[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Concord 6-1-2004 by Ord. No. 277. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCESExhibits A through I Amendments to codes adopted by reference
Certificates of use and occupancy — See Ch. 90.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 160.
Zoning — See Ch. 210.
Concord Township hereby elects to administer and enforce the provisions of the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, Act 45 of 1999, 35 P.S. § 7210.101 through § 7210.1103, as amended from time to time, and all regulations promulgated thereunder.
The Uniform Construction Code, contained in 34 Pa. Code, Chapters 401-405, as amended from time to time, is hereby adopted and incorporated herein by reference as the Building Code of Concord Township.
[Amended 5-2-2006 by Ord. No. 301]
Administration and enforcement of the code within Concord Township shall be undertaken in any of the following ways as determined by the Board of Supervisors of Concord Township from time to time by resolution:
By the designation of a Concord Township employee to serve as the municipal code official to act on behalf of Concord Township;
By the retention of one or more construction code officials or third-party agencies to act on behalf of Concord Township;
By agreement with one or more other municipalities for the joint administration and enforcement of this Act through intermunicipal agreement;
By entering into a contract with another municipality for the administration and enforcement of this Act on behalf of Concord Township; and
By entering into an agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry for plan review, inspections and enforcement of structures other than one-family or two-family dwelling units and utility and miscellaneous use structures.
Exhibits A through I, containing amendments to the international codes adopted by reference, are included at the end of this chapter.
A Board of Appeals shall be established by resolution of the Concord Township Board of Supervisors in conformity with the requirements of the relevant provisions of the code, as amended from time to time, and for the purposes set forth therein. If at any time enforcement and administration is undertaken jointly with one or more other municipalities, said Board of Appeals shall be established by joint action of the participating municipalities.
All building code ordinances or portions of ordinances which were adopted by Concord Township on or before July 1, 1999, and which equal or exceed the requirements of the code shall continue in full force and effect until such time as such provisions fail to equal or exceed the minimum requirements of the code, as amended from time to time.
All building code ordinances, regulations and policies of Concord Township not governed by the code shall remain in full force and effect.
All relevant ordinances, regulations and policies of Concord Township not governed by the code shall remain in full force and effect.
Fees assessable by Concord Township for the administrative and enforcement undertaken pursuant to this chapter and the code shall be established by the Board of Supervisors by resolution from time to time.