Borough of Ridley Park, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ridley Park 4-14-1998 by Ord. No. 1086. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 73.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 96.
The Borough of Ridley Park hereby adopts, for the purpose of prescribing regulations governing the safe installation and maintenance of all mechanical equipment, the mechanical code known as the "International Mechanical Code, 1998 Edition," 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 as if set out at length herein.
The International Mechanical Code, 1996 Edition, hereby adopted, is amended as follows:
A. 
Section 101.1 is hereby amended to read as follows:
101.1
Title: These regulations shall be known as the "Mechanical Code of the Borough of Ridley Park," hereinafter referred to as "this code."
B. 
Section 103.1 is hereby amended to read as follows:
103.1
Code official: It shall be the duty and responsibility of the Code Enforcement Officer or such other person designated by Borough Council to enforce the provisions of this code.
C. 
Section 103.2 is hereby amended to read as follows:
103.2
Appointment: The Code Official shall be appointed by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ridley Park to serve for such term as it shall determine.
D. 
Section 106.5.2 is hereby amended to read as follows:
106.5.2
Fee Schedule: The fees for all mechanical work shall be in accordance with a fee schedule adopted by resolution by Borough Council for the Borough of Ridley Park as said fee schedule may be amended from time to time. Any request for fee refunds shall be determined by motion of Borough Council.
E. 
Section 108.4 is hereby amended to read as follows:
108.4
Penalties: Any person who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter or repair mechanical work in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the Code Official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provision of this code, shall be guilty of a summary offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 and in default of payment thereof shall be imprisoned for a period not exceeding 30 days. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense. This section shall also govern Section 108.5 relating to stop-work orders.
F. 
Sections 109.2.1 through 109.6.2 are hereby amended by deleting said sections and inserting the following in place thereof:
109.3
Appeals: Appeals to the Board of Appeals may be taken by any person aggrieved by a decision or interpretation of the Code Official made under the provision of this code. The Board of Appeals may adopt reasonable rules and regulations for conducting its hearings. All Board hearings shall be open to the public. The decision of the Board shall be by resolution. Certified copies shall be furnished to the appellant and to the Code Official.
The provisions of this chapter 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.