Township of Robinson, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Robinson 4-22-1961 by Ord. No. 1-1961 (Ch. 4, Part 1, of the 1985 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
All persons, firms or corporations be and they are hereby required to obtain a permit from the Township Zoning Officer for the construction of any building or structure in the Township of Robinson or for the construction of any addition to an existing building or structure.
An application shall be made by the owner or his authorized agent to the Township Zoning Officer for such permit, which application shall contain the name and address of the owner contemplating such construction, as aforesaid, the name of the contractor, if any, to effect said construction, the location of the property whereon said construction is proposed to occur, with a brief description of the contemplated construction or addition, the estimated price thereof, the time of the commencement of the work and the estimated time of the completion of the work.
All permits issued pursuant to this chapter must be posted in a noticeable and obvious manner upon those premises described in the application for said permit as the premises whereon the construction was proposed to occur.
[Amended 9-9-1985 by Ord. No. 1-85]
Any permit granted in accordance with the provision of this chapter, shall be invalid unless the work is commenced within a period of one year.[1]
Editor's Note: Original Section 4, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 9-9-1985 by Ord. No. 1-1985.
[Amended 9-9-1985 by Ord. No. 1-85; at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding brought before a Magisterial District Judge under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, be guilty of a summary offense and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, plus costs of prosecution. In default of payment thereof, the defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days. Each day or portion thereof that such violation continues or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this chapter that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense.