The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Tuesday unanimously ruled that municipalities must obtain approval from the local Orphans’ Court before selling any interest in lands that have been dedicated as a public park. Such approval is required even for granting an easement to a private party across a portion of the dedicated park land. A municipality also must get Orphans’ Court approval before selling dedicated park lands notwithstanding the enactment of special state legislation releasing the lands from use restrictions imposed under Pennsylvania’s “Project 70” funding program.
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