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File #: 2018-0335    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Died due to expiration of legislative council session
File created: 3/29/2018 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 4/3/2018 Final action: 12/31/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: Ordinance supplementing the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title I0 ("Building"), Chapter 1002 ("Uniform Construction Code Adoption") by adding a new subchapter 1002.03 ("Fees"), effective January 1, 2019.
Attachments: 1. Summary 2018-0335
Title
Ordinance supplementing the City of Pittsburgh Code, Title I0 ("Building"), Chapter 1002 ("Uniform Construction Code Adoption") by adding a new subchapter 1002.03 ("Fees"), effective January 1, 2019.

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The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title I0 ("Building"), Chapter 1002 ("Uniform Construction Code Adoption") is hereby amended and supplemented as follows:

1002.03 FEES
A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

(1) All permits, certificates and services required for the administration and enforcement of the Pittsburgh Building Code for which the city has established a fee, shall be subject to such fee as set forth in this Chapter.

(2) SERVICES PROVIDED: The fee for a permit, certificate, or service shall provide for the application and plan review, approval, inspections and administrative services by the Department.

(3) ADDITIONAL FEES: Additional fees will apply for additional services as prescribed in Additional Fee provisions of this Chapter. The Department may refuse services until all additional fees have been paid.

(4) ANNUAL SCHEDULE OF FEES: The Director of the Department of Permits, Licenses, and Inspections shall establish an annual schedule of fees for all permits, certificates and services pursuant to City Code Section 170.01. The fee schedule shall be made publicly available and posted on the City website.

(5) PRE-REQUISITE: An application shall not be accepted, a permit, or certificate shall not be valid, nor a listed service performed until the fees have been paid.

(6) REFUND OF FEES: Where the work authorized by a permit is not commenced, or is abandoned, a request for refund of the permit fee based on the value of construction for uncompleted work shall be accepted by the Department within 180 days from the date of permit issuance. The value of construction for uncompleted work under a permit shall be estimated as prescribed in this Chapter.

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