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CHAPTER 1. PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

Sec.


1.1.    Definitions.
1.2.    Applicability of general rules.
1.3.    Department regional offices.

Authority

   The provisions of this Chapter 1 issued under section 506 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  186), unless otherwise noted.

§ 1.1. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this part, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Department—The Department of Community and Economic Development.

   PERC System—A system of formalized lines of communication within the Department which is designed to expedite the review and evaluation of grant requests and applications through the Department. The procedure applies to the review of applications in the areas of housing, redevelopment, planning, certain transportation applications and Act IX applications. It does not apply to areas where there already exists a formally established review board, for example, Conservation and Recreation Bond Program, Training Employment Assistance and Manpower Program and the Neighborhood Assistance Program.

   Regional field office—One of the five divisional offices of the Department with responsibility for regional administration of Department functions.

   Regional specialists—A professionally trained expert on community programs. One such specialist is employed at each of the regional field offices of the Department.

   Secretary—The Secretary of the Department.

Source

   The provisions of this §  1.1 adopted August 11, 1972, effective August 12, 1972, 2 Pa.B. 1516; renumbered from 13 Pa. Code §  1.1 and 16 Pa. Code §  1.1, May 16, 1997, effective May 17, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 2415. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (161451) and (216317).

§ 1.2. Applicability of general rules.

 Under 1 Pa. Code §  31.1 (relating to scope of part), 1 Pa. Code Part II (relating to general rules of administrative practice and procedure) is applicable to the activities of and proceedings before the Department.

Source

   The provisions of this §  1.2 adopted July 25, 1975, effective July 26, 1975, 5 Pa.B. 1911; renumbered from 16 Pa. Code §  1.2, May 16, 1997, effective May 17, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 2415. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (216317).

§ 1.3. Department regional offices.

 The addresses of the regional field offices of the Department are the following:

(1)Regional Director
Department of Community and Economic Development
908 State Office Building
Broad and Spring Garden Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
(215) 560-2083
(2)Regional Director
Department of Community and Economic Development
Suite 201, Samters Building
101 Penn Avenue
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503-2025
(717) 963-4573
(3)Regional Director
Department of Community and Economic Development
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120
(717) 720-7300
(4)Regional Director
Department of Community and Economic Development
1405 State Office Building
300 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
(412) 565-5002
(5)Regional Director
Department of Community and Economic Development
1200 Lovell Place
Erie, Pennsylvania 16503
(814) 871-4241

Source

   The provisions of this §  1.3 renumbered from 16 Pa. Code §  1.2, May 16, 1997, effective May 17, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 2415. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (216318).

Cross References

   This section cited in 12 Pa. Code §  133.5 (relating to Department regional offices).



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