Pennsylvania Bill Would Require Property Registration, Annual Assessment
August 16, 2021
Source: LegiScan (HB 1791 Information/Full Text)
Sample Bill Text:
Section 2. Section 6141 of Title 53 is amended to read:
§ 6141. [(Reserved).] Vacant property registration and annual assessment.
(1) A municipality may impose and collect, by ordinance, a vacant property registration fee and a vacant property
annual assessment consistent with this section on properties deemed vacant and on properties deemed vacant blighted properties.
(2) A municipality with a vacant property registration ordinance in place prior to the effective date of this
subsection shall not be required to amend the ordinance to comply with the provisions of this section.
(b) Listing required.–
(1) A municipality that elects to impose and collect a fee and annual assessment under this section shall compile
and maintain a vacant and vacant blighted properties list that identifies by address and owner all vacant and vacant blighted properties in the municipality. Each listing shall contain the date the property was listed and whether the property is a vacant or vacant blighted property.
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