City of Clairton, PA
Allegheny County
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[Adopted 10-25-1994 by Section 2 of Ord. No. 1579[1]]
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Editor's Note: Section 6 of this ordinance repealed former Article II, Fire Prevention Code, adopted 5-16-1988 by Ord. No. 1435, as amended.
The City of Clairton hereby adopts, for the purpose of prescribing regulations governing conditions hazardous to life and property from fire or explosion, the fire prevention code known as the "BOCA National Fire Prevention Code, 1993, Ninth Edition," as published by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., save and except such portions as are hereinafter deleted, modified or amended, of which three copies have been and now are filed in the office of the City Manager, and the same is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein. From the date on which this article shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the corporate limits of the City.
The Fire Prevention Code hereby adopted is amended as follows:
A. 
Section F-101.1, Title, is amended to read as follows:
F-101.1 Title: These regulations shall be known as the "Fire Prevention Code of the City of Clairton," hereinafter referred to as "this code."
B. 
Section F-112.3, Penalty for violations, is amended to read as follows:
112.3 Penalty for violations: Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this code or fail to comply with any order issued pursuant to any section hereof shall be, upon conviction thereof, sentenced to a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.
C. 
Section F-3003.2, Storage, is amended to read as follows:
3003.2 Storage: The storage of explosive materials is prohibited within the limitations established by law as the limitations of the district where such storage is prohibited and is further hereby established as follows:
The storage of explosive materials is prohibited within the City of Clairton.
In all matters that are regulated by the law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or by regulations of departments or agencies of the commonwealth promulgated by authority of law, such laws or regulations, or other ordinances of the City of Clairton, as the case may be, shall control where the requirements thereof are the same as or in excess of the provisions of this article. The code shall control in all cases where the state requirements, or the requirements of other ordinances of this City, are not as strict as those contained in this article.
The provisions of this article, so far as they are the same as those of ordinances and/or codes in force immediately prior to the enactment of this article, are intended as a continuation of such ordinances and codes and not as new enactments. 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 the authority of any of the repealed ordinances.