[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Mount Union 11-12-1979 by Ord. No. 906 (Ch. VII, Part 1, of the 1980 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Borough of Mount Union, for the purpose of prescribing regulations for safeguarding life and property from the hazards of fire and explosion arising from the storage, handling and use of hazardous substances, materials, and devices and from conditions hazardous to life and property in the use or occupancy of buildings or premises, hereby adopts the Fire Prevention Code known as the "BOCA Basic Fire Prevention Code/1978, Fourth Edition," save and except such portions thereof as are hereinafter deleted, modified or amended, copies of which have been and are now filed in the office of the Borough Secretary, and the same is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein, and from the date on which this chapter shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling in all the subjects therein contained within the corporate limits of the Borough of Mount Union.
The Fire Prevention Code is hereby changed and amended in the following respects:
Wherever the word "municipality" shall be used in the said code, it shall be construed to mean the "Borough of Mount Union."
Section F-105.5.1 of the said code is hereby amended to read:
Section F-301.2 of the said code is hereby amended to read:
Section F-301.3 of the said code is hereby amended to read:
Section F-2800.2 of the said code is hereby amended to substitute the term "Borough Council" for the term "fire official" wherever the latter term shall occur therein.
Section F-2800.4 of the said code is hereby amended to read:
Editor's Note: See 35 P.S. § 1271.
Section F-2801.1 and F-2801.2 of the said code are hereby amended to substitute the term "Borough Council" for the term "fire official" wherever the latter term shall appear therein.
Section F-2801.4 of the said code is hereby amended to substitute the words "Code Enforcement Officer" for the words "fire official."
In all matters that are regulated by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or by regulations of departments or agencies of the commonwealth promulgated by authority of law, such laws or regulations, as the case may be, shall control where the requirements are the same as or in excess of the provisions of the code hereby adopted. The code shall control in all cases where the state requirements are less strict than those contained in the code hereby adopted.