[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Springdale 11-20-2018 by Ord. No. 1272. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A certain document, three copies of which are on file in the office of the Borough of Springdale being marked and designated as the "International Property Maintenance Code, 2015 Edition," as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the Borough of Springdale in the Commonwealth 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 therefore; 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 Springdale 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 this chapter.
The International Property Maintenance Code is amended and modified follows:
Section 101.1. Insert: Borough of Springdale.
Section 103.5. Change: The fees for activities and services performed by the Borough of Springdale in carrying out its responsibilities under this code shall be set by resolution of Council, which may be amended from time to time. Contact the Borough Office for fee information.
Section 106.4. Any person found to be in violation of the provisions of this code shall be fined not less than $300 and not more than $1,000 for each offense. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate ongoing offense for which an additional penalty may be imposed by the Magisterial District Judge or other court of competent jurisdiction without the need for filing a separate citation for each daily offense.
Section 111. Delete in its entirety and replace with "Any person directly affected by the decision of the code official may appeal that determination to the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County within 30 days of the decision, notice or order was served. Appeals to the Court of Common Pleas shall not stay enforcement proceedings unless a separate supersedeas or stay is granted by the Court upon petition of the appellant."
Section 112.4. Insert "not less than $300 or more than $1,000, as may be changed from time to time by resolution of the Borough of Springdale.
Section 113. Insert the following new section:
Section 302.4. Insert: in excess of six inches.
Section 304.14. Insert the following:
Section 602.3. Insert: 1 October to 30 June.
Section 602.4. Insert: 1 October to 30 June.
Appendix A: The Borough of Springdale hereby adopts the boarding standards as set forth in Appendix A.
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 Borough of Springdale 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.
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 in this chapter; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this chapter.