City of Coatesville, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Coatesville 11-22-1993 by Ord. No. 950-93. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 82.
Licensing of building contractors — See Ch. 84.
Buildings and land with substantial violations — See Ch. 87.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 102.
Fees — See Ch. 108.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 115.
Lifesafety standards — See Ch. 151.
Plumbing — See Ch. 176.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 180.
[Amended 9-9-1996 by Ord. No. 1033-96; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1171-2001]
The City of Coatesville hereby adopts, for the purpose of prescribing regulations governing the safe installation and maintenance of all mechanical equipment, the mechanical codes known as the "International Mechanical Code," 2000 Edition; "International Fuel Gas Code," 2000 Edition, and "International Energy Conservation Code," 2000 Edition, as published by the International Code Council, 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 Codes Department and the same are hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein. From the date on which this chapter shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the corporate limits of the City of Coatesville.
The Mechanical Code hereby adopted is amended as follows:
A. 
Section 101.1, Title, is amended to read as follows:
Section 101.1. Title. These regulations shall be known as the "Mechanical Code of the City of Coatesville," hereinafter referred to as "this code."
B. 
Section 106.5, Periodic Inspections, is amended to read as follows:
[Amended 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1171-2001]
Section 106.5. Periodic Inspections. The fees for all periodic inspections shall be as established, from time to time, by the City Council as set forth in Chapter 108 of the City Code.
C. 
Section 106.5.2, Fee Schedule, is amended to read as follows:
[Amended 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1171-2001]
Section 106.5.2. Fee schedule. The fees for all mechanical work shall be as provided, from time to time, by the City Council as set forth in Chapter 108 of the City Code.
D. 
Section 108.4, Violation penalties, is amended to read as follows:
[Amended 9-9-1996 by Ord. No. 1033-96; 8-13-2001 by Ord. No. 1171-2001]
Section 108.4. Violation penalties. Any person who shall violate a provisions of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements hereof or who shall erect, construct, alter or repair mechanical equipment or systems in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the Code Enforcement Officer, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code shall be, upon conviction, sentenced to a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs or to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues after notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.
E. 
Section M-117.2, Unlawful Continuance, is amended to read as follows:
Section M-117.2. Unlawful Continuance. Any person who shall continue any work in or about the structure after having been served with a stop-work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be, upon conviction, 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.
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 Coatesville, as the case may be, shall control where the requirements thereof are the same as or in excess of the provisions of this chapter. 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 chapter.
The provisions of this chapter so far as they are the same as those of ordinances and/or codes in force immediately prior to the enactment of this chapter, are intended as a continuation of such ordinances and codes and not as new enactment. The provisions of this chapter 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.