Allegheny County, PA
 
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The County Manager shall identify the department, which shall maintain a record of all grounds, properties and buildings to permit identification of all property now owned, leased, or hereafter acquired or leased. Within six months of the adoption of this Administrative Code, a complete inventory of fixed assets shall be completed. A complete inventory of fixed assets shall be completed within the final six months of each Chief Executive's administration and shall be made available to the incoming Chief Executive's administration.
A. 
The County may acquire any real property necessary for carrying out any of its functions.
B. 
The County shall have authority to obtain title to or possession of land and buildings, and construct to new buildings.
C. 
The approval of County Council shall be required for any action authorized by this section.
D. 
The approval of the Court of Common Pleas shall not be required for any action authorized by this section.
E. 
Directors shall first seek authorization from the Manager to enter into any action permitted under this section. The Law Department shall review the proposed action and advise the Manager regarding the terms and conditions.
A. 
The County may sell or lease any County-owned real property necessary for carrying out any of its functions.
B. 
In the case of any lease of real property, any improvements shall be subject to taxation.
C. 
The approval of County Council shall be required for any action authorized by this section.
D. 
The approval of the Court of Common Pleas shall not be required for any action authorized by this section.
E. 
In the case of a sale or lease to a private party, the Manager shall first determine that it is no longer in the interest of Allegheny County to maintain the property. Secondly, the Manager shall have the property appraised by an independent appraiser to determine fair market value. All costs associated with the appraisal and transaction shall be borne by the private party.
F. 
Directors shall first seek authorization from the Manager to enter into any action permitted under this section. The Law Department shall review the proposed action and advise the Manager regarding the terms and conditions. County Council shall approve by ordinance any sale or lease.
A. 
The County may acquire any personal property necessary for carrying out any of its functions.
B. 
Personal property shall be acquired in accordance with the provisions of Article IX of this Administrative Code.
A. 
The County may sell at private sale any County-owned property other than real property valued at not more than $5,000, under terms and conditions prescribed and approved by ordinance.
B. 
The County may sell any County-owned property other than real property valued at more than $5,000 at public sale under terms and conditions prescribed and approved by ordinance.
C. 
The County may dispose of any County-owned property other than real property determined by the Controller to have nominal value. All County-owned personal property having nominal value shall be disposed in such manner as shall be approved by the Manager.
D. 
The County may lease any County-owned property other than real property under terms and conditions prescribed and approved by County Council.
A. 
The County may raze or demolish any existing County building that may be no longer necessary for the carrying out of any of its functions under terms and conditions prescribed and approved by ordinance.
B. 
The approval of the Court of Common Pleas shall not be required for any action authorized by this section.