Allegheny County Rules and Regulations

Visit their website HERE for more details and precise regulations for open burning in Allegheny County. Please note that PLI does not apply the provisions of the UCC. Please read the Allegheny County Department of Health Sanitation Program for Sanitation Permits and Regulations. Notice! Your local municipal ordinances may comply with CDHA regulations or be stricter. Allegheny County sets the rules for open burning in our area. The local rules are read in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure as adopted by the Supreme Court and are intended to be a comprehensive guide to practice in the civil and family departments. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry is responsible for publishing UCC regulations. Article 403.21 of the UCC Regulation identifies the codes adopted, see this extract highlighting the codes adopted. Please note that the 2021 IBC refers to CCI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities of 2017. The City of Pittsburgh`s acceptance and modification of the UCC is documented in Section 1002 of the City of Pittsburgh Code.

These local changes remain applicable as the UCC is updated by the Commonwealth. Although the municipal ordinances refer to specific sections of the 2003 I-Code code, these changes are applied by PLI depending on the deployment of the code and/or theme. The local rules of the Allegheny County Civil and Family Court include all regulations, administrative orders, regulations, directives and directives adopted by the Judges` Committee and are drafted to direct and regulate the conduct of court affairs. Smoked fire? Annoying burn? Call CDHA`s 24-hour complaint line at 412-687-2243 or file an online complaint: Air Quality Complaint Form. Burning can be considered a nuisance due to the severity of the amount of air pollutant, the duration or frequency of combustion, the topography of the environment or weather conditions. Construction in Pennsylvania, including the City of Pittsburgh, is governed by the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act or PA Act No. 45 of 1999, also known as the Uniform Construction Code (UCC). The UCC adopts, in whole or in part, the I codes of the International Code Council (ICC).

Open burning is prohibited unless there is a permit or if it is done in a way that contributes to a negligible amount of air pollution, which means: all wood burning activities are prohibited on the days of the air quality action, with the exception of combustion for commercial food preparation. Register to be informed of the Air Quality Action Days by clicking here. The 2018 and Accessibility 2021 core codes are to be adopted as part of the PCCA/UCC. For more information, see the IPL Guidelines for the 2015 and 2018 Basic Accessibility Codes Deadline and the adoption of the 2018 and 2021 Basic Accessibility Codes.

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