The Legal Obligation of Municipalities In Pennsylvania to Proceed In Good Faith In Processing Development Plans

In Raum v. Board of Supervisors of Tredyffrin Township, 29 Pa. Commw. 9, 370 A.2d 777, 798 (Pa. Cmwlth. 1977), the Court stated that a "a municipality has a legal obligation to proceed in good faith in reviewing and processing development plans. The duty of good faith includes discussing matters involving technical requirements or ordinance interpretation with an applicant, and providing an applicant a reasonable opportunity to respond to objections or to modify plans where there has been a misunderstanding or difference of opinion."