Township of Palmer, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Palmer 7-28-1987 as part of Ord. No. 221. (For other provisions of this ordinance, see Ch. 55, Building Code; Ch. 72, Electrical Code; Ch. 81, Fire Prevention; Ch. 99, Mechanical Code; Ch. 124, Plumbing Code; and Ch. 128, Property Maintenance.) Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building Code — See Ch. 55.
Electrical Code — See Ch. 72.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 81.
Mechanical Code — See Ch. 99.
Plumbing Code — See Ch. 124.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 128.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 165.
Zoning — See Ch. 190.

§ 112-1 Adoption of code.

[Amended 7-27-1993 by Ord. No. 253; 12-18-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-293]
The publication entitled the "International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings/2000" and its errata sheets, published by the International Code Council, hereinafter referred to as the "code," is hereby accepted, adopted and incorporated, in its entirety, except as may be hereinafter otherwise indicated, as the basic One- and Two-Family Dwelling Unit Code of the Township of Palmer. Wherever in said code blanks appear, the obvious required or indicated insertions are to be considered made, and wherever in said code the words "municipality" or "name of municipality" appear, the words "Palmer Township" are to be considered as inserted.

§ 112-2 Repealer.

Whenever a provision of this ordinance conflicts with a provision of another township ordinance or law, the most restrictive of the two provisions shall prevail. All ordinances or parts of ordinances or any other township law inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed by virtue hereof.

§ 112-3 Severability.

The provisions of this ordinance and the aforesaid code are severable. If any provision of this ordinance or of the aforesaid code is for any reason held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect the remaining provisions of this ordinance or of the aforesaid code.

§ 112-4 When effective.

This ordinance shall take effect five days from the date of its adoption.

§ 112-5 Violations and penalties.

[Added 10-25-1988 by Ord. No. 227]
A. 
Any violation of the provisions of this ordinance shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $1,000.
B. 
Each day of violation of the particular code or ordinance applicable shall be considered a separate offense, for which the fines and penalties stated herein may be imposed on a daily basis.
C. 
For collection of fines and penalties, see § 1-16E of Chapter 1, General Provisions.

§ 112-6 Amended sections.

[Added 12-18-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-293]
The following section of the code, denoting work not requiring permits, shall require a zoning permit with such fees based upon the adopted construction valuation and fee schedule and subject to Zoning Ordinance requirements: IRC Section 105.2, Work exempt from permit, Building: numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7.