[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ridley Park 4-14-1998 by Ord. No. 1085; amended in its entirety 9-16-2008 by Ord. No. 1180. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The Borough of Ridley Park hereby adopts, for the purpose of establishing the minimum regulations governing the condition and maintenance of all property buildings and structures, including administration, and penalties, the property maintenance code known as "The International Property Maintenance Code, 2006 Edition," of which one copy has been and now is filed in the office of the Borough Manager, and the same is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully if set out at length herein.
The International Property Maintenance Code, 2006 Edition, hereby adopted, is amended as follows:
Section 101.1 is hereby amended to read as follows:
101.1 Title: These regulations shall be known as the Property Maintenance Code of the Borough of Ridley Park, hereinafter referred to as "this code."
Section 103.1 is hereby amended to read as follows:
103.1 Code Official: It shall be the duty and responsibility of the Code Enforcement Officer or such other person designated by Borough Council to enforce the provisions of this code.
Section 103.2 is hereby amended to read as follows:
103.2 Appointment: The code official shall be appointed by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ridley Park to serve for such term as it shall determine.
Section 103.6 is hereby amended to read as follows:
103.6 Fee Schedule: Any fees required pursuant to this code shall be paid in accordance with a fee schedule adopted by resolution by Borough Council of the Borough of Ridley Park as said fee schedule may be amended from time to time. Any request for fee refunds shall be determined by motion of Borough Council.
Section 106.4 is hereby amended to read as follows:
106.4 Penalties: Any person who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof, shall be guilty of a summary offense, and upon conviction thereof, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000, and in default of payment thereof, shall be imprisoned for a period not exceeding 30 days. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
Section 111.2 through 111.2.5 is hereby amended to read as follows:
111.2 Membership of the Board. The Board of Appeals shall consist of five members appointed by Borough Council as follows: one for five years, one for four years, on for three years, one for two years, and one for one year. Thereafter, each new member shall serve for five years or until a successor has been appointed.
Sections 111.3 through 111.6.2 are hereby amended by deleting said sections and inserting the following in place thereof:
111.3 Appeals: Appeals to the Board of Appeals may be taken by any person aggrieved by a decision or interpretation of the code official made under the provision of this code. The Board of Appeals may adopt reasonable rules and regulations for conducting its hearings. All board hearings shall be open to the public. The decision of the Board shall be by resolution. Certified copies shall be furnished to the appellant and to the code official.
Section 303.15 is hereby amended by inserting the period from April 1 to October 1.
Sections 602.3 and 602.4 are hereby amended by inserting the period from October 1 to April 1.
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.