Township of Cranberry, PA
Butler County
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[Ord. 77, 6/10/1974; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005; and by Ord. 2012-428, 6/7/2012, § 1]
In accordance with the provisions of § 2322 of the Second Class Township Code, 53 P.S. § 67322, as amended, no structure, facility, or utility may be constructed, erected, or placed upon, below, inside, or over any portion of a Township roadway right-of-way except under such conditions, restrictions and regulations relating to the installation and maintenance thereof, as may be prescribed in permits and road maintenance agreements (Appendix 17-H) granted by the Township for such purpose.
[Ord. 77, 6/10/1974; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
The application for a permit shall be on a form prescribed by the Township and submitted to the Township. The application shall be accompanied by a fee in accordance with the schedule of fees set forth by the Township, for roadway occupancy permits and restoration charges. In addition, the applicant shall submit a sketch showing such dimensions as the location of the intended facility, width of the traveled roadway, right-of-way lines and a dimension to the nearest intersecting street.
[Added by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
The Board of Supervisors of Cranberry Township shall establish by resolution a schedule of fees for the obtaining of permits required under the provisions of this part. Such resolution shall be duly recorded in the Resolution Book of the Township and such fee schedule shall be reproduced and made available upon request at the Township building. The resolution providing for the various fees shall be periodically reviewed and amended, where necessary, by resolution of the Board of Supervisors. The issuance of a permit shall be contingent upon the payment of the proper fee as established by the resolution and the fee schedule.
[Ord. 77, 6/10/1974]
A permit shall be issued to the applicant after all the aforementioned requirements have been filed.
[Ord. 77, 6/10/1974]
Upon completion of the work, the applicant shall give written notice thereof to the Township.
[Ord. 77, 6/10/1974]
Upon completion of the work authorized by the permit, the Township shall inspect the work and, when necessary, enforce compliance with the conditions, restrictions and regulations prescribed by the permit. Where any settlement or defect in the work occurs, if the applicant shall fail to rectify any such settlement or other defect, within 60 days after written notice from the Township to do so, the Township may do the work and shall impose upon the applicant the cost thereof, together with an additional 20% of such cost.
[Ord. 77, 6/10/1974; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this part, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a district judge in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this part continues or each section of this part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.