[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ridley Park as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Administration and Enforcement of Uniform Construction Code
Article II Adoption of One- and Two-Family Dwelling Standards
[Adopted 5-18-2004 by Ord. No. 1140]
Editor's Note: Note: This ordinance also repealed former Art. I, Adoption of Building Construction Standards, adopted 4-14-1998 by Ord. No. 1083.
Ridley Park Borough hereby elects to administer and enforce the provisions of the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, Act 45 of 1999, as amended from time to time, and its regulations.
Editor's Note: See 35 P.S. § 7210.101 et seq.
The Uniform Construction Code, contained in 34 Pa. Code, Chapters 401 through 405, as amended from time to time, is hereby adopted and incorporated herein by reference as the municipal building code of Ridley Park Borough.
Administration and enforcement of the code within Ridley Park Borough shall be undertaken in any of the following ways as determined by the Borough Council of Ridley Park from time to time by resolution:
By the designation of an employee of Ridley Park to serve as the municipal code official to act on behalf of Ridley Park Borough;
By retention of one or more construction code officials or third-party agencies to act on behalf of Ridley Park Borough;
By agreement with one or more other municipalities for the joint administration and enforcement of this Act through an intermunicipal agreement;
By entering into a contract with another municipality for the administration and enforcement of this Act on behalf of Ridley Park Borough;
By entering into an agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry for plan review, inspections, and enforcement of structures other than one-family or two-family dwelling units and utility and miscellaneous use structures.
A Board of Appeals shall be established by resolution of the Borough Council of Ridley Park in conformity with the requirements of the relevant provisions of the code, as amended from time to time, and for the purposes set forth therein. If at any time enforcement and administration is undertaken jointly with one or more other municipalities, said Board of Appeals shall be established by joint action of the participating municipalities.
All building code ordinances or portions of ordinances which were adopted by Ridley Park Borough on or before July 1, 1999, and which equal or exceed the requirements of the code, shall continue in force and effect until such time as such provisions fail to equal or exceed the minimum requirements of the code, as amended from time to time.
All building ordinances or portions of ordinances which are in effect as of the effective date of this article and whose requirements are less than the minimum requirements of the code are hereby amended to conform with the comparative provisions of the code.
All relevant ordinances, regulations, and policies of Ridley Park Borough not governed by the code shall remain in full force and effect.
Fees assessable by Ridley Park Borough for the administration and enforcement undertaken pursuant to this article and the code shall be established by Borough Council by resolution from time to time.
[Adopted 4-14-1998 by Ord. No. 1088]
The Borough of Ridley Park hereby adopts, for the purpose of establishing rules and regulations for detached one- and two-family dwellings, including administration, permits and penalties, the code known as "CABO One- and Two-Family Dwelling Code, 1995 Edition," and 1996/1997 amendments, of which one copy has been and now is filed in the office of the Borough Manager, and the same is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully if set out at length herein.
The CABO One- and Two-Family Dwelling Code, 1995 Edition, and 1996/1997 amendments, hereby adopted, is amended as follows:
Section 104.1 is hereby amended to read as follow:
Section 104.3 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section 104.4 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section 111.2 is hereby amended to read as follow:
Section 106.4 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section 106.5 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Sections 107.1 and 107.2 are hereby amended by deleting said sections and inserting the following in place thereof:
The provisions of this article shall not affect any act done or liability incurred, nor shall they affect any suit or prosecution pending or to be instituted to enforce any right or penalty or to punish any offense under authority of any of the repealed ordinances.