Borough of Pennsburg, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Pennsburg 10-7-2014 by Ord. No. 7-2014.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 34.
Code enforcement — See Ch. 36.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 42.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 51.
Sewers — See Ch. 86.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 98.
Water conservation — See Ch. 108.
[1]
Editor’s Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 75, Plumbing, adopted 2-7-1994 by Ord. No. 4-94, as amended.

§ 75-1 Adoption of standards by reference.

There is hereby adopted in its entirety by the Borough of Pennsburg, copies of which are on file in the office of the Borough, that certain Plumbing Code known as the "International Plumbing Code, 2009 Edition," as amended, through the effective date of adoption of this chapter and published by the International Code Council, which shall be referred to as the "Plumbing Code of the Borough of Pennsburg."

§ 75-2 Purpose.

This chapter shall regulate and govern the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alteration, repair, location, relocation or placement in addition to use and maintenance of plumbing systems as herein provided; provide for the issue of permits and collection of fees thereunder and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Plumbing Code on file in the office of the Borough of Pennsburg are hereby referred to, adopted, and made part of as fully set forth in this chapter with the additions, deletions, insertions and changes, if any, prescribed below.

§ 75-3 Administration and enforcement.

Office of Code Enforcement. The provisions of Ordinance No. 3-88 (Code Enforcement Ordinance),[1] adopted by the municipality on December 5, 1988, are hereby incorporated by reference and readopted with this chapter. The administration and enforcement of this chapter and of the International Plumbing Code, 2009 Edition, adopted herein, shall be carried out by the Office of the Code Enforcement of the Borough of Pennsburg in accordance with the procedures established by the Code Enforcement Ordinance and by the International Plumbing Code, 2009 Edition, adopted herein.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 36, Code Enforcement.

§ 75-4 Future editions.

It is the intent of Pennsburg Borough Council to adopt the International Plumbing Code, 2009 Edition. However, in the event that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as part of the Uniform Construction Code adopts a later version of the International Plumbing Code, that edition of the Code, as amended by the Commonwealth, shall become part of the Code of Ordinances of the Borough of Pennsburg, without the need for adoption of an amending ordinance.

§ 75-5 General provisions.

A. 
Saving clause. Nothing in this chapter, or in the International Plumbing Code, 2009 Edition, hereby adopted, shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding now pending in any court or any rights acquired or liability incurred or any cause or causes of action accrued or existing under any act or ordinance repealed hereby. No right or remedy of any character shall be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.
B. 
Validity. The invalidity of any section or provision of this chapter, or of the International Plumbing Code, 2009 Edition, hereby adopted, shall not invalidate other sections or provisions hereof.
C. 
Conflict of ordinances. Any ordinance, or part of any ordinance, conflicting with the provisions of this chapter be and the same is hereby repealed insofar as the same affects this chapter.
D. 
Short title. This chapter, together with the International Plumbing Code, 2009 Edition, adopted herein, shall be known and may be cited as the "Plumbing Code of the Borough of Pennsburg."