Borough of Mount Oliver, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Mount Oliver: Art. I, 11-15-1993 as Ord. No. 775. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Construction and maintenance codes — See Ch. 87.
[Adopted 11-15-1993 as Ord. No. 775]

§ 74-1 Proof of insurance required upon application for building permit.

Any contractor applying to the Borough of Mount Oliver for a building permit for any purpose shall present proof of workers' compensation insurance or an affidavit that the contractor does not employ other individuals and is not required to carry workers' compensation insurance.

§ 74-2 Permit to state details of policy or reason for exemption.

Every building permit issued by or on behalf of the Borough of Mount Oliver to any contractor required to carry workers' compensation insurance shall clearly identify the workers' compensation policy and the contractor's federal or state employer identification number in addition to any other information required by municipal ordinance or regulation. If the building permit is issued to an applicant which affirms that it is not obligated to maintain workers' compensation insurance under this Act, the permit shall clearly set forth the contractor's federal or state employer identification number and the substance of the affirmation and shall further state that the applicant is not permitted to employ any individual to perform work pursuant to the building permit.

§ 74-3 Borough to be named as policy certificate holder.

The Code Enforcement Officer or Building Inspector shall, prior to issuing a building permit, require submission of a certification that the Borough of Mount Oliver is named as a workers' compensation policy certificate holder for the purposes of the issued building permit. This certificate shall be filed with the Borough of Mount Oliver's copy of the building permit. Any insurer issuing a policy and naming the Borough of Mount Oliver as a workers' compensation policy certificate holder pursuant to this section shall notify the municipality of the expiration or cancellation of any such policy of insurance or policy certificate within three (3) working days of such cancellation or expiration.

§ 74-4 Stop-work order to be issued upon cancellation of policy.

The Code Enforcement Officer or Building Inspector of the Borough of Mount Oliver shall issue a stop-work order to any contractor who is performing work pursuant to a building permit, upon receiving actual notice that the contractor's workers' compensation insurance or state approved self-insurance status has been canceled.

§ 74-5 Stop-work order to be given upon hiring of persons after filing affidavit of exemption.

If the Code Enforcement Officer or Building Inspector of the Borough of Mount Oliver receives actual notice that a permittee, having filed an affidavit of exemption from workers' compensation insurance, has hired persons to perform work pursuant to a building permit and does not maintain required workers' compensation insurance, the Code Enforcement Officer or Building Inspector shall issue a stop-work order which shall remain in effect until proper workers' compensation coverage is obtained for all work performed pursuant to the building permit.

§ 74-6 Indemnification and enforcement.

Any contractor violating any provision of this Article shall indemnify the Borough of Mount Oliver for costs and expenses incurred by the Borough of Mount Oliver in enforcing these sections and shall, in addition, be liable for any statutory penalties provided by law.