Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Home Rule Municipality Whitehall Borough 1975 Home Rule yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1972–1975 Jan 1, 1975 Home Rule Charter - Listed Effective Date

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Whitehall, Borough of (Allegheny)
Whole
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Whitehall, Borough of (Allegheny)
Whole
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Whitehall, Borough of (Allegheny) Borough (Home Rule Charter)

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 13, 1972 (Pa. Laws 184, No. 62), §§ 201–219 indirect
View Act of April 13, 1972 (Pa. Laws 184, No. 62), §§ 241–242 indirect
View Act of April 13, 1972 (Pa. Laws 184, No. 62), §§ 305–306 indirect
View Act of July 27, 1973 (Pa. Laws 239, No. 65), § 1 [210] reference
View Act of July 3, 1974 (Pa. Laws 421, No. 149), §§ 1–3 reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Whitehall, Borough of (Allegheny) Ordinance 492 Jun 21, 1972
Allegheny, County of Charter Commission Election: "Shall a government study commission of eleven be elected to study the charter and form of government of the Borough of Whitehall, to study and draft a home rule charter and to recommend whether or not a home rule charter should be adopted?" Nov 7, 1972 v. 2, p. 30
Whitehall, Borough of (Allegheny) Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the Borough of Whitehall] Feb 4, 1974 Jan 1, 1975
Allegheny, County of Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report, dated February 4, 1974 , of the Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law be adopted by the Borough of Whitehall?" May 21, 1974 v. 2, p. 33

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. HmR. F. WHITEHALL BOROUGH (1972-74)
View Pa. Legis. Ref. Bur. HmR. F. Action Taken Under Act 62, as of January 1, 1982 Pennsylvania Department of Community Affairs, Municipal Information Center 2
View Pa. Legis. Ref. Bur. HmR. F. Allegheny County