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§ 145A08. Collection of assessments

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 145A. Assessments for Public Improvements (Refs & Annos)
Effective: January 25, 2016
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 145A08
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 39508-AFormerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 38210
§ 145A08. Collection of assessments
(a) Authority.--Council shall have the power to authorize the city treasurer or other city official to collect assessments.
(b) Procedure.--The following shall apply to the collection of assessments:
(1) A city may collect an assessment that remains unpaid for 60 days after personal notice was given pursuant to section 145A03 (relating to notice of assessment) unless an installment agreement has been entered into pursuant to section 145A07 (relating to payment of assessments in installments).
(2) An assessment made under this chapter may be collected in the same manner as municipal claims under the Municipal Claim and Tax Lien Law1 or by instituting a civil action against the owner of the property benefited.
(3) Interest on an unpaid assessment shall begin to accrue from the time of completion of the improvement at a rate of 10% per year unless a bond is issued for the improvement, in which case the maximum interest rate shall be pursuant to section 9 of the Municipal Claim and Tax Lien Law.2
(4) If a property owner has two or more lots against which there is an assessment for the same improvement, all of the lots may be embraced in one claim.
(5) Assessments, whether paid one time or by installments, shall be payable at the office of the city treasurer or any other place designated by ordinance.


2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].


53 P.S. § 7101 et seq.
53 P.S. § 7143.
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 145A08, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 145A08
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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