[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ephrata 12-9-1963 as Ord. No. 812, amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The Borough of Ephrata adopts, for the purpose of establishing rules and regulations for the design and installation of plumbing systems, including administration, plumbing permits and penalties, the plumbing code known as the "BOCA National Plumbing Code, 1993, Ninth Edition," save and except such portions as are hereinafter deleted, modified or amended, of which three (3) copies have been and are now filed in the office of the Borough Secretary, and the same are hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein, and from the date on which this chapter shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling in the design and installation of plumbing systems within the corporate limits of the Borough of Ephrata.
"Borough of Ephrata" shall be inserted wherever the words "Name of Jurisdiction" appear in brackets therein.
Whenever the term "legal officer" or "legal representative" is used in this code, it shall mean the Borough Solicitor.
Whenever the term "Code Official" or "Building Official" is used in this code, it shall be held to mean the Code Enforcement Officer.
Section P-113.2 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section P-116.4 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section P-117.2 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section P-121.2 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section P-121.2.1, Qualifications, is hereby deleted in its entirety.
Section P-121.2.2, Alternate members, is hereby deleted in its entirety.
Section P-121.2.3, Chairman, is hereby deleted in its entirety.
Section P-121.2.5, Secretary, is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section P-121.2.6, Compensation of members, is hereby deleted in its entirety.
The definition of "administrative authority" in Section P-202.0 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section P-304.3 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section P-309.4 is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section P-403.1 is hereby amended to read as follows:
In all matters that are regulated by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or by regulations of departments or agencies of the commonwealth promulgated by authority of law, such laws or regulations, as the case may be, shall control where the requirements thereof are the same as or more limiting than the provisions of this chapter. The code shall control in all cases where the state requirements are not as strict as those contained in this chapter.
The provisions of this chapter, so far as they are the same as those of ordinances and/or codes in force immediately prior to the enactment of this chapter, are intended as a continuation of such ordinances and codes and not as new enactments. The provisions of this chapter shall not affect any act done or liability incurred, nor shall they affect any suit or prosecution pending or to be instituted to enforce any right or penalty or to punish any offense under the authority of any of the repealed ordinances.