City of New Castle, DE
New Castle County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by The Mayor and Council of New Castle 10-10-1995 by Ord. No. 368; amended in its entirety 7-14-2020 by Ord. No. 527. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 102.
Housing standards — See Ch. 140.
Mechanical standards — See Ch. 162.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 185.
Certain documents on file in the office of the Office of Code Enforcement, being marked and designated as the "International Plumbing Code, 2018 edition," published by the International Code Council, Inc., is hereby adopted as the plumbing code of the City regulating the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alternation, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of plumbing systems in the City; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, conditions and terms of such International Plumbing Code, 2018 edition, are adopted and made a part hereof this Chapter, as if fully set out herein, with the following amendments prescribed as follows:
A. 
The following sections of the International Plumbing Code are hereby revised as follows. Note: Although the International Plumbing Code does not identify sections with a "P" designation, such a designation is utilized to avoid any confusion as to what Code the amendment relates.
(1) 
Section P101.1. Insert: "the City of New Castle."
(2) 
Section P103 is renamed "Office of Code Enforcement."
(3) 
Section P103.1 entitled "General" is deleted and replaced with the following:
P103.1 General. The Office of Code Enforcement shall be charged with the enforcement of this code, and the executive official in charge thereof shall be known as the Code Official.
(4) 
Section P106.6.2 Insert: "See fee schedule in Ch. A239."
(5) 
Section P106.6.3.2. Insert: "50%."
(6) 
Section P106.6.3.3. Insert: "75%."
(7) 
Section P108.4. Insert: "misdemeanor," "$100," "30 days."
(8) 
Section P108.5. Insert: "$100," "$1,000."
(9) 
Section P109.1 entitle "Application for appeal" is deleted and replaced by the following:
P109.1 Application for appeal. Any person aggrieved by any order, decision, requirement or determination made by the Code Official relative to the application and interpretation of this code may be appealed to the Board of Adjustment in accordance with the provisions of § 230-55 of the City Code. The Board of Adjustment shall have jurisdiction to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, decision, requirement or determination made by the Code Official in the application and interpretation of this code.
(10) 
Section P109.2 through P109.6.2 are deleted.
Any conflicts between the provisions of this chapter and the International Plumbing Code, 2018 Edition, shall be resolved by the Code Official in a manner best designed to ensure the public health and safety.
No suit or proceeding pending 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 at the time of the adoption of this chapter shall be affected by the provisions of this chapter.