Chapter 18.08


18.08.010    Adoption.

18.08.020    Modifications.

18.08.030    Appeals.

18.08.010 Adoption.

The bound volumes containing the code known as the Uniform Plumbing Code, 1997 Edition, of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, and every part thereof, together with the local amendments as set forth in Chapter 18.10 WMC, shall constitute the laws of the borough relating to plumbing installations. Copies of the Uniform Plumbing Code may be examined at the borough offices. [Ord. 690 § 4, 2000.]

18.08.020 Modifications.

The building official shall have the power to modify any of the provisions of the Uniform Plumbing Code adopted by this chapter upon application in writing by the owner or lessee or his duly authorized agent, when there are practical difficulties in the way of carrying out the strict letter of the code; provided, that the spirit of the code is observed, public safety secured, and substantial justice done. The particulars of the modification, when granted or allowed, and the decision of the building official thereon shall be entered upon the records of the department, and a signed copy shall be furnished to the applicant. [Ord. 690 § 4, 2000.]

18.08.030 Appeals.

Whenever the building official disapproves an application or refuses to grant a permit applied for, or when it is claimed that the provisions of decisions of the building official to the borough manager within 30 days from the date of the decision. The appellant shall pay a nonrefundable filing fee of $50.00 to the borough for processing the appeal, and the filing fee shall be deposited with the building official. [Ord. 690 § 4, 2000.]