Can I receive a citation at a place I’m not living?

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Can I receive a citation at a place I’m not living?

I apparently received a notice to comply by the township on January 23. My tenants trashed the house and had been evicted December 1. He was to ensure all the trash was gone. I lived 250

miles away. The township issued a notice to comply and then a summons. I just

Asked on May 16, 2018 under Real Estate Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Yes, you can be cited at the address you own: it is legal to send a housing/building/health/etc. citation to the affected property. You can provide the town's housing/building/etc. department with a contact address for you, so they can send the notices directly to you in the future, but should also arrange for mail forwarding or some one to periodically check for mail to you, to make sure you get notices if they are sent to the rental house.


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