Township of Hempfield, PA
Westmoreland County
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Hempfield 2-10-1969 as Ord. No. 69-1. Sections 23-5, 23-6, 23-12A, B and C and 23-43 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See Ch. 20.
Building permits — See Ch. 41.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 47.
Mobile home parks and rental property — See Ch. 57.
Sewers — See Ch. 67.
Solid waste — See Ch. 70.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 72.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 75.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 76.
Zoning - See Ch. 87.
Article I Interpretation, Purpose and Definitions

§ 23-1 Interpretation.

§ 23-2 Purpose.

§ 23-3 Appropriations, grants and gifts.

§ 23-4 Definitions.

Article II Planning Agencies

§ 23-5 Creation of planning agencies.

§ 23-6 Planning Commission.

§ 23-7 Appointments, terms and vacancies.

§ 23-8 Existing Commission.

§ 23-9 Membership.

§ 23-10 Removal.

§ 23-11 Conduct of business.

§ 23-12 Powers and duties of planning agency.

§ 23-13 Administrative and technical assistance.

§ 23-14 Assistance from other sources.

Article III Comprehensive Plan

§ 23-15 Preparation of Comprehensive Plan.

§ 23-16 Adoption of Comprehensive Plan.

§ 23-17 Legal status of Comprehensive Plan.

§ 23-18 Legal status of county plan.

§ 23-19 Legal status of plans within school districts.

§ 23-20 Consideration of county's plan.

Article IV Official Map

§ 23-21 Grant of power.

§ 23-22 Adoption of Official Map; amendments.

§ 23-23 Effect of approved plats on Official Map.

§ 23-24 Effect of Official Map on mapped streets, watercourses and public grounds.

§ 23-25 Buildings in mapped streets, watercourses and public grounds.

§ 23-26 Time limitations on reservations for future takings.

§ 23-27 Release of damage claims.

§ 23-28 Notice to other municipalities.

Article V Subdivision and Land Development

§ 23-29 Grant of power.

§ 23-30 Jurisdiction of county planning agencies.

§ 23-31 Contents of subdivision ordinance.

§ 23-32 Enactment of subdivision ordinance.

§ 23-33 Enactment of amendments.

§ 23-34 Publication after enactment.

§ 23-35 Effect of subdivision ordinance.

§ 23-36 Approval of plats.

§ 23-37 Prerequisites for approval of final plats.

§ 23-38 Release of improvement bonds.

§ 23-39 Remedies to effect completion of improvements.

§ 23-40 Appeals to court.

§ 23-41 Recording of plat.

§ 23-42 Effect of plat approval on Official Map.

§ 23-43 Violations and penalties.

§ 23-44 Saving clause.

Article VI Zoning

§ 23-45 Preparation of Zoning Ordinance.Editor's Note: A Zoning Ordinance was adopted 11-20-1978 as Ord. No. 78-34 and is included in the Code as Ch. 87.