Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Catasauqua Borough Ordinance 400 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1958 May 27, 1958 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court

Map

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Hanover, Township of (Lehigh)
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Catasauqua, Borough of
Expansion
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Catasauqua Borough Ordinance 400: After whole after ordinance exhibit (DCED) point along the eastern edge of the River Lehigh at low water mark, being also the westerly terminus of the line dividing the County of Lehigh from the County of Northampton, and also the westerly terminus of the line dividing the Borough of Catasauqua from the Borough of North Catasauqua
View Catasauqua Borough Ordinance 400: Before whole before ordinance exhibit (DCED) point along the eastern edge of the River Lehigh at low water mark, being also the westerly terminus of the line dividing the County of Lehigh from the County of Northampton, and also the westerly terminus of the line dividing the Borough of Catasauqua from the Borough of North Catasauqua

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Road May 1958 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] indirect
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Catasauqua, Borough of Ordinance 400: Extending the limits of the Borough of Catasauqua by annexing to said borough a section of land lying adjacent to said borough and situate entirely in the Township of Hanover, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania May 15, 1958 May 15, 1958

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 35 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Cmty.Econ.Dev.Cty.Bd'y.F. Rep. Annexations in Pennsylvania (in Boundary Change Histories folder, Annexation Listings - Old subfolder) 7
View Pa.Dep't.Cmty.Econ.Dev.Cty.Bd'y.F. Lehigh County