Town of McCandless, PA
Allegheny County
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[Ord. 1395, passed 4-25-2011]
The International Fire Code, except where referenced by the International Building Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby adopted as the official Fire Prevention Code of the Town of McCandless with revisions to the following sections:
(a) 
Section 101.1, "Title" shall read: These regulations shall be known as the Fire Code of "the Town of McCandless", hereinafter referred to as "this Code."
(b) 
Sections 103.2, 103.3, and 103.4 are hereby deleted in their entirety.
(c) 
Section 109.3, 1st sentence shall read - ". . . . shall be guilty of a summary offense, punishable by a fine of $1,000 and/or 30 days imprisonment for each violation, except to the extent to which the imposition of greater penalties shall be authorized by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania applicable to any class of municipalities from time to time hereafter. . . .".
(d) 
Section 111.4 shall read: ". . . . shall be liable to a fine not to exceed $1,000, except to the extent to which the imposition of greater penalties shall be authorized by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania applicable to any class of municipalities from time to time hereafter".
(e) 
Section 3404.2.9.6.1, "Locations where above-ground tanks are prohibited", shall be amended by replacing the sentence with the following: - Storage of Class I and Class II liquids in above-ground tanks outside of buildings is permitted in locations approved by the Fire Marshal.
(f) 
Section 3406.2.4.4, "Locations where above-ground tanks are prohibited", shall be amended by replacing the sentence with the following: — The storage of Class I and II liquids in above-ground tanks is permitted only in locations approved by the Fire Marshal.
(g) 
Section 3506.2, "Limitations", shall be amended by replacing the sentence with the following: — Storage of flammable cryogenic fluids in stationary containers is permitted only in locations as approved by the Fire Marshal.
(h) 
Section 3804.2, "Maximum capacity within established limits", shall be amended by replacing the sentence with the following: — Within limits established by law restricting the storage of liquefied petroleum gas for the protection of heavily populated or congested areas, the aggregate capacity of any one installation shall not exceed a water capacity of 2,000 gallons (7,270 L) only in locations approved by the Fire Marshal.
[Ord. 1395, passed 4-25-2011]
Successor codes to the 2009 edition of the International Fire Prevention Code shall become effective on June 1 following the date of publication, subject to any amendments adopted by Town Council.
[Ord. 1395, passed 4-25-2011]
If any of the provisions or terms of this article shall be held invalid for any reason whatsoever, then, unless such provision or term is material to this article as to render this article impracticable to perform, such provision or term shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions or terms of this article and shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any other provisions hereof.