Township of Raccoon, PA
Beaver County
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[Adopted 6-10-1974 by Ord. No. 6-74]
In accordance with the provisions of 53 P.S. § 67322 of the Second Class Township Code, as amended, no railroad or street railway shall hereafter be constructed upon any Township road, nor shall any railroad or street railway crossings, nor any gas pipe, water pipe, electric conduits, or other piping, be laid upon or in, nor shall any telephone, telegraph or electric light or power poles, or any coal tipples or any other obstructions be erected upon or in any portion of a Township road except under such conditions, restrictions and regulations relating to the installation and maintenance thereof, as may be prescribed in permits granted by the Township for such purposes.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
The application for a permit shall be on a form prescribed by the Township and submitted to the Township in duplicate. The application shall be accompanied by a fee in accordance with the Schedule of Fees set forth by the Department of Transportation for highway occupancy permits and restoration charges. In addition, the applicant shall submit three copies of a sketch showing such dimensions as the location of the intended facility, width of the traveled roadway, right-of-way lines and a dimension to the nearest intersecting street.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
A permit shall be issued to the applicant after all the aforementioned requirements have been filed.
Upon completion of the work, the applicant shall give written notice thereof to the Township.
Upon completion of the work authorized by the permit, the Township shall inspect the work and, when necessary enforce compliance with the conditions, restrictions and regulations prescribed by the permit. In addition to that inspection, the Board of Supervisors or its agents may reinspect the work not more than two years after its completion, and if any settlement of the road surface or other defect appears in the work contrary to the conditions, restrictions and regulations of the Township, the Board of Supervisors may enforce compliance therewith. Where any settlement or defect in the work occurs, if the applicant fails to rectify a defect which presents an immediate or imminent safety or health problem within 48 hours or any other defect within 60 days after written notice from the Township to do so, the Township may do the work and impose upon the applicant the cost thereof, together with an additional 20% of such cost.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Any person, firm, or corporation or utility which shall violate any of the provisions of this article shall be subject to civil enforcement procedures as set forth in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II.