Township of South Fayette, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of South Fayette as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 125.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 195.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 215.
Zoning — See Ch. 240.
[Adopted 5-9-1977 by Ord. No. 301]
It shall be the responsibility of each person, firm or corporation who performs the erection of any residential structure upon any lot in any residential plan of lots or subdivision which receives final approval from the Township of South Fayette after April 11, 1977, to install, connect and maintain a front-yard pole lamp in accordance with the following:
A. 
There shall be installed by the "builder" (being defined herein as a person contracting for the erection of a residential structure for another, except that when the lot owner is also constructing the residential structure he shall also be considered the builder) upon each single-family lot in the subdivision an on-lot front-yard pole lamp of either the electric or gas type. Said pole lamp shall be located near the center of the front footage of the lot and shall be located one foot outside the street right-of-way, and the light source shall be six feet above the final grade level.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
B. 
There shall be installed by the builder upon each multifamily lot (duplexes, townhouses and apartments) in the subdivision on-lot front-yard pole lamps of either the electric or gas type. Said pole lamp(s) shall be located one foot outside the street right-of-way, and the light source shall be six feet above the final grade level. The exact number and location required on any given multifamily lot shall be determined by the Planning Commission, but shall not exceed one per living unit.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
C. 
It shall be the responsibility of each builder to connect said pole lamp to the electrical system of the residential structure being erected.
D. 
Every builder shall include the installation and connection of the front-yard pole lamp(s) in his contract with any property owner for whom he is erecting the residential dwelling (single-family or multifamily) and shall perform the installation and connection as part of his contract.
E. 
Every property owner upon whose lot is installed a front-yard pole lamp pursuant to these requirements shall maintain said lamp components in operating condition at all times.
[Amended 7-11-1988 by Ord. No. 359[1]]
Any person violating the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a summary offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 for each offense, plus costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 30 days. With respect to § 191-1E, each day within which the violation occurs shall constitute a separate offense.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).