Township of North Strabane, PA
Washington County
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[Ord. 147, 11/26/1985]
All private driveways hereafter constructed across any pavement shall be of a width not less than eight feet, and the curb shall be curved back to the street edge of the footwalk on a radius of 1 1/2 feet.
[Ord. 147, 11/26/1985]
Before any private driveway may be constructed across a sidewalk and before any curb cut may be made, a permit shall be obtained from the Township of North Strabane. All driveways shall be laid according to specifications furnished by the Township at the time the permit is granted.
[Ord. 147, 11/26/1985]
The fee for a driveway or curb cut permit shall be as set by the Board of Supervisors by resolution from time to time.
[Ord. 147, 11/26/1985]
All paved portions of the sidewalk must not be disturbed, and the height and grade of same must remain the same as before the driveway was constructed. The balance of the pavement shall remain the same height and grade as before the construction of the driveway.
[Ord. 147, 11/26/1985]
In case any person shall construct a driveway or a curb cut and shall not conform to the requirements of this Part, the Board of Supervisors may order such person, firm or corporation to remove the improper work and replace the same in compliance with this Part. Notice to remove and replace improper work shall be given by registered or certified mail and shall state that the person, firm or corporation shall have 15 days from receipt of the notice to comply therewith. Upon noncompliance, the Municipality may do or cause the requested repairs to be done and may levy the cost of its work on such owner as a property lien to be collected in any manner provided by law.
[Ord. 147, 11/26/1985; as amended by Ord. 240, 10/28/1997]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part, upon conviction thereof in an action brought before a District Justice in the manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.