[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Lower Salford 9-5-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-4. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES004a Guidelines
Building construction — See Ch. 58.
The Board of Supervisors of Lower Salford Township hereby establishes an Appeals Board, pursuant to the Act, known as the "Lower Salford Township Appeals Board," to hear and rule on appeals, requests for variances and requests for extensions of time pursuant to the attached guidelines. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the intent of the Act or Uniform Construction Code has been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of the Act or Uniform Construction Code do not fully apply, or an equivalent form of construction is to be used. The Appeals Board shall have the widest possible jurisdiction authorized by the Pennsylvania Construction Code and the Uniform Construction Code, as amended.
Appeals pertaining to the accessibility requirement of the Uniform Construction Code shall not be heard by the Lower Salford Township Appeals Board, but shall be filed with and considered by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry for project modification approval.
To cover the costs of administration, the minimum appeal fee shall be $450. Any additional costs will be paid by the applicant.
[Amended 9-4-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-5]
The following representatives will constitute the initial members of the Lower Salford Township Appeals Board. Following initial terms as set forth below, all subsequent terms will be for three years:
The alternate members appointed by the Board are as follows: same experience as above, whose appointments are for five years.
The proper officials of the Lower Salford Township are hereby authorized and empowered to take such additional action as they may deem necessary or appropriate to implement this section.
The Lower Salford Township Board of Supervisors hereby adopts regulations for the Appeals Board and those appearing before it, in the form attached hereto entitled, "Guidelines For the Lower Salford Township Appeals Board."