There is hereby adopted by the Board of Commissioners of Caln Township
for the purpose of enacting and establishing minimum safety standards and
regulations for the safe installation and maintenance of certain mechanical
equipment situate within the Township, the International Mechanical Code,
2003 Edition, as now and as hereafter supplemented, reissued, amended and
revised, as published by the International Code Council, Inc. Not fewer than
three copies of the International Mechanical Code, 2003 Edition, have been
and now are filed in the Office of the Department of Code Enforcement, and
the same is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length
The following amendments, additions, deletions, and changes are hereby
made to the International Mechanical Code, 2003 Edition:
Section 101.1 shall be amended by the deletion of the
words "[NAME OF JURISDICTION]" and the replacement thereof with "Caln Township."
Section 103 shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced
with the following: "103. Department of Code Enforcement."
Section 103.1 shall be deleted in its entirety and replaced
with the following:
"103.1 Code Official: The Department of Code Enforcement
shall be responsible for administering and enforcing this Code. The executive
official in charge of the Department of Code Enforcement shall be known as
the Code Official.
Section 103.2 shall be deleted in its entirety and reserved.
Section 106.5.2 shall be deleted and replaced with the
"106.5.2. Fees and inspections/reinspections. The Board
of Commissioners shall, by resolution, adopt a schedule of fees which shall
be kept on file with the Secretary of Caln Township and shall be reviewed
and revised as necessary by the Board of Commissioners."
Section 106.5.3 shall be deleted in its entirety.
A new Section 107.7 shall be added which shall read as
"107.7. Fee for missed inspections. The Board of Commissioners
shall, by resolution, impose a fee to be paid by the permit holder when the
permit holder or his or her agent has requested the Township Building Inspector
or Code Official to conduct any inspection described in this Section 107 and
such Township official is unable to conduct such inspection at the scheduled
time due to any delay in completion of the work to be inspected or inability
to gain access to the work to be inspected caused by the permit holder or
his or her agent."
Section 108.4 shall be amended to state as follows:
"108.4. Violations and penalties. Any person who violates
or permits the violation of any provision of this Code or shall fail to comply
with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter or
repair mechanical work in violation of the approved construction documents
or directive of the Code Official or of a permit shall, upon conviction thereof
in a summary proceeding brought before a District Justice, be guilty of a
summary offense and shall be subject to the payment of a fine of not less
than $100 and not more than $1,00 plus the costs of prosecution. Upon default
of payment thereof,the defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment in the county
prison for a period of not more than 30 days. Each section or provision of
this Code that is violated shall constitute a separate offense,and each day
or portion thereof in which a violation of this chapter is found to exist
shall constitute a separate offense; each of which violation shall be punishable
by a separate fine imposed by the District Justice of not less than $100 and
not more than $1,000 plus the costs of prosecution and upon default of payment
thereof, the defendant may be sentenced to imprisonment in the county prison
for a term not more than 30 days."
Section 108.5 is deleted and replaced with the following:
"108.5. Stop-work orders. The fine for violation of a stop-work
order shall be not less than $100 nor more than $1,000, imposed and collected
by the procedure specified in Section 108.4 of this Code."