2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 18 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 75 - Other Offenses
7510 - Municipal housing code avoidance.

     § 7510.  Municipal housing code avoidance.
        (a)  Offense defined.--A person commits the crime of
     municipal housing code avoidance if:
            (1)  the person has been convicted of a fourth or
        subsequent violation of the same subsection of a municipal
        housing code for the same property;
            (2)  the violation has been continual and uncorrected;
            (3)  the violation poses a threat to the public's health,
        safety or property; and
            (4)  no reasonable attempt has been made by the person to
        correct the violation.
        (b)  Grading.--Municipal housing code avoidance shall
     constitute a:
            (1)  Misdemeanor of the second degree when the offense is
        a fourth conviction of a violation of the same subsection
        under a municipal housing code relating to the same property.
            (2)  Misdemeanor of the first degree when the offense is
        based on five or more convictions of violations of the same
        subsection under a municipal housing code relating to the
        same property.
        (c)  Definition.--As used in this section, the term
     "municipal housing code" means any municipality's building,
     housing or property maintenance code or ordinance.
     (June 18, 1998, P.L.503, No.70, eff. 60 days)

        1998 Amendment.  Act 70 added section 7510.

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