Municipality of Bethel Park, PA
Allegheny County
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[Adopted 3-10-1986 by Ord. No. 3-10-1986C]
[Amended 11-12-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12-12B]
No person, on or after the effective date of this ordinance, shall conduct or allow to be conducted any sandblasting or spray painting out of doors without first obtaining a permit therefor in compliance with the terms of this ordinance.
PERSON — Any person, syndicate, association, partnership, firm, corporation, institution, agency, authority, department or other entity recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties.
SANDBLASTING — Procedures whereby abrasive material, not necessarily limited to sand or silicon compounds, is propelled by compressed air or other gasses in preparation for this application of paint or other coatings.
SPRAY PAINTING — The application of paint or similar coatings to a surface wherein compressed air or other gasses are used.
An application in writing on a form furnished by the Municipality shall be filed with the Municipal Manager at least 14 days prior to the commencement of sandblasting or spray painting activities. The applicant shall be the owner, lessee or person in control of the property upon which the activities are to take place.
The permit shall contain conditions which the Municipal Manager may deem necessary and appropriate to minimize inconvenience to the public. Such conditions may include, but are not limited to, the hours during which the sandblasting or spray painting may be performed, provisions to contain abrasive material and paint overspray, requiring measures to clean up and remove abrasive material which is deposited beyond the property on which the sandblasting or spray painting is being performed, as well as financial security to be posted with the Municipality to guarantee such removal. Violation of the conditions of the permit shall be cause for revocation of such permit and shall constitute a violation of this ordinance and subject the permit holder to the penalties provided in this ordinance.
[Amended 11-12-2012 by Ord. No. 11-12-12B]
At the time the application is filed, the applicant shall pay to the Municipality a permit fee. The fee shall be based upon the operation, whether it is for sandblasting, commercial spray painting or residential spray painting. The fee shall be set in accordance with a schedule of fees, charges, or expenses as determined by Municipal Council.
Any person who shall violate any provisions of this ordinance shall be guilty of a summary offense and shall be fined a sum not to exceed $300 for each violation. Each day such violation exists shall constitute a separate violation.
The provisions of this ordinance are declared to be severable; and if any section, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance shall for any reason be held to be invalid or unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining sections, sentences, clauses and phrases of this ordinance, but they shall stand notwithstanding the invalidity of any part.
Any ordinance or part of an ordinance conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance be and the same is hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.