[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Edgeworth 5-20-1997 by Ord. No. 464. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES065a Table F-107 2 3 Permit Requirements
Volunteer Fire Department — See Ch. 29.
Alarms — See Ch. 33.
Building construction — See Ch. 39.
Uniform Construction Codes — See Ch. 51.
Hazardous substances — See Ch. 73.
A certain document, three copies of which are on file in the office of the Borough Secretary of the Borough of Edgeworth, being marked and designated as the "BOCA National Fire Prevention Code, Tenth Edition, 1996," as published by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., be and hereby is adopted as the Fire Prevention Code of the Borough of Edgeworth; for the control of buildings, structures and premises as herein provided; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said BOCA National Fire Prevention 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 prescribed in § 65-2 of this chapter.
The following sections of the above-referenced code are hereby revised as follows:
In Section F-101.1, insert "Borough of Edgeworth."
In Section F-105.1, insert at the end "The Building Inspector shall be the code official responsible for enforcement of this code."
In Section F-105.2, delete the remainder of the paragraph after "jurisdiction."
In Section F-107.2, delete F-107.2 and replace it with the following:
Retain Section F-107.2.1.
In Section F-107.2.2, change "six months" to "90 days."
In Section F-107.7.1, delete the entire section and add:
Delete Section F-112.3 and replace it with the following:
Sections F-113.0, F-113.1, F-113.2, F-113.2.1, F-113.2.2, F-113.2.3, F-113.2.4, F-113.2.5, F-113.2.6, F-113.3, F-113.4, F-113.4.1, F-113.5, F-113.6, F-113.6.1, F-113.6.2 and F-113.7 are deleted and the following is inserted:
The limits referred to in Section F-3003.2 of the BOCA National Fire Prevention Code/1996 in which the storage of explosive materials is prohibited are hereby established as follows: within 500 feet of a residence or occupied structure.
Chapter 9 of the 1996 BOCA Building Code dealing with Fire Protection Systems, is incorporated herein by reference and adopted. The requirements in the Borough's current building code relating to the same subject matter are not repealed hereby; it being the intent hereof to have the more restrictive terms apply.
Any person whose application has been refused may appeal to the Council from the decision of the Code Official, provided that no appeal shall be allowed unless taken within 30 days from the date of refusal. The Council may, when hardship is shown, modify provisions of this chapter, provided that it is in the public interest to do so.