Public (Mandatory) Dedication and Fees-in-Lieu Ordinances

Act 135 of 2014 (amendment of MPC re. public dedication and fees in lieu)

2014
Organizations/Sources: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
House Bill 1052 P.N. 3691 (2013) was signed by Governor Corbett on Sep. 24, 2014 following passage in the Senate on September 16, 2014 (49-0) and a House concurrence vote on Senate amendments on September 22, 2014 (194-4). The legislation amends the Municipalities Planning Code to give municipalities great flexibility in the use of fees paid by developers in lieu of dedication of land for public recreation as part of the land development process. (Act of Sep. 24, 2014, P.L. 2474, No. 135)
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Adams County Public Dedication of Land for Parks Model Ordinance

Organizations/Sources: Adams County Planning Commission
This is a county model ordinance that municipalities can use to create their own Dedication of Land for Parks or Cash in Lieu of Land ordinance. Contains both a simple (for small municipalities) and a complex Model Ordinance.
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Adams County SIMPLE Model Ordinance for Public Dedication

Organizations/Sources: Adams County Planning Commission
Adams County developed this model of Public Dedication of Land for Parks ordinance for use by the small municipalities within the county. Go to page E-6 on the accompanying document.
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May 10, 2011
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Mandatory Dedication Ordinances across the Commonwealth (2/2008)

2008
A summary of public dedication ordinances adopted by municipalities across Pennsylvania
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Oct 01, 2015
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Moon Township - Land Dedication Requirements

2005
Organizations/Sources: Moon Township
An example of a township's public dedication and fee-in-lieu ordinance.
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Oct 01, 2015
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New Hanover Twp - Standards for Park and Recreation Areas; Fee in Lieu of

An excerpt from the New Hanover Township (Montgomery County) Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance, "Section 835. Standards for Park and Recreation Areas; Fee in Lieu of Dedication
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Oct 01, 2015
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Newtown Township Fee Schedule

2007
Organizations/Sources: Newtown Township, Bucks County
This is the complete Fee schedule for Newtown Township. Scroll to Part 9 of this document to see the fees associated with land dedication and fee in lieu of.
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Oct 01, 2015
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North Coventry Twp Public Dedication and Fee-in-Lieu Ordinance

2008
This document is an excerpt from North Coventry Township's Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance pertaining to public dedication and fees-in-lieu. Of particular note in this ordinance is that the dedication requirements are tied to the size of the lots to be developed rather than the more typical dwelling unit approach.
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Oct 01, 2015
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PA Municipal Code Chapter 5

If you are considering amending a Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (SALDO) to provide for public dedication, you will need to consult this Chapter of the PA MPC on the proper amending methods. Specifically, Sections 504, 505, and 506 specify applicable procedures for adopting and amending your SALDO.
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Oct 01, 2015
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Public Dedication of Land and Fees-in-Lieu for Parks and Recreation in Pennsylvania

2024
Pennsylvania municipalities may require developers to provide parkland for new developments. They may also offer developers the option to instead pay fees, construct facilities, or establish private parkland. WeConservePA guide. 18 pages.
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Jan 29, 2024
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Southern Berks Regional Joint Comprehensive Plan

2004
Organizations/Sources: Berks County
A good example of a Regional Joint Comprehensive Plan. Chapter VI includes topics related to public dedication of land and fee in lieu.
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Oct 01, 2015
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Spriggettsbury Township - Fee in Lieu Ordinance

2003
Organizations/Sources: Spriggettsbury Township, York County
Spriggettsbury Township's Fee in Lieu Ordinance
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Oct 01, 2015
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SpriggettsburyTownship - Public Dedication Ordinance

Organizations/Sources: Spriggettsbury Township
Spriggettsbury Township's public dedication ordinance.
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Oct 01, 2015
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Township of Spring - Public Dedication Ordinance

1994
Organizations/Sources: Township of Spring, Berks County
Spring Township's public dedication ordinance.
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Oct 01, 2015
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Whitemarsh Township Public Dedication Ordinance

2004
Whitemarsh Township's adopted public dedication ordinance.
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Oct 01, 2015
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