Township of Manor, PA
Lancaster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Manor Township as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 168.
[Adopted 5-21-1979 by Ord. No. 1-79 (Ch. 11, Part 1, of the 1985 Code of Ordinances)]

§ 337-1 Definitions.

The following words, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning:
LESSEE
A person or persons who has the use of real estate of another as a dwelling unit and is responsible for the giving of any type of consideration therefor, including any house, apartment or other dwelling unit designated for the use of one or more persons as a place of abode, but excluding those who are lessees for a period of less than 30 days.
LESSOR
Any person who grants, leases or otherwise permits others the use of three or more dwelling units for a consideration, monetary or otherwise.
PERSON
Any natural person, partnership, association, firm or corporation.

§ 337-2 Report.

All lessors shall report to the business office of the Penn Manor School District, in writing, the number of parcels or units of real estate presently or hereafter rented or available for rent in accordance with the terms of this article.

§ 337-3 Time for report.

Said report shall be filed within 30 days after the effective date of this article, or in the case of after acquired real estate or after acquired rental units, within 30 days of such acquisition. In the event of a change of occupancy, such change shall be reported within 10 days. A change shall include a unit or a parcel becoming vacant.

§ 337-4 Contents of report.

A. 
The report shall contain the following information:
(1) 
A description of the unit or parcel;
(2) 
The name or names of the lessor and lessees at the time of the report;
(3) 
The names and birth dates of the persons occupying the premises.
B. 
The report may consist of any of the following, as long as they include the information listed above:
(1) 
A standard report form which is available in quantity at the business office of the Penn Manor School District.
(2) 
A copy of the actual lease (if it includes the names and birth dates of all occupants).
(3) 
A copy of any other form the lessor may be required to submit to any other agency concerning lessee (if it includes the names and birth dates of all occupants).

§ 337-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 2-19-1985 by Ord. No. 1-85; 9-6-1988 by Ord. No. 5-88[1]]
Any person who violates or permits a violation of this article shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding brought before a Magisterial District Judge under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, be guilty of a summary offense and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, plus costs of prosecution. In default of payment thereof, the defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days. Each day or portion thereof that such violation continues or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this article that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
[Adopted 6-5-1989 by Ord. No. 4-89 (Ch. 7, Part 2, of the 1985 Code of Ordinances)]

§ 337-6 Smoke detectors in rental units.

Within 90 days of the effective date of this article, smoke detectors must be installed in all rental units in each bedroom or other room used for sleeping accommodations. This section shall apply to all existing and to all newly constructed rental units.

§ 337-7 Fire-resistive construction in multifamily dwelling units.

Any buildings or structures constructed after the effective date of this article which contain multifamily dwelling units shall utilize masonry construction in the walls and/or floors which separate dwelling units. Such walls and/or floors must be constructed in such a manner as to be accredited a two-hour fire-resistive rating. Any walls that separate dwelling units within the same building must be constructed in the aforesaid manner to the underside of the roof. This section shall apply to all multifamily dwelling units whether owner-occupied or rented. All multifamily dwelling units shall be subject to the provisions of this section including but not limited to: apartments, townhouses, single-family semidetached, two-family semidetached, two-family detached and garden apartments.

§ 337-8 Violations and penalties. [1]

Any person who violates or permits a violation of this article shall, upon conviction in a summary proceeding brought before a Magisterial District Judge under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, be guilty of a summary offense and shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000, plus costs of prosecution. In default of payment thereof, the defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days. Each day or portion thereof that such violation continues or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense, and each section of this article that is violated shall also constitute a separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).