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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