Township of Patton, PA
Centre County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Patton 8-17-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-530.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Holding tanks — See Ch. 87.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 127.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 153.
Zoning — See Ch. 175.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 63, Construction Codes, Uniform, adopted 6-16-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-430.
Now, therefore, for the purposes set forth in Section 1,[1] it is hereby enacted and ordained that the Township of Patton hereby elects to administer and enforce the provisions of the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, Act 45 of 1999, 35 P.S. §§ 7210.101 through 7210.1103, as amended from time to time, the Uniform Construction Code, contained in 34 Pa. Code Chapters 401 through 405, as amended from time to time.
[1]
Editor's Note: Section 1, Intent and Purpose, of this ordinance provided as follows: "It is the intent and purpose of this ordinance to promote the general health, safety and welfare of the citizens of this municipality and to conform to the requirements of the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act and regulations to the Act promulgated by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (hereinafter sometimes collectively referred to as the "code"), and in the Township of Patton."
The Township of Patton hereby adopts the following amendments, alterations and deletions to Chapter 403, Administration, of Part XIV, Uniform Construction Code:
A. 
Section 403.1(b) Exclusions and exemptions, is amended as follows:
(3)
The following structures if the structure has a building area less than 150 square feet and is accessory to a detached one-family dwelling except as might be required by an ordinance adopted under Section 503 of the Act (35 P.S. § 7210.503):
(i)
Carports.
(ii)
Detached private garages.
(iii)
Greenhouses.
(iv)
Sheds.
(8)
is deleted.
(9)
is deleted.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 62, Building Construction, Art. II, One- and Two-Family Dwellings, was adopted 12-10-1997 by Ord. No. 97-353.
The Township of Patton hereby adopts the following amendments, alterations and deletions to the International Building Code, 2003 Edition, and its successor codes as adopted by the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act or Uniform Construction Code:
A. 
Section 903.2.14 is added to read as follows:[1]
An automatic fire-suppression system shall be provided throughout all buildings of Use Group B when more than three stories of 35 feet in height or more than 10,000 square feet per floor in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 62, Building Construction, Art. I, International Building Code, was adopted 12-10-1997 by Ord. No. 97-347.
B. 
Section 1608.2 is hereby amended to add the following sentence to this section:[2]
Since the ground snow load for the Centre Region as defined by Figure 1608.2 is defined as "CS" by virtue of elevation, the ground snow load Pg to be used in determining the design snow loads for roofs in accordance with this code is 40 per square foot.
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 62, Building Construction, Art. I, International Building Code, was adopted 12-10-1997 by Ord. No. 97-347.
The Township of Patton hereby adopts the following appendixes for the International Residential Code, 2003 Edition, and its successor codes as adopted by the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act or Uniform Construction Code:
Appendix K: Sound Transmission
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Editor's Note: Former Ch. 62, Building Construction, Art. II, One- and Two-Family Dwellings, was adopted 12-10-1997 by Ord. No. 97-353.
A Board of Appeals is hereby established in accordance with the Centre Region Council of Governments Centre Region Housing and Code Board of Appeals Articles of Agreement dated September 27, 2004.
Fees assessable by the municipality for the administration and enforcement undertaken pursuant to this chapter and the code shall be established by the governing body by resolution from time to time.