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Substitute Bill No. 5182

    February Session, 2018

 

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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 Section 29-254a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2018):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) Any person who commences work on a building or structure or electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system before obtaining the necessary permits may be subject to a fee established by the building official of the municipality in which such unpermitted work was commenced that shall be in addition to the required permit fees. Such fee shall not exceed twice the amount of the required permit fees.

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

Section 1

July 1, 2018

29-254a

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Joint Favorable Subst.