[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Jim Thorpe 7-14-1994 by Ord. No. 94-7. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Borough of Jim Thorpe hereby adopts, for the purpose of establishing rules and regulations for the design and installation of plumbing systems, including administration, plumbing permits, and penalties, the plumbing code known as the "BOCA NATIONAL PLUMBING CODE, 1993, NINTH EDITION," as published by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc. save and except such portions as are hereinafter deleted, modified or amended, of which three copies have been and now are filed in the Office of the Borough Secretary and the same are 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 in the design and installation of plumbing systems within the corporate limits of the Borough of Jim Thorpe.
The code hereby adopted is amended as follows:
Section P-101.1, "Title," is amended to read:
Section P-113.2, "Fee Schedule," is amended to read:
Section P-116.4, "Violation of Penalties," is amended to read:
Section P-117.2, "Unlawful continuance," is amended to read:
Section P-304.3, "Public System Available," is amended to read:
Section P-309.4, "Freezing," is amended to read:
Section P-309.5, "Sewer Depth," is amended to read:
In all matters that are regulated by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or by regulations of departments or agencies of the commonwealth promulgated by authority of law, such laws or regulations, or other ordinances of the Borough of Jim Thorpe, as the case may be, shall control where the requirements thereof are the same as or in excess of the provisions of this chapter. The code shall control in all cases where the state requirements, or the requirements of other ordinances of the Borough of Jim Thorpe, are not as strict as those contained in this chapter.
The provisions of this chapter, so far as they are the same as those of ordinances and/or codes in force immediately prior to the enactment of this chapter, are intended as a continuation of such ordinance and codes and not as new enactments. The provisions of this chapter shall not affect any act done or liability incurred, nor shall they affect any suit or prosecution pending or to be instituted to enforce any right or penalty or to punish any offense under authority of any of the repealed ordinances.