Borough of Old Forge, PA
Lackawanna County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Old Forge 10-19-1982 by Ord. No. 7-1982; amended in its entirety 5-31-1994 (Ch. 96, Art. II, of the 1994 Code). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Dangerous buildings — See Ch. 112.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 130.
Housing — See Ch. 194.
Littering — See Ch. 213.
Nuisance properties — See Ch. 229.
Rodent control — See Ch. 262.
Solid waste — See Ch. 290.
Trees — See Ch. 322.

§ 247-1 Adoption of standards.

There is hereby adopted by the Borough of Old Forge, for the purpose of regulating supplied facilities, maintenance and occupancy of dwellings and dwelling units, a housing ordinance, being designated as the "BOCA National Property Maintenance Code," current edition, as recommended by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., and the whole thereof, a copy of which has been and is now filed in the office of the Borough Secretary, and the same is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein, and from the date on which this chapter shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the limits of the Borough of Old Forge.[1]
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Editor's Note: Ordinance No. 1996-10, adopted 9-17-1996, provided as follows: "The current BOCA Basic Property Maintenance Code is hereby adopted by the Council of the Borough of Old Forge."

§ 247-2 Violations and penalties.

Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter or of the code hereby adopted or any provision of any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to the authority granted by this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $1,000, plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, by imprisonment for not more than 30 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, and each day's failure to comply with any such provision shall constitute a separate violation.

§ 247-3 Enforcement.

[Added 9-17-1996 by Ord. No. 1996-10]
The Code Enforcement Officer shall be empowered to enforce all provisions of said code.