Flood Insurance Reform Act

Homeowners in flood prone areas will face increases in flood insurance premiums under provisions in the Biggert–Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act, certain provisions of which went into effect in 2013.

Oil and Gas Act – Municipal Zoning Limitations

The Unconventional Gas Well Impact Fee Act among other matters required municipalities to amend their land use ordinances to allow unconventional gas wells which are used to extract natural gas in nearly every zoning district.

Contractor Guidelines

The Pennsylvania Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act is designed to protect homeowners from unscrupulous contractors and to establish penalties against contractors who violate the Act.