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. 158-2004. 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.
One- and two-family dwelling standards — See Ch. 123.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 141.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 175.
Urban wildland interface standards — See Ch. 183.
Zoning — See Ch. 200.

§ 139-1 Adoption of standards by reference; copies to be on file.

The Board of Supervisors of East Whiteland Township hereby adopts the International Plumbing Code, 2003 Edition, as now and as hereafter supplemented, reissued, amended and revised as published by the International Code Council, Inc., along with Appendices B, D, E and F. Not fewer than three copies of the International Plumbing 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.

§ 139-2 Additions, insertions and changes to standards.

The following amendments, additions, deletions, and changes are hereby made to the International Plumbing Code, 2003 Edition:
A. 
Section 101.1 shall be amended by the deletion of the words "[NAME OF JURISDICTION]" and the replacement thereof with the words "East Whiteland Township."
B. 
The heading of Section 103 shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
SECTION 103
DEPARTMENT OF CODES AND LIFE SAFETY
C. 
Section 103.1 shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
103.1 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 103.2 shall be deleted in its entirety and reserved.
E. 
Section 106.6.2 shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
106.6.2 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.
F. 
Section 106.6.3 shall be deleted in its entirety.
G. 
Section 108.4 is deleted and replaced with the following:
108.4 Violation penalties. Any person who shall violate a provision of this chapter or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall install, alter or repair a plumbing system in whole or in part in violation of this chapter shall, upon being found liable therefor in a civil enforcement proceeding commenced by the Township, pay a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $1,000, plus all court costs, including reasonable attorney fees incurred by the Township. If the defendant neither pays nor timely appeals the judgment, the Township may enforce the judgment pursuant to the applicable rules of civil procedure. Imposition of one fine for any violation or noncompliance shall not excuse the violation or noncompliance nor permit it to continue or be repeated, and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or defects forthwith. Each section of this chapter violated shall constitute a separate offense, and each day or portion thereof in which a violation of this chapter is found to exist shall constitute a separate offense, each of which violations shall be subject to the imposition of a separate fine imposed by the District Justice of not less than $100 and not more than $1,000, plus all court costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the Township, collectable as specified in this section.
H. 
Section 108.5 shall be amended by inserting "not less than $100" in the first blank and "nor more than $1,000" in the second blank.
I. 
Section 109, Means of Appeal, shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:
SECTION 109
MEANS OF APPEAL
109.1 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.
J. 
Section 305.6. shall be amended by the insertion of "36 inches in both "[NUMBER]" blanks.
K. 
Section 904.1 shall be amended by the insertion of "12 inches" in both "[NUMBER]" blanks."