Borough of Old Forge, PA
Lackawanna County
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Submission of preliminary and final plans. Preliminary and final plans shall not be required for urban renewal areas, public housing sites and other lands acquired by public bodies having eminent domain powers, provided that the municipality approves such other plans (e.g., urban renewal plans) as are required under local, state or federal laws and/or regulations.
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Monuments and markers. Monuments and markers for urban renewal areas, etc., as above shall not be required to be placed until such time as the appropriate public body has acquired all of the land within the subdivision boundaries.
Where areas have been predominantly improved with residences prior to the adoption of this chapter, including leased properties, the municipality may not require improvements to be made in such areas when the property is subdivided.
In any particular case where the developer or his or her engineer can show by plan and/or written statement that, by reason of exceptional topographic or other physical conditions, strict enforcement of one or more requirements of this chapter would result in extreme practical difficulties and undue hardship, the municipality may grant reasonable modifications, provided that they:
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Will not be contrary to the public interest.
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Will not impair the intent and purpose of this chapter or the desirable general development of the neighborhood and the community.
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Do not include any relaxation of the grading provisions of this chapter as are contained in § 305-24 herein.