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34 Pa. Code § 401.15. Registration of current code administrators.

§ 401.15. Registration of current code administrators.

 (a)  A current code administrator engaged in plan review or inspection of one-family or two-family residential property may continue to engage in these activities without meeting the training and certification requirements of this chapter until 3 years from effective date of the adoption of the final-form regulations for the Uniform Construction Code. To engage in plan review or inspection of one-family or two-family dwelling units after 3 years from effective date of adoption of the final-form regulations for the Uniform Construction Code, a current code administrator shall meet the certification and training requirements of this chapter.

 (b)  A current code administrator engaged in plan review or inspection of other buildings and structures that are not one-family or two-family residential structures may continue to engage in these activities without meeting the training and certification requirements of this chapter until 5 years from effective date of adoption of the final-form regulations for the Uniform Construction Code. To engage in plan review and inspection of other buildings and structures after 5 years from the effective date of adoption of the final-form regulations for the Uniform Construction Code, a current code administrator shall meet the training and certification requirements of this chapter.

 (c)  A current code administrator shall register with the Department by submitting a completed Department-provided form and furnishing required documentation. Documentation is to consist of an affidavit completed by the employer responsible for oversight of the current code administrator’s activities and an affidavit completed by the current code administrator containing a description of the current code administrator’s duties, employment and length of employment.

 (d)  The Department will issue an identification card to a current code administrator who meets the requirements of this section, completes a Department-provided form and pays the required fee under §  401.2 (relating to Department fees).

 (e)  The identification card will expire as registration on the date that the current code administrator must meet the training and certification requirements of this chapter.

 (f)  A current code administrator shall notify the Department in writing if the identification card is lost or destroyed. The Department will charge a required fee for issuance of a new identification card under §  401.2.

 (g)  A current code administrator is not required to obtain a new registration for a change of employer.

 (h)  A current code administrator may not approve plans or perform inspections relating to accessibility requirements without being currently certified by the Department as an accessibility inspector/plans examiner.



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