Township of Patton, PA
Centre County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Patton 5-10-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-585.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Brush, grass and weeds — See Ch. 58.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 63.
Holding tanks — See Ch. 87.
Nuisances — See Ch. 107.
Pest control — See Ch. 118.
Sewers and sewage disposal — See Ch. 136.
Solid waste — See Ch. 144.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 127, Property Maintenance, adopted 4-28-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-519. See also § 127-2.
It is the intent and purpose of this chapter to adopt a modern property maintenance code, which will prescribe effective standards and minimum requirements for buildings and premises in the municipality. This code is designed to cover every facet of housing and property maintenance in order to insure that persons in or visiting the municipality are provided with a safe and sanitary environment.
The provisions of Ordinance Nos. 2010-519 and 2011-529, as amended, that provide for the adoption and modification of the Centre Region Building Safety and Property Maintenance Code /2010 are hereby repealed.
It is hereby adopted by Patton Township for the purposes set forth in § 127-1 that certain code known as the "Centre Region Building Safety and Property Maintenance Code, 2017 edition," as promulgated by the Centre Region Council of Governments, except such provisions which may be in conflict with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or the regulations issued by an agency of the Commonwealth by virtue of such laws and which provide a more stringent standard and which are required to be observed by the municipality or the provisions of other ordinances of this jurisdiction which are in conflict with the provisions of this chapter, regardless of the strictness of the provisions. The provisions of the Centre Region Building Safety and Property Maintenance Code, 2017 edition, as amended, are set forth in the copy presently on file in the office of the Patton Township Manager, and are hereby adopted as fully as if set forth in length herein, and from the date on which this chapter shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the limits of Patton Township, except as modified by this chapter and any subsequent amendments thereto.
A. 
The following sections of the Centre Region Building Safety and Property Maintenance Code, 2017 edition, as amended, are deleted in its entirety:
(1) 
Section 302.11 Trees.
(2) 
Table 404.5.2 Minimum habitable space (square feet [square meters]) applies to all properties receiving a rental housing permit for the first time after January 1, 2003.
(3) 
Section 702.6.1 Three story one or two family dwelling.
(4) 
Section 807 Student home license.
B. 
The following sections of the Centre Region Building Safety and Property Maintenance Code, 2017 edition, as amended, are amended to read as follows:
(1) 
Table 404.5.1 Minimum habitable space (square feet [square meters]) applies to all properties receiving a rental housing permit for the first time after January 1, 1998.
Any health officer of a participating municipality which has adopted the Centre Region Building Safety and Property Maintenance Code, 2017 edition, as amended, may enforce the provisions of this Code.
The effective date of this chapter shall be July 1, 2017.
Nothing in this chapter or in the Centre Region Building Safety and Property Maintenance Code, 2017 edition, hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding impending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed, as cited in § 127-2 of this chapter, nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired, or affected by this chapter.