Township of Cranberry, PA
Butler County
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[Ord. 82, 1/28/1975; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
No person, firm or corporation shall grade, construct, install or erect a drain, culvert, footwalk, drive or driveway, or other means of ingress or egress, or anything affecting the discharge or passage of drainage water onto or along a Township right-of-way, unless and until the Township has granted a permit for such grading construction, installation or erection.
[Ord. 82, 1/28/1975]
Application for such permit shall be made by the owner or occupier, or by his contractor or agent in writing, on forms provided by the Township and in accordance with such standards as may be adopted by resolution by the Township. There shall be appended to each application a drawing or plan showing the outlines of the property affected with existing improvements, thereon, existing drains, culverts, footwalks, drives and driveways, with the proposed drain, culvert, footwalk, drive or driveway proposed to be added, and the relationship of the foregoing to the Township road, particularly with relationship to the effect on the drainage of said road.
[Ord. 82, 1/28/1975; as amended by Ord. 90, 1/6/1977]
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, when 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. 82, 1/28/1975]
The Board of Supervisors may require the alteration of plans filed with the application, specify any changes or modifications which it deems necessary, and make its approval of the granting of any permits subject to any such alterations, changes or modifications.
[Ord. 82, 1/28/1975]
All grading, construction, installation and erection shall be in strict compliance with the plans and specifications on the basis of which the permit is granted.
[Ord. 82, 1/28/1975; as amended by Ord. 2005-362, 12/15/2005]
This part shall not restrict any rights granted to the Township by the Second Class Township Code, 53 P.S. § 65101 et seq, nor does it supersede any remedy in law or equity which the Township may have under the Second Class Township Code, 53 P.S. § 65101 et seq. This part is to be enforced by the Township Inspector.
[Ord. 82, 1/28/1975; 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.