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34 Pa. Code § 49.12. Notice of violation and order to correct.

§ 49.12. Notice of violation and order to correct.

 If an inspection of a building covered by the act has been conducted by the Department and violations of the act or this chapter and Chapters 50—59 have been found, the following procedures shall be observed:

   (1)  The inspector shall leave a preliminary report of findings with the owner or owner’s representative at the time of the inspection.

   (2)  A written notice of violations shall be served upon the owner describing the violations. The Department will identify those violations, which, in the opinion of the Department, constitute a danger of imminent harm to the occupants of the building.

   (3)  An order requiring correction of the violations within the reasonable period as shall be determined by the Department will be served simultaneously with the notice required in paragraph (2).

   (4)  The owner may file an appeal with the Board within 60 days of the date of notice of violation and orders to correct requesting variances or extensions of time or both.

   (5)  In cases involving danger of imminent harm, the procedure outlined at §  49.17 (relating to cases involving danger of imminent harm) applies.


   The provisions of this §  49.12 adopted May 18, 1984, effective May 19, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 1765.

Cross References

   This section cited in 34 Pa. Code §  49.15 (relating to appeals to the Board); and 34 Pa. Code §  49.17 (relating to cases involving danger of imminent harm).

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