Township of Upper Burrell, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Burrell as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-3-1974 by Ord. No. 2-1974; amended in its entirety 8-8-2011 by Ord. No. 6-2011]

§ 244-1 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
LANDLORD
Any person or persons, natural or corporate, who or which allows other persons, natural or corporate, to occupy real estate or portions of real estate owned by or in the control of the landlord.

§ 244-2 Report required.

A landlord shall file occupancy reports with the Township Manager within 30 days after a new or additional person, natural or corporate, occupies all, or a portion, of real estate owned by or in the control of the landlord.

§ 244-3 Annual update.

If no new or additional person or persons, natural or corporate, have occupied all or a portion of the real estate owned by, or in the control of, the landlord since the filing of the most recent occupancy report, then, annually, on or before the 31st day of January of each year, the landlord shall file a certification to that effect with the Township Manager on forms available at the office of the Township Manager.

§ 244-4 Required information.

An occupancy report shall contain the following information:
A. 
The names of all persons, natural or corporate, having a right to occupy real estate owned by, or in the control of, the landlord.
B. 
The complete mailing address of all persons, natural or corporate, so occupying.
C. 
The name, address and telephone number of the landlord.
D. 
Signature of the landlord.

§ 244-5 Violations and penalties.

Any landlord who shall fail to comply with any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine of not more than $300 for each and every violation thereof. It shall be a separate violation:
A. 
As to each person, natural or corporate, occupying all or a portion of real estate owned by, or in the control of, the landlord.
B. 
As to each failure to provide an occupancy report or certification of no change in occupancy when due.
C. 
As to each successive thirty-day period following the due date of an occupancy report or certification of no change in occupancy.

§ 244-6 Use of reports.

The Township Manager shall supply the names and addresses of all persons, natural or corporate, occupying real estate obtained by him hereunder to the Upper Burrell Township Tax Collector and to all other officials and departments of the Township requesting same for the proper performance of their duties.