Fowler v. City of Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Bd., 2018 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 171 (May 22, 2018)
Bd. of Supervisors of Willistown Twp. v. Main Line Gardens, Inc., 2018 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 160 (May 9, 2018)
Friends of Lackawanna v. Dunmore Borough Zoning Hearing Bd., 2018 Pa. Commw. LEXIS 157 (May 7, 2018)
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PA Municipalities Planning Code (MPC)
The Municipalities Planning Code (pdf format) establishes the framework for land use planning and regulation in Pennsylvania. The MPC sets powers, duties, and procedures that apply uniformly to all classes of local governments – counties, cities, boroughs, townships, and home-rule municipalities – except the cities of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Sections 301(6) and 603(b) of the MPC require that local comprehensive lans and zoning ordinances be consistent with and not exceed the requirements contained in a number of specific statutes.
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In addition to those acts listed in the MPC, there are other state laws that are of importance to local officials and others interested in sound land use.
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