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§ 13703. Acquisition of lands and buildings

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 137. Parks, Playgrounds and Recreation Centers
Effective: January 25, 2016
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 13703
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 38703
§ 13703. Acquisition of lands and buildings
By purchase, gift or right of eminent domain, a city may enter upon, take, use and acquire land, property or a building for the purpose of making, extending, enlarging and maintaining a recreation place. The recreation place shall consist of a public park, parkway, playground, field, gymnasium, public bath, swimming pool or indoor recreation center. A city may:
(1) Levy and collect a special tax as may be necessary to pay for the recreation place.
(2) Make appropriations for the improvement, maintenance, care, regulation and governing of the recreation place.
(3) Designate and set apart for use, for a purpose specified in this section, land and a building owned by the city and not dedicated or devoted to other public use.
(4) Lease land and a building in the city for temporary use for a purpose specified under this section. Land, property and a building outside the limits of the city may be purchased or acquired for the recreation place with the consent of the governing body of the municipal corporation in which the land, property or building is situated.


2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 13703, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 13703
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 7. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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