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34 Pa. Code § 403.24. Historic buildings, structures and sites.

§ 403.24. Historic buildings, structures and sites.

 A building code official may exclude an entire historic building or structure or part of the building or structure from compliance with the Uniform Construction Code if it meets all of the following conditions under section 902 of the act (35 P.S. §  7210.902):

   (1)  The building or structure is an existing building or structure, or a new building or structure that is not intended for residential use on an historic site.

   (2)  The building or structure is identified and classified by Federal or local government authority or the Historical and Museum Commission as an historic building or site.

   (3)  A building code official judges the building or structure or parts of the building and structure as safe and the exclusion is in the interest of public health, safety or welfare. The building code official shall apply the Uniform Construction Code to parts of the building or structure where its exclusion is not within the interest of the public health, safety and welfare. A building code official may not waive the Uniform Construction Code’s accessibility requirements under this section.

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