Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Chalfont Borough Ordinance 13A yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1952 Sep 9, 1952 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
New Britain, Township of
Bucks County
Chalfont, Borough of
Bucks County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Chalfont Borough Ordinance 13A: Tract 1 shape ordinance (docket) 16.56 point in the center line of Hillcrest Avenue (40 feet wide) at a distance of 2036.72 feet North 62 degrees 53 minutes East along the said center line thereof from an iron spike marking its intersection with the center line of State Highway Route 656, said beginning point also being on the present Chalfont Borough-New Britain Township line
View Chalfont Borough Ordinance 13A: Tract 2 shape ordinance (docket) 22.425 point in the center line of Moyers Road, originally laid out 33 feet wide but now widened to 50 feet, said point being in the present borough line and land of J. Clyde Derstine and land now or late of John D. Derstine


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1952 direct


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
Chalfont, Borough of Minute Aug 20, 1952 p. 112
Chalfont, Borough of Ordinance 13A: Annexing to the Borough of Chalfont two sections of the Township of New Britain, County of Bucks and State of Pennsylvania, one adjacent to the eastern side of said Borough owned by Peter Hellberg and Bertha Hellberg, his wife and William H. Jefferys, Jr. and John D. Stevens trading as Bogelbrae Farm, and the other adjacent to the southern side of the Borough owned by J. Clyde Derstine and Joan B. Derstine, his wife, and Theodore R. Moyer and Katherine K. Moyer, his wife Aug 20, 1952 Aug 20, 1952


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 8 40-32