Questions about eCode360? Municipal users Join us Monday through Wednesday between 12pm and 1pm EDT to get answers and other tips!
Township of West Manchester, PA
York County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Amended 1-5-1998 by Ord. No. 98-01]
No person shall engage in the business of plumbing in the Township of West Manchester unless registered as a master plumber under the provisions of this code.
[Amended 1-5-1998 by Ord. No. 98-01]
No person other than a master or journeyman plumber registered by the Township shall make or cause to be made connections to any plumbing fixtures, drain or waste, soil or vent pipe or water supply system, provided that nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit the employment or working of apprentices under the direction of a registered plumber and in his immediate company.
[Amended 1-5-1998 by Ord. No. 98-01]
The fee for a master or journeyman plumber's registration shall be established by resolution of the Board of Supervisors on an annual basis. All registrations issued by the Township shall expire on December 31 of the year for which they were issued. The period for issuing a registration shall begin December 1 prior to the year for which a registration is issued.
[Amended 1-5-1998 by Ord. No. 98-01]
Any person holding a current master or journeyman plumber's license from the City of York, Springettsbury Township or Dover Township shall be issued a registration upon application. Any other person holding a current plumber's license from another political subdivision or municipality may be issued a registration at the direction of the Sewer Committee Chairman if said Chairman deems the license and requirements for licenses issued by the other municipality to be acceptable.
All registrations specified by this chapter shall be issued by the Township Sewer Committee Chairman.
No person holding a plumber's registration shall allow his name or registration to be used by another either for the purpose of obtaining plumbing permits or for doing plumbing work under said registration. The Sewer Committee Chairman shall keep a record of the business name and place of business of all plumbers registered in the Township, and it shall be the duty of all registered plumbers to inform the Sewer Committee Chairman of any change in either.
The Township may revoke any registration issued under this chapter if said registration was obtained through nondisclosure, misstatement or misrepresentation of any material fact or if a penalty has been imposed on the holder of the registration under § 95-19 of this chapter. Before a registration may be revoked, the holder shall be notified in writing, with the charges against him enumerated, and shall be entitled to a hearing before the Sewer Committee. This hearing shall be set not sooner than five days after the receipt of the notice of revocation. At the hearing, the holder of the registration in question shall be given an opportunity to present testimony, oral or written, may be represented by counsel and shall have the right of cross-examination. The decision of the Sewer Committee shall be based on the evidence produced at the hearing and made a part of the record thereof. Any person whose registration has been revoked shall not be permitted to apply for a new registration within one year after date of revocation.