Borough of Jim Thorpe, PA
Carbon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Jim Thorpe as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-12-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-7[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Art. I, Adoption of Standards, adopted 10-8-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-6.
The definitions, the inspection of food service establishments, the issuance, suspension and revocation of permits to operate food service establishments, the prohibiting of the sale of unsound or mislabeled food or drink, and the enforcement of this article shall be regulated in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture PA Food Code,[1] a copy of which shall be on file at the office of the Borough Secretary.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Chapter 46 of Title 7 of the Pennsylvania Code.
The definitions, requirements of employee certification, and the enforcement of this article shall be regulated in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Food Employee Certification Act.[1] All food service establishments within the Borough of Jim Thorpe must meet all requirements of the Food Employee Certification Act, with the exception of any exemptions listed in the Act.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Chapter 76 of Title 7 of the Pennsylvania Code.
A. 
There shall be an inspection fee for food service establishments as follows:
(1) 
Initial and annual inspections: $55.
(2) 
Reinspections, complaint inspections and compliance inspections: $30.
B. 
All of the food service establishments shall pay, in addition to the inspection charge, a license fee as follows:
(1) 
Annual license fee: $5.
A. 
Any person who violates any provision of this article, including failure to pass a reinspection, complaint inspection or compliance inspection, shall be subject to the following penalties:
(1) 
First violation: a fine of $200, plus costs.
(2) 
Second violation: a fine of $500, plus costs
(3) 
Third and each subsequent violation: a fine of $1,000, plus a suspension of license for a period of not fewer than five days nor more than 60 days at the discretion of the Health Officer, plus costs.
B. 
An establishment that does not pass the inspection at the initial or annual inspection shall not be subject to a penalty for failing to pass the inspection at that initial or annual inspection.