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(5, PART 2A)

PART 2

UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE

A.

ELECTION TO ENFORCE.

§201. ELECTION TO ENFORCE PENNSYLVANIA CONSTRUCTION CODE ACT.

Canton Borough hereby elects to administer and enforce the provisions of the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, Act 45 of 1999, as amended from time to time, and its regulations through an intermunicipal agreement with the Eastern and Western Bradford County Councils of Government and their appointed, certified third party agency, Code Inspections, Inc.

(Ord. 516, 6/14/2004, §1)

§202. UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE ADOPTED.

The Uniform Construction Code, contained in 34 Pa.Code, Chapters 401–405, as amended from time to time, is hereby adopted and incorporated herein by reference as the municipal building code of Canton Borough.

(Ord. 516, 6/14/2004, §2)

§203. VIOLATION.

Any person, firm, corporation violating any provision of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code, shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding $1,000 and costs of prosecution, which shall include any attorney’s fees incurred by Canton Borough in such prosecution, or in default of payment, to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days. Each day a violation of this Code continues shall constitute a separate offense. Enforcement shall be by action brought before a district justice in the same manner provided for the enforcement of summary offenses under the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, and/or through an action in equity brought in the Court of Common Pleas of Bradford County.

(Ord. 516, 6/14/2004, §3)

§204. ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT.

Administration and enforcement of the Code within Canton Borough shall be undertaken in any of the following ways as determined by the governing body of Canton Borough from time to time by resolution:

  • A.

    By the designation of an employee of Canton Borough to serve as the municipal code official to act on behalf of the Borough.

  • B.

    By the retention of one or more construction code officials or certified third-party agency(ies) to act on behalf of the Borough.

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Supp. I; added 10/9/2007

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