Real Estate and Municipal Law Posts

October 22, 2019

Non-Residential Development and Recreational Land Dedication or Recreation Fees

Sec. 503(11) of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (“MPC”) permits municipalities to require, through its subdivision and land development ordinance, subdividers and/or...

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October 22, 2019

Legislative Update on Public Notice Modernization

In an effort to modernize legally required public notices for the modern internet age, Senate Bill 733 proposes to give municipalities, municipal...

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October 22, 2019

Pennsylvania Expands Use of Recreational Fees by Municipalities

On September 24, 2014, Governor Corbett signed House Bill No. 1052, also known as Act 135 of 2014, into law expanding the...

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October 22, 2019

Business Privilege Tax can’t be collected on lease rental income

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently held in Fish et al. v. Township of Lower Merion, No. 1940 C.D. 2013, that a first class...

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October 22, 2019

Guide to Pennsylvania Riparian Water Rights

Updated: 3/8/2023...

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October 22, 2019

Amendments to Abandoned and Blighted Property Conservatorship Act

Pennsylvania recently enacted Act 157 of 2014 amending the Abandoned and Blighted Property Conservatorship Act (Act 135 of 2008).  The amendments modify the...

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