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ORDINANCE No. 702
CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP, SOMERSET COUNTY
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING A CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF CONEMAUGH, SOMERSET COUNTY, OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, REVISING, AMENDING, RESTATING, CODIFYING AND COMPILING CERTAIN EXISTING GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE POLITICAL SUBDIVISION DEALING WITH SUBJECTS EMBRACED IN SUCH CODE OF ORDINANCES, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, the present general and permanent ordinances of Conemaugh Township are inadequately arranged and classified and are insufficient in form and substance for the complete preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality and for the proper conduct of its affairs; and
WHEREAS, the Acts of the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, specifically, the Second Class Township Code, empower and authorize the township to revise, amend, restate, codify and compile any existing ordinances and all new ordinances not heretofore adopted or published and to incorporate such ordinances into one ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, the Second Class Township Code has authorized a general compilation, revision and codification of the ordinances of the Conemaugh Township of a general and permanent nature and publication of such ordinance in book form; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the continuation of the usual daily operation of the municipality and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the municipality that this ordinance take effect at an early date.
NOW, Therefore, Be it Ordained by the Board of Supervisors of Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Section 1. The general ordinances of the Township of Conemaugh, Somerset County, as revised, amended, restated, codified, and compiled in book form are hereby adopted as and shall constitute the "Code of Ordinances of the Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania)."
Section 2. Such Code of Ordinances as adopted in Section 1 shall consist of the following Titles:
TITLE I: GENERAL PROVISION
10. General Provisions
TITLE III: ADMINISTRATION
30. General Provisions
31. Township Organizations
32. Police and Fire
33. Township Policies
34. Taxation and Finance
35. Fee Schedule
TITLE V: PUBLIC WORKS
50. General Provisions
51. Solid Waste and Recycling
TITLE VII: TRAFFIC CODE
70. Traffic and Parking Regulations
71. Weight Limits
72. Electrical Speed Time and Monitoring Devices
TITLE IX: GENERAL REGULATIONS
91. Fire Prevention/Open Burning
93. Streets, Sidewalks and Driveways
TITLE XI: BUSINESS REGULATIONS
110. Commercial Establishments with Projectiles Leaving Property
111. Solicitors, Canvassers and Peddlers
112. Junk Yards
TITLE XIII: GENERAL OFFENSES
130. Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Offenses
131. Offense Against Property
TITLE XV: LAND USAGE
150. Building Regulations
151. Floodplain Management
152. Stormwater Management
153. Subdivision Regulations
TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
References to Pennsylvania Statutes
References to Pennsylvania Code
References to Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
References to Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes Annotated
References to Resolutions
References to Ordinances
Section 3. All prior ordinances pertaining to the subjects treated in such Code of Ordinances shall be deemed repealed from and after the effective date of this ordinance except as they are included and reordained in whole or in part in such Code; provided, such repeal shall not affect any offense committed or penalty incurred or any right established prior to the effective date of this ordinance, nor shall such repeal affect the provisions of ordinances levying taxes, appropriating money, annexing or detaching territory, establishing franchises, or granting special rights to certain persons, authorizing public improvements, authorizing the issuance of bonds or borrowing of money, authorizing the purchase or sale of real or personal property, granting or accepting easements, plat or dedication of land to public use, vacating or setting the boundaries of streets or other public places; nor shall such repeal affect any other ordinance of a temporary or special nature or pertaining to subjects not contained in or covered by the Code.
Section 4. Such Code shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the Legislative Authority and the duly appointed Secretary of Conemaugh Township is hereby authorized and ordered to file a copy of such Code of Ordinances in the official records of the Township and in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Somerset County.
Section 5. Such Code shall be in full force and effect as provided in Section 6, and such Code shall be presumptive evidence in all courts and places of the ordinance and all provisions, sections, penalties and regulations therein contained and of the date of passage, and that the same is properly signed, attested, recorded, and approved and that any public hearings and notices thereof as required by law have been given.
Section 6. This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of this municipality, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
This Ordinance shall become effective five (5) days after its adoption.
ENACTED AND ORDAINED this 18th day of December, 2019
TOWNSHIP OF CONEMAUGH
Steven M. Buncich, Supervisor
Matt Mlaker, Supervisor
Cindy L. Walerysiak, Secretary