Township of Marple, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Marple 7-12-1971 as Ch. 53 of the 1971 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Code Enforcement — See Ch. 8.
Building construction — See Ch. 108.
Commercial maintenance code — See Ch. 114.
Contractors — See Ch. 118.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 125.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 136.
Graffiti — See Ch. 162.
Plumbing — See Ch. 206.
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 214, Art. I.
Rental occupancy reports — See Ch. 220.
Sanitation and health — See Ch. 228.
Sewers — See Ch. 235.
Garbage and recycling — See Ch. 252.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 265.
Zoning — See Ch. 300.
Article I General Provisions

§ 170-1 Purpose.

§ 170-2 Interpretation.

§ 170-3 Title.

§ 170-4 Applicability.

§ 170-5 Definitions.

Article II Minimum Standards for Basic Equipment and Facilities

§ 170-6 Compliance required.

§ 170-7 Water supply.

§ 170-8 Kitchen facilities.

§ 170-9 Bathroom facilities.

§ 170-10 Hot and cold water.

§ 170-11 Plumbing fixtures.

§ 170-12 Heating facilities.

§ 170-13 Electrical service.

Article III Minimum Standards for Light, Ventilation, Use and Occupancy

§ 170-14 Compliance required.

§ 170-15 Natural light in habitable rooms.

§ 170-16 Light in nonhabitable rooms.

§ 170-17 Ventilation in habitable rooms.

§ 170-18 Ventilation in bathrooms.

§ 170-19 Required space in dwelling units.

§ 170-20 Required space in sleeping rooms.

§ 170-21 Required access to bathrooms or sleeping rooms.

§ 170-22 Required ceiling height.

§ 170-23 Basement dwelling units.

Article IV Exterior Areas

§ 170-24 Compliance required.

§ 170-25 Grading and drainage.

§ 170-26 Noxious weeds.

§ 170-27 Accessory structures.

§ 170-28 Junked motor vehicles.

§ 170-29 Driveways and parking lots.

§ 170-30 Structural safety.

§ 170-31 Windows and doors.

§ 170-32 Dampness.

§ 170-33 Good repair.

§ 170-34 Bathroom floors.

Article V Minimum Standards for Safe and Sanitary Maintenance

§ 170-35 Compliance required.

§ 170-36 Structural condition.

§ 170-37 Openings to the exterior.

§ 170-38 Stairways, porches and balconies.

§ 170-39 Storage rooms.

Article VI Responsibilities of Owners and Occupants

§ 170-40 Applicability.

§ 170-41 Maintenance of premises.

§ 170-42 Maintenance of equipment.

§ 170-43 Waste disposal.

§ 170-44 Extermination.

§ 170-45 Discontinuance of utilities or facilities.

§ 170-46 Occupancy of vacant units.

§ 170-47 Screening.

§ 170-48 Minimum level of heat.

§ 170-49 Sidewalks.

Article VII Administration and Enforcement

§ 170-50 Housing Officer.

§ 170-51 Inspection and access to dwellings.

§ 170-52 Access for repairs.

§ 170-53 Notice of violation.

§ 170-54 Appeals from notice of violation.

§ 170-55 Effective date of notice of violation.

§ 170-56 Emergency actions.

§ 170-57 Dwellings unfit for human habitation.

Article VIII Permit Requirements

§ 170-58 Permit required.

§ 170-59 Fees.

§ 170-60 Residency requirement.

§ 170-61 Change in use.

§ 170-61.1 Payment of taxes and fees prior to issuance of permit.

Article IX Miscellaneous Provisions

§ 170-62 Adoption of rules and regulations.

§ 170-63 Abatement of violations.

§ 170-64 Fees for certification.

§ 170-65 Violations and penalties.