Township of Lower Providence, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Lower Providence 10-14-1975 by Ord. No. 196. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Department - See Ch. 40.

§ 27-1 Grant of authority; purpose.

The Lower Providence Township Building Inspector, Fire Marshal, Zoning Officer and Plumbing Inspector are hereby granted such police powers as may be necessary to file complaints, informations and citations before the appropriate District Justice. The purpose of this grant of power is to comply with recent amendments to the Rules of Criminal Procedure.

§ 27-2 Limitation of rights and obligations.

The grant of the above power to the above-named Lower Providence township officials shall not in any way be deemed to confer upon them any rights, duties or obligations of police officers of Lower Providence Township, with the exception of those powers necessary to properly administer their township functions. They shall not be considered policemen under the terms of the Police Tenure Act.[1]
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Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 811 et seq.