Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Stockertown Borough 1940 Ordinance yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1940 Apr 23, 1940 Ordinance - Day after Election after Most Recent Date on Initial Filing with Court

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Plainfield, Township of
Reduction
Northampton County
Part
PA
Part
Stockertown, Borough of
Expansion
Northampton County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Stockertown Borough 1940 Ordinance shape ordinance (docket) 19 point in the center line of Main Street of Stockertown and in the present northern Borough line of Stockertown

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Northampton County, Pennsylvania Sessions 14 Feb 1940 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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Stockertown, Borough of Ordinance: Annexing adjacent land situate in the Township of Plainfield to the Borough of Stockertown Mar 4, 1940 Mar 4, 1940