Borough of Jenkintown, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Jenkintown 11-28-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-11.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Alarm systems — See Ch. 60.
Building construction — See Ch. 74.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 78.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 94.
Littering — See Ch. 112.
Mechanical standards — See Ch. 116.
Plumbing — See Ch. 137.
Solid waste disposal — See Ch. 152.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the repeal of former Ch. 107, Property Maintenance, adopted 4-24-2000 by Ord. No. 2000-2.

§ 107-1 Adoption of standards.

A certain document, three copies of which are on file in the office of the Code Enforcement Officer of Jenkintown Borough, being marked and designated as the "International Property Maintenance Code, 2012 edition," as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the Borough of Jenkintown, in the State of Pennsylvania, for regulating and governing the conditions of all property, buildings and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use, and the demolition of such existing structures as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Property Maintenance Code on file in the office of Jenkintown Borough are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof as if fully set out in this legislation, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed below in this chapter.

§ 107-2 Modifications to standards.

The following sections are hereby revised:
A. 
Section 101.1, insert: "Borough of Jenkintown."
B. 
Section 103.5, insert: "as adopted by resolution."
C. 
Section 112.4, insert: "as adopted by resolution."
D. 
Section 302.4, insert: "10."
E. 
Section 602.3, insert: "October 15-May 15."
F. 
Section 602.4, insert: "October 15-May 15."

§ 107-3 Repealer.

Ordinance No. 2000-2 of the Borough of Jenkintown, entitled "Property Maintenance Ordinance 2000-2," and all other ordinances or parts of laws in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

§ 107-4 Construal of provisions.

Nothing in this chapter or in the Property Maintenance Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding impending in any court, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited above in this chapter; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.

§ 107-5 Effective date.

This chapter and the rules, regulations, provisions, requirements, orders and matters established and adopted hereby shall take effect and be in full force and effect January 1, 2012.