Township of Upper Providence, PA
Delaware County
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GENERAL REFERENCES
Construction and repair of streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 1020.
[Ord. No. 97, passed 6-4-1974]
In accordance with the provisions of Section 1156 of Article XI 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 purpose.
[Ord. No. 97, passed 6-4-1974]
The application for a permit shall be on a form prescribed by the Township and submitted to the Township in triplicate. The application shall be accompanied by a fee in accordance with the schedule of fees set forth by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for highway occupancy permits and restoration charges. In addition, the applicant shall submit three copies of a sketch showing dimensions such as the location of the intended facility, the width of the traveled roadway, right-of-way lines and a dimension to the nearest intersecting street.
[Ord. No. 97, passed 6-4-1974]
A permit shall be issued to the applicant after all the aforementioned requirements have been complied with.
[Ord. No. 97, passed 6-4-1974]
Upon completion of hard work, the applicant shall give written notice thereof to the Township.
[Ord. No. 97, passed 6-4-1974]
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. If the applicant shall fail to rectify any settlement or other defect in the work that may occur, within 60 days after written notice from the Township to do so, the Township may do the work and shall impose upon the applicant the cost thereof, together with an additional 20% of such cost.
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Editor's Note: See Section 202.99 for general Code penalty.