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Raised Bill No. 5182

February Session, 2018

 

LCO No. 1110

 

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Referred to Committee on PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

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AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF CERTAIN FEES BY BUILDING OFFICIALS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 29-254a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2018):

(a) Any person who violates any provision of the State Building Code shall be fined not less than two hundred dollars or more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than six months, or both.

(b) In any municipality with a population of fifty thousand or more, any person who commences work on a building or structure or electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system before obtaining the necessary permits shall be subject to a fee established by the building official that shall be in addition to the required permit fees.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2018

29-254a

Statement of Purpose:

To require building officials in certain municipalities to establish and asses a fee for the commencement of certain work without a necessary permit.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]