Borough of Sellersville, PA
Bucks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Sellersville 3-12-2018 by Ord. No. 717. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 55.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 63.
Rental property — See Ch. 116.
Solid waste — See Ch. 127.
That a certain document, three copies of which are on file in the office of the Manager/Secretary of the Borough of Sellersville, being marked and designated as the International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 Edition, and any future amendments, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the Borough of Sellersville, in the State of Pennsylvania, for regulating and governing the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use, and the demolition of such existing structures as herein provided, providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor, and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Property Maintenance Code on file in the office of the Borough of Sellersville are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this chapter, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in § 101-2, of this chapter.
The following sections are hereby revised:
Section 101.1: Sellersville Borough.
Section 103.5: Fee Schedule.
Section 112.4: $500/$1,000.
Section 302.4: 12 inches.
Section 302.8: Motor vehicles: See § 160-83B, Vehicular storage.
Section 304.14: Insect screens, May 1 to October 1.
Section 602.3: Heating dates, September 1 through May 1.
Section 602.4: Heating dates for work spaces: September 1 through May 1.
That Ordinance No. 717 of the Borough of Sellersville entitled Ordinance for Adoption of the International Property Maintenance Code and all other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
That if any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this chapter is, for any reason, held to be unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this chapter. The Council of the Borough of Sellersville hereby declares that it would have passed this chapter, and each section, subsection, clause or phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses and phrases be declared unconstitutional.
That nothing in this chapter or in the Property Maintenance Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding impending in any court or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in § 101-3 of this chapter nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.