasonable detail and a reference to a place within the city where copies of the proposed ordinance may be examined.
(2) If the full text is not published, the newspaper in which the proposed ordinance is published shall be furnished a copy of the ordinance, upon request.
(c) Readvertisement.--In the event substantial amendments are made in the proposed ordinance, before voting upon enactment, council shall, within 10 days, readvertise in one newspaper of general circulation a brief summary setting forth all provisions and amendments in reasonable detail.


2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.9, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11018.9
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 96. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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