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of stone, and built 30 inches in thickness and faced on both sides, and the brick work from the first floor or tier of joists, shall be 14 inches jo thickness at least, leaving an offset or scarcement of three inches on each side for the first tier of joists to rest upon. And, be it further ordained, that the first builder shall be reimbursed one moiety of the expense or charye of such party wall or walls, or of so much thereof as the next builder shall have occasion to make use ot before such nest builder shall in any wise use or break into any such wall or walls and the charge and value thereof shall be ascertained and fixed by the said regulators or surveyors, or a majority of them.
SECT. 4. Be it further ordained, fc. That no person or persons shall hereafter build, construct, or erect any house or building of log or frame nearer to the line of the adjoiding lot or groupd owned by any other person or persons than nine inches, excepting in case where a stone or brick house or building may have been previously erected on the line of such adjoining lot or lots of ground.
SECT. 5. Be it also ordained, fc. That if any person or persons shall begin or build any party wall or building before the place be viewed and directed by the said surveyors, or regulators, or a majority of them, or otherwise than the same shall have been set out and directed by the said surveyors and regulators, or a majority of them, according to the true intent and meaning of this ordinance, every such person, or persons, as well employers as master builders, for every such offence, upon conviction thereof, shall forfeit and pay the sum of one hundred dollars for the use of the corporation, and shall moreover, in case of any deviation from the direction of the said regulators, shall pull down and alter such building and foundation agreeably to his just rights as the same shall be directed by the said regulators and surveyors under the penalty of $1000 to be recovered agreeably to law, for the use of the corporation, and shall moreover be liable to such actions at law as any party injured may have a right to maintain against him, her, or them.
Sect. 6. Be it also further ordained, &c. That no person or persons shall be permitted to occupy or use any part of the street under the pavement opposite to his, her, or their lot, further than the curb stone, by extending into said street any celler or vault, nor unless the same shall be secured by a sufficient arch to be inspected and approved of by the regulators and street commissioners, or a majority of them, and unless also, the saine shall be completely closed within the space of two months from the time of breaking ground, under the penalty of incurring a fine of ten dollars for every such offence and for every continuance thereof for one week, a further fine of ten dollars.
Sect. 7. And be it likewise further ordained, That all and every person and persons erecting any building or buildings, or making any improvements on his, her or their lot or lots of ground, shall be allowed the liberty and privilege of using so much of the street oppo. site and adjacent thereto as may be proper for his, her, or their necesa sary accommodation in carrying on said work, to be determined and designated by the regulators or a majority of them. Provided always, That such portion of the street so occupied shall not extend into the street further than the one half part thereof, or in any case so as to prevent or obstruct the passage of waggons and carriages therein : And provided also, that no part of the foot pavement shall be occupied, except for the purpose of fixing and erecting the neces. sary number of scaffolds-And provided always, That the term of occupation restricted as aforesaid, shall not exceed eight months, under pain of incurring the penalties of a nuisance, and of the offender's paying moreover a fine of ten dollars to the use of the corporation for any transgression of any of the provisions of this section. Enacted and ordained in Town Council, April 14th, 1815.
President of the Council. Attest-Geo. KLINE, Jr. Clerk.
and act concerning Fences. No person allowed to make a fence unless viewed by the regulators Penalty,
1. Directions when fence is made of posts and rails-Penalty-Fences to be
kept in re pair by the parties adjoining-Proceedings in case of refusal of either party to repair or make fence- Penalty.
2 SECT. 1. Be it enacted and ordained, and it is hereby enacted and ordained by the Town Council of the borough of Carlisle, That no person or persons, shall make or erect, any fence, or rebuild the same when fallen into decay, upon any of the streets lanes or alleys within the bounds of this borough, or make or erect any party fence, or rebuild the same when decayed, within said limits, on the line between bis, her or their lot or ground, and the lot or ground of any other person or persons, before the same shall have been regulated and marked by the regulators or surveyors of said borough, or a majority of them to be called upon tor that purpose by the person or persons proposing and intending to build and erect such fence (unless when the parties adjoining agree to the partition) and if any person or persons shall build, erect, or rebuild any fence, otherwise than as directa
ed by said regulators, such person or persons so offending, upon uue conviction thereof shall forteit and pay the sum of five dollars to the use of the corporation for every such offence; and shall moreover be obliged to remove the same agreeably to such regulations or pay fine of three dollars for every month the same shall remain unmoved.
Sect. 2. And be it further ordained, That all party tences made and built of posts and rails, pales or boards, shall be set and fixed upon the line between the owners or occupies of the adjoining lots : and if the said partition fence shall be made in part of posts and rail, and in part of rails and stakes in making his part or half of the enclosure, shall set and build the same entirely and wholy on his, her or their ground. And be it further ordained, That all party fences shall be made and kept in repair in equal portions by the owners or occupiers of said adjoining lots--and if the owner or occupier of any adjoining lots shall at any time neglect or refuse to build or repair his, her or their part or portion of such party fence, the adjoining party in interest may give notice thereof in writing to the party thus neglecting or refusing to build or repair the said fence (as the case may be) within one week as to the latter, three months as to the toriner, which notice shall be served by the high constable, and if such party shall refuse or still neglect to build or repair his part of the said fence it shall and may be lawful for the party aggrieved to build or repair the same, as the case may be, and all the cost and expenses which shall or may accrue in said building or repairing shall be reimbursed and paid by the party so refusing or neglecting, to the party aggriev. ed; and said delinquent shall moreover pay a fine of ten dollars to the use of the corporation for every refusal neglect or omission to comply with any of the provisions or directions herein expressed.
