Borough of Lake City, PA
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lake City 6-14-2004 by Ord. No. 360-04. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 28.
Uniform construction code — See Ch. 32.
Nuisances — See Ch. 43.
Solid waste — See Ch. 54A.
A certain document, three copies of which are on file in the office of the Borough Manager of the Borough of Lake City, being marked and designated as the International Property Maintenance Code as published by the International Code Council, Inc., be and is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the Borough of Lake City, in the State of Pennsylvania, for the control of buildings and structures as herein provided, and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Property Maintenance Code are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this chapter, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in § 48-2 of this chapter.
The following sections are hereby revised:
Title. These regulations shall be know as the "Property Maintenance Code of Borough of Lake City," hereinafter referred to as "this code."
Fees. The fees for activities and services performed by the department in carrying out its responsibilities under this code shall be established by the governing body by resolution every October to take effect in January.
Insect screens. During the period from May 1 to November 1, every door, window and other outside opening required for ventilation of habitable rooms, food preparation areas, food service areas or any areas where products to be included or utilized in food for human consumption are processed, manufactured, packaged or stored shall be supplied with approved tightly fitting screens of not less than 16 mesh per inch (16 mesh per 25mm), and every swinging door shall have a self-closing device in good working condition.
Exception: Screen doors shall not be required where other approved means, such as air curtains or insect repellent fans, are employed.
Heat supply. Every owner and operator of any building who rents, leases or lets one or more dwelling unit, rooming unit, dormitory or guestroom on terms, either expressed or implied, to furnish heat to the occupants thereof shall supply heat during the period from September 15 to May 15 to maintain a temperature of not less than 65° F. (18° C.) in all habitable rooms, bathrooms and toilet rooms.
Exception: When the outdoor temperature is below the winter outdoor design temperature for the locality, maintenance of the minimum room temperature shall not be required, provided that the heating system is operating at its full design capacity. The winter outdoor design temperature for the locality shall be as indicated in Appendix D of the International Plumbing Code.
Occupiable work spaces. Indoor occupiable work space shall be supplied with heat during the period September 15 to May 15 to maintain a temperature of not less than 65° F. (18° C.) during the period the spaces arc occupied.
Processing, storage and operation areas that require cooling or special temperature conditions.
Areas in which persons are primarily engaged in vigorous physical activities.
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 rights acquired or liability incurred or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing under any act or ordinance hereby repealed; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.