[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of East Whiteland 5-12-2004 by Ord. No. 156-2004. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Building construction — See Ch. 65.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 83.
Energy conservation — See Ch. 84.
Existing building regulations — See Ch. 85.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 90.
Mechanical standards — See Ch. 116.
One- and two-family dwelling standards — See Ch. 123.
Plumbing — See Ch. 139.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 141.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 175.
Urban wildland interface standards — See Ch. 183.
Zoning — See Ch. 200.
The Board of Supervisors of East Whiteland Township hereby adopts the International Fuel Gas Code, 2003 Edition, as now and as hereafter supplemented, reissued, amended and revised as published by the International Code Council, Inc., with Appendices A, B, C and D. Not fewer than three copies of the International Fuel Gas Code, 2003 Edition, have been and now are filed in the office of the Secretary of East Whiteland Township, and the same is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein.
The following amendments, additions, deletions and changes are hereby made to the International Fuel Gas Code, 2003 Edition:
Section 101.1 shall be amended by deletion of the words [NAME OF JURISDICTION] and the replacement thereof with "East Whiteland Township."
Section 103 shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
DEPARTMENT OF CODES AND LIFE SAFETY
Section 103.1 shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
103.1 Code Official. The Department of Codes and Life Safety shall be responsible for administering and enforcing this code. The Director of the Department of Codes and Life Safety shall be appointed by the Township Manager and shall be certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to serve as the Township's Building Official. For purposes of this code, the Director of the Department of Codes and Life Safety shall be referred to as the "Code Official."
Section 106.5.2. shall be deleted and replaced with the following:
Section 106.5.2 Fee schedule. A fee schedule shall be adopted by resolution of the Board of Supervisors of East Whiteland Township, which may be amended from time to time.
Section 106.5.3 shall be deleted in its entirety.
Section 108.4 shall be amended to state as follows:
108.4 Violation penalties. Any person who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof, or, who shall erect, construct, alter or repair a building or structure in violation of an approved plan or directive of the Building Official, shall be guilty of a summary offense, punishable by a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $1,000 per day, plus costs and attorney's fees, and, upon default of the payment of the fine and costs, imprisonment not to exceed thirty (30) days. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
Section 108.5 shall be amended by the deletion of the words "[AMOUNT]" and the replacement thereof with "$100" and "$1,000."
Section 109, Means of Appeal, shall be deleted and replaced with the following:
MEANS OF APPEALS
109.1 General. The Township, along with Easttown Township, Willistown Township and Malvern Borough (the "participating municipalities") intends to form an intergovernmental Board of Appeals, which Board shall hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the respective municipalities' building official relative to the application and interpretation of the municipalities' building code. The members of the intergovernmental Board of Appeals shall be appointed by the participating municipalities and shall be governed by rules and regulations adopted by the participating municipalities. The intergovernmental Board of Appeals shall adopt rules of procedure for conducting its business.