Enacted and ordained in Town Council, the 18th April, 1815.
directing the manner of Paving or Cleansing the Streets. Foot pavements to be made with curb.stones-To be regulated by the regu.
lators as to breadth, elevation, and declination-Penalty for not making foot pavements-Outside pavements to be made-Penalty.
1. Liberty granted to persons occupying houses or stables in any of the alleys,
to make foot pavements therein, agreeably to the direction of the regulators.
2. Streets to be cleanged twice a year-Penalty for non-compliance.
PAYING AND CLEANSING STREETS.
Sect. 1. Be it ordained and enacted, by the Town Council of the Borough of Carlisle, and it is hereby ordained by the authority of the same, That the owners or occupiers of any of the lot or lots bounding
of the streets of said borough, which have been regulated and paved, shall and they are hereby required within six months after the passage of this ordinance, or within nine months after the part of the said street which bounds on his, her or their lot or lots shall be regua lated and paved, to call upon the regulators or surveyors of said borough to fix and regulate the foot pavements or side walks, along his, her or their lot or lots, and shall cause the same to be well paved with brick or good and sufficient smooth flags, except such part as may be necessary for the passage of a wagon or carriage into the said lot or lots, which said wagon or carriage passage shall also be paved in such other sufficient manner as may be directed or approved of by the said regulators. And be it further ordained, That the regulation of all pavements shall be uniform throughout the town, as well in breadth and extent, as to elevation and declination, that is to say: in High and Hanover streets, the foot pavements shall extend into said streets twelve feet, and in all the other streets ten feet, and no pavements shall be laid or made with out a sufficient curb stone being so fixed as to form a gutter or passage to carry off the water, and every owner or occupier of a lot or part of a lot of ground, neglecting or refusing to make and complete the said foot pavements, or cause the same to be made and completed in the manner and within the period herein before directed and prescribed, shall forfeit and pay a fine of twenty dollars for the use of the corporation, and the street and road commissioners shall upon such neglect or refusal as aforesaid, make and complete the said pavements, or cause the same to be done, at the expense of the borough in he first instance, to be afterwards reimbursed by or recovered from the party so offending or refusing. And be it also further ordained, That every owner or occupier as aforesaid, shall, (as the pavements progress in the middle of the streets) make and finish such sufficient & corresponding outside pavement as the regulators may and shall direct and approve of, that is to say: eight feet in High and Hanover streets, from the curb stone into the street as far as the breadth of said lot or part of a lot may be, and six feet in every other street, and if such be not made within twelve months after the completion of the pavements in the middle of said streets, every delinquent person by so neglecting or refusing shall forfeit and pay a similar fine of twenty dollars, and the street and road cominissioners shall proceed in the manner herein before mentioned to make and finish the said pave.
PAVING AND CLEANSING STREETS.
ments at the expense of the borough in the first instance, and the costs and charges of making the same shall be recovered from the party so neglecting or refusing, unless he, she or they shall forthwith have reimbursed the same.
Sect. 2. And be it further ordained, That persons building or occupying houses or stables on any of the alleys within the borough, shall be at liberty to make side or foot pavements therein, so that the same shall not exceed in breadth three feet, and be made as the regulators for the time being shall direct, and any person shall be at liberty to make a pavement over or across any sueh alley, provided the same be done agreeably to the directions of the said regulators.
Sect. 3. And be it further ordained, That it shall be the duty of the owner or occupier of any lot or lots or any part thereof, situate in High and Hanover streets, at least twice in every year, that is to say: once in August or September, and once in April, to cause the pavements, out side the curb stones on each side of said streets to be well scraped and cleaned, each party doing the half of said street opposite his own lot of ground as far as the breadth thereof extends, and causing the said dirt to be removed within a reasonable period after the same shall have been brought into heaps-and it shall also be the duty of the owners or occupiers of all and every lot and lots in the other streets to follow and observe the same regulations as soon as the pavements thereof shall be completely made and finished-and every person refusing, neglecting or omitting to comply with the regulations aforesaid or any of them, shall pay a fine of five dollars for every such offence or default. And it shall likewise be the duty of the street and road commissioners (unless the commissioners of the county undertake to have it done) to employ hands and cause all pavements which lie within the limits of the public square to be scraped and cleaned in the manner and at the same periods as mentioned in the first part of this section. Passed in Town Council, April i8th, 1815.
President of the Council. Attest-Geo. KLINE, Jr, Clerk.
A SUPPLEMENT TO AN ORDINANCE, entitlechwin Ordinance or Act, directing the manner of Paving or
Cleansing the Streets," Sect. 1. Be it ordained and enacted by the Town Council, and it is hereby ordained and enacted by the authority of the same, That the owner or owners of any lot or lots bounding on any of the lanes or alleys of said borough, which have been paved and regulated, shall,