50 Years Ago

Borough Adopts Ordinance


November 10, 2021

Herald of Nov. 11, 1971

The Martinsburg Borough Council adopted an ordinance that would set minimum standards for dwelling in the borough. The minimum width for any dwelling is 14 feet, according to the ordinance. Most trailers are 12 feet wide. Although several councilmen insisted that the ordinance was not designed to prevent the proliferation of house trailers in the borough, they did admit that it has the effect of restricting trailers to trailer courts.

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