Township of North Strabane, PA
Washington County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Part 1 STREET EXCAVATIONS

§ 101 Definitions and Interpretation.

§ 102 Permit Required to Make Opening or Excavation.

§ 103 Application for Permit.

§ 104 Permit Fee.

§ 105 Issuance of Permits Restricted.

§ 106 Information Contained on Permit.

§ 107 Permit Approval/Disapproval.

§ 108 Responsibility to Contact Utilities.

§ 109 Refilling of Opening or Excavation; Restoration of Surface.

§ 110 Responsibility of Permit Holder for Certain Work.

§ 111 Requirements for Work; Correction of Unsatisfactory Work.

§ 112 Emergency Openings.

§ 113 Restrictions Regarding Trees and Shrubbery.

§ 114 Work Necessitating Excavations to be Done Prior to Street Improvements; Exception.

§ 115 Permittee Responsibilities for Future Relocation of Work.

§ 116 Conditions for Laying and Extending Utility Lines.

§ 117 Bond Required.

§ 118 Payment for Work Done by Township.

§ 119 Penalties.

§ 120 Applicability.

Part 2 CURB CUTS AND DRIVEWAY CONSTRUCTION

§ 201 Width of Driveways.

§ 202 Permit Required.

§ 203 Fee.

§ 204 Sidewalk Not to be Disturbed.

§ 205 Rectification of Improper Work.

§ 206 Penalties.

Part 3 SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION SAFETY MEASURES

§ 301 Safety Precautions to be Used During Sidewalk Construction.

§ 302 Temporary Bridges During Excavation.

§ 303 Approval.

§ 304 Penalties.

Part 4 CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF STREETS

§ 401 Regulations on Construction and Width of Streets.

§ 402 Manner of Assessment of Work Costs.

§ 403 Time Limit for Payment of Assessments.

§ 404 Collection of Delinquent Assessments or Installments.

§ 405 Installment Payment Procedure.

§ 406 Property Owners to Lay Branch Pipes and Connect with Sewer, Water and Gas Lines Before Street Improvements.

§ 407 Municipality May Do Work and Collect Costs.

Part 5 STREET ADOPTION

§ 501 Policy.

§ 502 Investigation of Existing Private Roads.

§ 503 Petition.

§ 504 Justification of Expenditure of Municipal Funds.

§ 505 Investigation; Estimate of Costs; Report by Solicitor.

§ 506 Decision by Board of Supervisors.

§ 507 Review by Engineer and Solicitor.

§ 508 Cost Responsibility.

§ 509 Implied Acceptance by Public User.

§ 510 Acceptance Procedure.

§ 511 Record of Testimony.

§ 512 Liquid Fuel Tax Requirements to be Met.

§ 513 Improvements.

§ 514 Improvement Cost Assessments.

§ 515 Utility Line Considerations.

§ 516 Additional Regulations.

Part 6 DRIVING OVER CURBS AND/OR SIDEWALKS

§ 601 Procedure for Driving on Curbs or Sidewalks.

§ 602 Report Required of Damage to Curbs or Sidewalks.

§ 603 Penalties.

Part 7 BEFOULING STREETS

§ 701 Proper Operation of Vehicles.

§ 702 Befouling of Streets Unlawful.

§ 703 Penalties.

Part 8 PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY

§ 801 Purpose.

§ 802 Singular Point of Contact.

§ 803 Definitions.

§ 804 Requirement for a Right-of-Way Permit.

§ 805 Application for a Right-of-Way Permit.

§ 806 Duration and Suspension of Right-of-Way Permits.

§ 807 Requirement for a Construction Permit.

§ 808 Notification Requirements.

§ 809 Fees and Expenses.

§ 810 Management of Rights-of-Way.

§ 811 Construction Standards.

§ 812 Indemnification and Insurance.

§ 813 Reporting Requirements.

§ 814 Sale or Transfer of Rights of Permit Holder.

§ 815 Performance Bond.

§ 816 Termination.

§ 817 Removal.

§ 818 Enforcement.

§ 819 Police Powers.

§ 820 Equal Application.