Town of McCandless, PA
Allegheny County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[Ord. 891, passed 9-24-1984; Ord. 1301, passed 5-24-2004]
(a) 
Fire prevention permit requirements shall adhere to the International Fire Code requirements. Request for a fire prevention permit shall include either an approved set of building plans or a description of the activity to be undertaken.
(b) 
A fire prevention permit is required for any fire alarm detection system installation or modification to same; any fire suppression system installation or modification to same; installation of fire substation; any public display of fireworks; storage and handling of combustible and/or flammable liquids (including temporary and permanent storage tanks) and hazardous materials; storage and handling of liquified petroleum gases; storage and handling of explosives, ammunition and blasting agents; and bonfires.
(c) 
Where applicable, a valid permit shall be displayed at all times on the site until such time as construction is completed and final inspection approved.
(d) 
If a properly completed application for a fire prevention permit is neither approved nor disapproved within 90 days, it shall be deemed approved and the permit shall be executed. A permit may be voided by notifying the holder if:
(1) 
The application contained false information;
(2) 
Applicable construction did not start within 180 days;
(3) 
The construction is not substantially completed within one year from the date of issuance;
(4) 
The construction is found to be in violation of the Fire Prevention Code.
[Ord. 1301, passed 5-24-2004]
(a) 
Violation of article.
(1) 
Any individual, firm or corporation that violates any provision of this article commits a summary offense and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 and costs.
(2) 
Each day that a violation of this article continues shall be considered a separate violation.
(b) 
Disposition of penalties. The amount of the penalty shall be forwarded to the entity with enforcement jurisdiction.