§ 5527.1. Ten year limitation
Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial ProcedureEffective: June 19, 2019
Effective: June 19, 2019
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5527.1
§ 5527.1. Ten year limitation
(1) Where an additional lot abuts and is contiguous to real property and has been regularly used as part of and incident to the real property, a possessor who seeks to acquire title to real property under this section may also include the contiguous lot in the action to quiet title under subsection (c).
(3) Notice shall be provided in a form approved by rule of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which form shall include the metes and bounds description, deed reference, street address, postal zip code, uniform parcel identifier or tax parcel number and the notices of the one-year period to cure as stated in subsection (d).
(2)(i) If an action in ejectment is so filed and served in accordance with the requirements of this section and the verdict and judgment in the ejectment action are rendered in favor of the record owners, or their heirs, successors and assigns, then both the 10-year statute of limitations set forth in this section and the 21-year statute of limitations set forth in section 5530 (relating to twenty-one year limitation) are tolled, and the court shall render a judgment in favor of the record owners, or their heirs, successors and assigns, disposing of the quiet title action.
(iii) supersede any applicable provision of law, including, but not limited to, the act of July 31, 1968 (P.L. 805, No. 247),1 known as the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, or a zoning code of a city of the first class or city of the second class as the case may be, and any subdivision or land use ordinance, to the extent applicable, then in effect in the jurisdiction where the subject property is located. Nothing contained in this section shall limit the otherwise applicable jurisdiction of any zoning officer, zoning hearing board, zoning board of adjustment or governing body with respect to the subject property.
(2) owned by the United States, the Commonwealth, a local government, or any agency, authority or other unit of the United States, the Commonwealth or local government, including, but not limited to, a redevelopment authority, municipal authority and school district or joint agency or authority of the United States, the Commonwealth or local government unit.
(g) Nonexclusive remedy.--The relief available under this section is intended to be cumulative and not exclusive of any other rights or remedies that may be available under law or equity, including, but not limited to, the determination of title to a decedent's interest in real estate under 20 Pa.C.S. § 3546 (relating to determination of title to decedent's interest in real estate).
“Real property.” Real estate not exceeding one-half acre in area that is:
“Single-family dwelling.” A residence designed for occupancy by one household, whether detached from or attached to other structures.
2018, June 19, P.L. 223, No. 34, § 1, effective in 1 year [June 19, 2019].
53 P.S. § 10101 et seq.
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5527.1, PA ST 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5527.1
Current through 2021 Regular Session Act 90. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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