Township of Upper Southampton, PA
Bucks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Southampton 1-19-2010 by Ord. No. 398.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 56.
Residential building construction — See Ch. 57.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 88.
Energy conservation — See Ch. 90.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 96.
Fuel gas — See Ch. 105.
Mechanical standards — See Ch. 117.
Plumbing — See Ch. 130.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Ch. 132, Property Maintenance, adopted 12-19-2006 by Ord. No. 381.
A certain document, three copies of which are on file in the office of the Township of Upper Southampton, being marked and designated as the International Property Maintenance Code, 2009 edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the Township of Upper Southampton, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for regulating and governing the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use, and the demolition of such existing structures as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Property Maintenance Code on file in the office of the Township of Upper Southampton 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 § 132-2 of this chapter.
[Amended 6-19-2012 by Ord. No. 414]
The following sections are hereby revised:
A. 
In Section 101.1, insert "Township of Upper Southampton."
B. 
In Section 103.5, insert "Fee Resolution No. 2009-7, as may be amended from time to time."
C. 
In Section 106.3, delete "misdemeanor" and replace with “summary offense.”
D. 
In Section 112.4, insert "$500," "$1,000."
E. 
In Section 302.4, insert "10."
F. 
In Section 304.14, insert "April 14 to November 14."
G. 
In Section 602.3, insert "October 1 to April 30."
H. 
In Section 602.4, insert "October 1 to April 30."
All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
Nothing in this chapter or in the Property Maintenance Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit 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 § 132-3 of this chapter, nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.