Building Official — See Ch. 152.
The Township hereby elects to administer and enforce the provisions of the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, Act 45 of 1999, 35 P.S. Sections 7210.101-1103, as amended from time to time, and its regulations. The Township hereby adopts and incorporates by reference as its building code, the Uniform Construction Code contained in 34 Pa. Code, Chapters 401-405, as amended from time to time.
Administration and enforcement of the Uniform Construction Code within the Township shall be undertaken in any one of more of the following ways, as may be determined from time to time by resolution of the Board of Commissioners:
By the designation of an officer of the Township to serve as the municipal code official;
By the retention of one or more construction code officials or third-party agencies to act on behalf of the Township;
By agreement with one or more other municipalities for the administration and enforcement of the Code through intergovernmental agreement;
By entering into a contract with another municipality for the administration and enforcement of the Code on behalf of the Township; and/or
By entering into an agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry for plan review, inspections and enforcement of structures other than one-family or two-family dwelling units and utility and miscellaneous use structures.
A Board of Appeals shall be established by resolution of the Board of Commissioners in conformity with the requirements of the Act, as amended from time to time, and for the purposes set forth in the Act. The Board of Appeals may be undertaken jointly with one or more other municipalities.
[Ord. No. 487, passed 6-9-2004]
Fees assessable by the Township for the administration and enforcement undertaken pursuant to this Chapter 220 and the Uniform Construction Code shall be established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Commissioners.