City of Clairton, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Clairton 3-12-2013 by Ord. No. 1873.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 159.
Building construction — See Ch. 163.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 167.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 171.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 199.
Removal of graffiti — See Ch. 213, § 213-5.
Housing and health standards — See Ch. 217.
Property nuisances — See Ch. 247.
Rental property — See Ch. 285.
Collection and recycling of solid waste — See Ch. 299.
Snow removal and use of chemicals on sidewalks — See Ch. 303, Arts. I, V and VII.
Vacant structures and properties — See Ch. 324.
Abandoned or junked vehicles — See Ch. 327.
Parking in front yards — See Ch. 331, Art. V.
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded Ord. No. 1839, adopted 11-9-2010, which had superseded former Ch. 274, Property Maintenance, adopted 9-13-2005 by Ord. No. 1768.
A certain document, copies of which are on file in the office of the City Manager of the City of Clairton, being marked and designated as the International Property Maintenance Code, 2012 edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the City of Clairton, in the State of Pennsylvania, for regulating and governing the conditions and maintenance of 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 occupancy 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 term of said Property Maintenance Code on file in the office of the City Manager of the City of Clairton are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof as if fully set out in this chapter, with additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in § 274-2 of this chapter.
The following sections are hereby revised:
Section 101.1. Insert: These regulations shall be known as the "Property Maintenance Code of the City of Clairton," hereinafter referred to as "this code."
Section 103.5. Insert: The fees for activities and services performed by the department in carrying out its responsibilities under this code as indicated in City ordinances or resolutions as amended from time to time establishing said fees.
Section 304.14. Insert: during the period from May 1 to October 1.
Section 602.3. Insert: during the period from October 1 to May 1.
Section 602.4. Insert: during the period from October 1 to May 1.
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, nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.
The City Manager is hereby ordered and directed to cause this chapter to be published in a newspaper of general circulation and posting is required.