Township of Radnor, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Radnor 10-22-1990 by Ord. No. 90-47. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CHARTER REFERENCES
Citizen participation on boards — See § 8.02.
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration of government — See Ch. 5, Art. VI.
Code enforcement — See Ch. 19.
Building construction — See Ch. 125.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 156.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 166.
Mechanical standards — See Ch. 195.
Plumbing — See Ch. 218.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 222.

§ 15-1 Establishment; composition.

A Code Appeals Board is hereby established which shall consist of five qualified persons appointed by the Board of Commissioners. The Board shall consist of two architects or structural engineers licensed within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; a general contractor, master plumber and master electrician, all of whom shall be licensed in their respective trades with the Township of Radnor.

§ 15-2 Terms of office of members.

Members of this Board shall hold office for periods of five years or until a successor is appointed by the Board of Commissioners; except that the terms of office for members appointed pursuant to this chapter shall be fixed so that no more than one member shall be replaced during any one calendar year.

§ 15-3 General powers; quorum.

The Board shall elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman; create, alter and rescind rules for procedure; and hold meetings as frequently as the proper and efficient discharge of its business shall require. A majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any and all business.

§ 15-4 Responsibilities.

The Board shall have responsibility for reviewing Chapter 125, Building Construction; Chapter 156, Electrical Standards; Chapter 166, Fire Prevention; Chapter 195, Mechanical Standards; Chapter 218, Plumbing; and Chapter 222, Property Maintenance, for the Township and recommending to the Board of Commissioners any modification or updating of the chapters when determined necessary. The Board shall also be responsible for reviewing and recommending changes in procedures for the issuance of permits and preparing examinations for the licensing of contractors, as well as serving as an Appeals Board for those persons aggrieved by decisions of the Director of Community Development in the interpretation of the aforementioned chapters.