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Borough of New Britain, PA
Bucks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of New Britain 1-6-1981 by Ord. No. 190 (Ch. VIII, Part 3, of the 1973 Borough Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 165.
Zoning — See Ch. 450.
No person shall install or attempt to install any chimney, stove pipe or solid-fuel-burning stove or appliance, nor construct or install any chimney or stove pipe unless such installation is in accordance with the rules and regulations established by this chapter and pursuant to a valid building permit.
Application for a permit to install a chimney, stove pipe or solid-fuel-burning stove or appliance shall be made to the building official on a form provided by the Borough, which shall include drawings and specifications setting forth exactly how the installation is to be made and setting forth the materials to be used and such other information as is requested. The application shall be accompanied by a permit fee, which shall be established by the Council of New Britain Borough.
The building official shall issue a permit for such installation when he has satisfied himself by a review of the application, drawings and specifications and by an inspection of the premises where the proposed installation is to occur that the installation can be made in accordance with the requirements of this chapter. The applicant shall notify the building official when the installation is completed so that the final inspection and certification can be made by the building official that the installation has been made in accordance with the terms of this chapter. No placing of the installation into operation shall occur until final inspection is approved by the building official.
The Borough of New Britain adopts rules and regulations in pamphlet form, regulating the installation and construction of solid-fuel-burning stoves and appliances and the construction of chimneys and the installation of the same, all of which is made a part hereof by reference. The pamphlet shall be available at the Borough Hall and shall be delivered to the applicant at the time of the payment of the permit fees.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $600 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment for not more than 30 days.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).