Borough of Mount Union, PA
Huntingdon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Mount Union as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 123.
Building construction — See Ch. 130.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 170.
Plumbing — See Ch. 243.
Solid waste — See Ch. 280.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 288.
Trees — See Ch. 300.
Abandoned or junked vehicles — See Ch. 306.
[Adopted 11-12-1979 by Ord. No. 908 (Ch. XI of the 1980 Code of Ordinances)]
That certain document entitled the "BOCA Basic Property Maintenance Code/1978, First Edition," as published by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., copies of which are on file in the office of the Borough Secretary of the Borough of Mount Union, with such changes, additions and insertions as set out in § 250-2 of this article, is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the Borough of Mount Union, for the control of buildings and structures as therein provided, and each and all of the provisions contained in the said Property Maintenance Code, with the changes, additions and insertions hereinabove referred to, are hereby adopted and made a part of this article as if fully set out herein.
The BOCA Basic Property Maintenance Code is hereby amended and changed in the following respects:
Appendix B-1.5 of the said code is hereby amended to read:
B-1.5 Application of Chapter 330, Zoning. Nothing in this code shall permit the establishment or conversion of a multifamily dwelling in any zone, except where permitted by Chapter 330, Zoning, of the Code of the Borough of Mount Union, or the continuation of any conforming use, except as provided therein.
Section PM-104.5 of the said code is hereby amended to read:
PM-104.5 Coordination of enforcement. Inspection of premises and the issuing of orders in connection therewith shall be the responsibility of the Code Enforcement Officer of the Borough of Mount Union. Whenever, in the opinion of the Code Enforcement Officer, it is deemed necessary or desirable to have any inspection of any conditions by any other official of the municipality, he shall arrange for this to be done in such manner that the owners or occupants of buildings shall not be subjected to visits by numerous inspectors or to multiple or conflicting orders. No order for correction of any violation under this code shall be issued without the approval of the Code Enforcement Officer, and it shall be his responsibility, before issuing any such order, to determine that it has the concurrence of any other official of the municipality concerned with any other matter involved in the case in question.
Section PM-109.2 of the said code is hereby amended to read:
PM-109.2 Penalty. Any person violating any provision of this code shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $300, and costs of prosecution, or, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to undergo imprisonment for not more than 30 days, provided that each violation of any provision of this article, and each day the same is continued, shall be deemed a separate offense.
The first sentence only of Section PM-110.2 of the said code is hereby amended to read: "The Appeal Board provided for in the Building Code (See Chapter 130.) shall serve as Appeal Board under this code, with the duty, responsibility and authority to decide the matters referred to it under the provisions of this code." All remaining material in the said section shall remain in effect as published therein.
Section PM-100.0 of the said code is hereby amended by adding the following provisions at the end thereof:
The Borough of Mount Union
This municipality of the:
The Borough of Mount Union
The legal representative of the municipality:
The Solicitor