Township of East Whiteland, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of East Whiteland 5-12-2004 by Ord. No. 160-2004. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 65.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 83.
Energy conservation — See Ch. 84.
Existing building regulations — See Ch. 85.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 90.
Fuel gas standards — See Ch. 96.
Mechanical standards — See Ch. 116.
Plumbing — See Ch. 139.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 141.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 175.
Urban wildland interface standards — See Ch. 183.
Zoning — See Ch. 200.

§ 123-1 Adoption of standards by reference; copies to be on file.

The Board of Supervisors of East Whiteland Township hereby adopts the International Residential Code, 2003 Edition, including Appendix Chapters A, B, D, E and F as now and as hereafter supplemented, reissued, amended and revised, as published by the International Code Council, Inc. Not fewer than three copies of the International Residential Code, 2003 Edition, are filed in the office of the Secretary of East Whiteland Township, and the same is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein.

§ 123-2 Additions, insertions and changes to standards.

The following amendments, additions, deletions, and changes are hereby made to the International Residential Code, 2003 Edition:
A. 
Section R101.1 shall be amended by the deletion of the words "[NAME OF JURISDICTION]" and the replacement thereof with "East Whiteland Township."
B. 
Section R103 shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
SECTION R103
DEPARTMENT OF CODES AND LIFE SAFETY
C. 
Section R103.1 shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
R103.1 Code official. The Department of Codes and Life Safety shall be responsible for administering and enforcing this code. The Director of the Department of Codes and Life Safety shall be appointed by the Township Manager and shall be certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to serve as the Township's Building Official. For purposes of this code, the Director of the Department of Codes and Life Safety shall be referred to as the "Code Official."
D. 
Section R108.2 shall be amended to state as follows:
R108.2 Fee schedule. A fee schedule shall be adopted by resolution of the Board of Supervisors of East Whiteland Township, which may be amended from time to time.
E. 
Section R112, Board of Appeals, shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
SECTION R112
BOARD OF APPEALS
R112.1 General. The Township, along with Easttown Township, Willistown Township and Malvern Borough (the "participating municipalities") intends to form an intergovernmental Board of Appeals which Board shall hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the respective municipalities' building official relative to the application and interpretation of the municipalities' building code. The members of the intergovernmental Board of Appeals shall be appointed by the participating municipalities and shall be governed by rules and regulations adopted by the participating municipalities. The intergovernmental Board of Appeals shall adopt rules of procedure for conducting its business.
F. 
Table R301.2(1) shall be amended by inserting the following:
G. 
Section P2603.6.1 shall be amended by replacing the words "[NUMBER]" with "36 inches."
H. 
Section P3103.1 shall be amended by replacing the words "[NUMBER]" with "12 inches."