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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 19 Dec 2012

Legislative update in Pennsylvania - December 2012

House Bill No. 2365 proposes to amend the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) by revising Section 508 of the MPC regarding the approval of plats.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 28 Nov 2012

Legislative update in Pennsylvania - November 2012

House Bill No. 2595 proposes to amend what is known as the "Outdoor Advertising Control Act of 1971" (Act) by adding language to the Act that would further provide control criteria for the lighting of outdoor advertising signs pursuant to the Act.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 19 Sep 2012

Legislative update in Pennsylvania

Act No. 97 of 2012, which was approved by Governor Corbett on July 5, 2012 and takes effect 60 days thereafter, amends the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) by, among other things, adding requirements that municipalities notify school districts of approved plans for residential developments within impacted school districts.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 26 Jul 2012

Legislative update in Pennsylvania

House Bill No. 1718 proposes to amend the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) by, among other things, increasing the number of days that an applicant can dispute the amount of review fees from 45 to 100 days, clarifying the amount of the posted financial security that a municipality can retain and adding language that a municipality can only require financial security for a term not to exceed 18 months from the date of acceptance of dedication for dedicated improvements.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 21 Jun 2012

Legislative update in Pennsylvania

You may recall that I previously wrote about House Bill No. 1702, which proposed to reenact and amend what is commonly referred to as the Borough Code as the code was in substantially the same form since 1966.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 11 May 2012

Legislative update in Pennsylvania

House Bill No. 1414 proposes to amend Section 906 of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) by adding language regarding the ability of the chairman of a zoning hearing board to designate alternate members of the board.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 18 Apr 2012

Legislative update in PA

Senate Bill No. 1419 proposes to amend the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (“MPC”) by allowing municipalities in certain situations to retain a payment in lieu of dedication of land for park or recreation purposes for 10 years instead of the now-permitted three years.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 26 Mar 2012

Legislative update in Pennsylvania

House Bill No. 1702 proposes to reenact and amend what is commonly referred to as the Borough Code, which has been substantial in its current form since 1966.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 21 Feb 2012

Legislative update in Pennsylvania

House Bill No. 484 proposes to amend the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) by revising the provisions that subdivision and land development ordinances may include in connection with requirements regarding the imposition of fees in lieu of the public dedication of land.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 20 Jan 2012

Legislative update in Pennsylvania - January 2012

House Bill No. 1484 proposes to amend the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) by adding a definition of a new term, “mailed notice,” and providing a mechanism by which landowners and owners of a mineral interest in land can obtain notice of various public hearings.

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