Borough of Verona, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Verona 8-31-2000 by Ord. No. 5-2000 (Ch. VII, Part 1, of the 1976 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
UCC Board of Appeals — See Ch. 75.
Construction standards — See Ch. 110.

§ 130-1 Adoption of standards.

A certain document, three copies of which are on file in the office of the Borough Secretary of the Borough of Verona, being marked and designated as "The BOCA National Fire Prevention Code, Eleventh Edition, 1999," as published by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., be and is hereby adopted as the Fire Prevention Code of the Borough of Verona, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, for the control of buildings, structures and premises as herein provided, and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said BOCA National Fire Prevention Code are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof as if fully set out in this chapter with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in § 130-2 of this chapter.

§ 130-2 Additions, insertions and changes.

The following sections of the Fire Prevention Code are hereby revised as follows:
A.
Section F-1 01.1. Title.
These regulations shall be known as the "Fire Prevention Code of the Borough of Verona," hereinafter referred to as "this code."
B.
Section 112.3. Penalty for Violations.
Penalty for violations: Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this code or fail to comply with any order issued pursuant to any section thereof shall be guilty of a summary offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 90 days, as provided in the appropriate court for each offense. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.
C.
Table F-107.2.3. A true and correct copy of a fully completed Table F-107.2.3 is attached hereto, the terms of which are incorporated herein.

§ 130-3 Establishment of limits.

The limits referred to in Section F-3003.2 of the BOCA National Fire Prevention Code/1999, in which the storage of explosive materials is prohibited, are hereby established as follows:
A. 
In the R-1, R-2, R-3 and P Districts only, any inflammable liquids shall be stored in a well-ventilated enclosed area. Any flammable liquids, as aforesaid, shall be stored in approved containers which meet all federal, state and local minimum laws, standards and requirements. No person shall store any one container which exceeds five U.S. gallons, nor shall any person store in all containers of flammable liquids a maximum amount of which exceeds 10 U.S. gallons. Flammable liquids shall be stored for personal use only.
B. 
In the C and LM Districts only, underground tanks which contain any flammable liquid are permitted as a conditional use only, provided the following conditions are met:
(1) 
Approval must be obtained from the Borough of Verona Council at a properly held public meeting. All requests for approval of underground storage tanks shall be submitted to the Borough of Verona Building Inspector, who shall review said request and provide the Borough of Verona Council with his or her recommendations, which are advisory only and shall not be binding on Council.
(2) 
All storage of gasoline and any other flammable liquids shall be in well-ventilated underground tanks which meet or exceed all minimum federal, state and local laws, regulations and standards.
(3) 
All pumps or other aboveground service facilities shall be located not less than 15 feet from any adjoining lot or street, roadway or other public or private right-of-way or easement.

§ 130-4 Savings clause.

Nothing in this chapter or in the Fire Prevention Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any lawsuit or proceeding impending in any court or any rights acquired or liability incurred or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in this chapter, nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.

§ 130-5 Date of effect.

The Borough of Verona Manager shall certify to the adoption of this chapter and cause the same to be published as required by law, and this chapter shall take full force and be in effect 60 days after the date of final passage and approval.