Town of McCandless, PA
Allegheny County
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[Ord. 1033, passed 5-29-1990]
(a) 
General. No person shall operate, or allow to be operated, any source in such a manner that emissions from any roadway, haul road, yard or other premises located upon the source or from any material being transported within such source or from any source-owned access road, haul road, or parking lot over five parking spaces:
(1) 
Are visible at or beyond the property line;
(2) 
Equal or exceed No. 1 on the Ringelmann Scale or an equivalent opacity for a period or periods aggregating more than three minutes in any sixty-minute period; or
(3) 
Equal or exceed No. 3 on the Ringelmann Scale or an equivalent opacity at any time.
(b) 
Deposition on other premises. Visible emissions from any solid or liquid material which has been deposited by any means from a source onto any other premises shall be considered emissions from such source within the meaning of subsection (a) hereof.
[Ord. 1033, passed 5-29-1990]
(a) 
General. No person shall maintain for use, or allow to be used, any parking lot over 50 parking spaces or used by more than 50 vehicles in any day or any roadway carrying more than 100 vehicles in any day or 15 vehicles in any hour in such manner that emissions from such parking lot or roadway:
(1) 
Are visible at or beyond the property line;
(2) 
Equal or exceed No. 1 on the Ringelmann Scale or an equivalent opacity for a period or periods aggregating more than three minutes in any sixty-minute period; or
(3) 
Equal or exceed No. 3 on the Ringelmann Scale or an equivalent opacity at any time.
(b) 
Deposition on other premises. Visible emissions from any solid or liquid material which has been deposited by any means from a parking lot or roadway onto any other premises shall be considered emissions from such parking lot or roadway.
(c) 
Repairs. Subsection (a) hereof shall not apply during any repairs or maintenance done to such parking lot or roadway.
[Ord. 1033, passed 5-29-1990]
No person shall transport, or allow to be transported, any solid or liquid material outside the boundary line of any source in such manner that there is any visible emission, leak, spill or other escape of such material during transport.
[Ord. 1033, passed 5-29-1990]
No person shall conduct, or allow to be conducted, any construction activities in such manner that emissions from such activities:
(a) 
Equal or exceed No. 1 on the Ringel mann Scale or an equivalent opacity for a period or periods aggregating more than three minutes in any sixty-minute period; or
(b) 
Equal or exceed No. 3 on the Ringelmann Scale or an equivalent opacity at any time.
[Ord. 1033, passed 5-29-1990]
No person shall conduct, or allow to be conducted, any mining activities in such manner that emissions from such activities:
(a) 
Are visible at or beyond the property line;
(b) 
Equal or exceed No. 1 on the Ringelmann Scale or an equivalent opacity for a period or periods aggregating more than three minutes in any sixty-minute period; or
(c) 
Equal or exceed No. 3 on the Ringelmann Scale or an equivalent opacity at any time.
[Ord. 1033, passed 5-29-1990]
No person shall conduct, or allow to be conducted, any demolition activities in such manner that emissions from such activities equal or exceed No. 1 on the Ringelmann Scale or an equivalent opacity for a period or periods aggregating more than three minutes in any sixty-minute period.
[Ord. 1033, passed 5-29-1990]
(a) 
With respect to any source of fugitive air contaminants identified in Sections 730.01 through 730.06, inclusive, the Town Manager may by order require the person responsible for such source to take all reasonable actions to prevent fugitive air contaminants from becoming air-borne, including, but not limited to, those actions listed in subsection (c) hereof.
(b) 
The person responsible for a source of fugitive emissions shall take all reasonable actions to prevent fugitive air contaminants from becoming air-borne, including, but not limited to, those actions listed in subsection (c) hereof. The person responsible includes the operator actually causing the emissions, the owner of the equipment being used, and the owner of the road or premises from which the emission comes.
(c) 
The Town Manager may issue an order to any person subject to subsections (a) or (b) hereof, which order may require, but is not limited to, such actions as:
(1) 
The use of asphalt, oil, water or suitable chemicals for dust control;
(2) 
The paving and maintenance of roadways, parking lots and the like;
(3) 
The prompt removal of earth or other material which has been deposited by leaks from transport, erosion or other means;
(4) 
The adoption of work or other practices to minimize emissions;
(5) 
Enclosure of the source; and
(6) 
The proper hooding, venting and collection of fugitive emissions.
(d) 
It shall be a violation of this article giving rise to the remedies set forth in Section 730.08 for any person to fail to comply with an order issued pursuant to this section.
[Ord. 1033, passed 5-29-1990]
Whoever violates this article, shall upon conviction thereof before a District Magistrate, be fined not more than three $300 for each violation and each day such violation continues may be considered a separate offense.