Town of Orange, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Orange as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Flood damage prevention — See Ch. 223.
Subdivision regulations — See Ch. 382.
Zoning — See Ch. 383.
[Adopted as amended in its entirety 2-19-1985]

§ 183-1 Permit fee schedule.

A. 
In accordance with Section 117 of the Basic Building Code of the State of Connecticut, the following permit fee schedule is adopted by the Town of Orange. Such schedule applies to the value of proposed work with respect to which a permit is required by the State Building Code:
Value of Proposed Work
Fee
$0 to $1,000
$12
$1,001 to $2,000
$18
$2,000 to $3,000
$24
$3,000 to $4,000
$30
$4,001 to $5,000
$36
$5,001 to $6,000
$42
$6,001 to $7,000
$48
$7,001 to $8,000
$54
$8,001 to $9,000
$60
$9,001 to $10,000
$66
Each additional $1,000
46
B. 
Such fees, when collected by the Building Official, shall be remitted to the Town Treasurer for deposit to the account of the Town of Orange.

§ 183-2 Penalties for offenses.

The following penalty provisions are adopted to implement Sections 121.4 and 122.2 of the State Building Code;
A. 
Any person who shall violate a provision of the State Building Code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or shall erect, construct, alter or repair a building or structure in violation of any approved plan or directive of the Building Official, of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of the code shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
B. 
Any person who shall continue any work in or about the building after having been served with a stop order, except such work as he is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe conditions, shall be liable to a fine of not less than $25 or more than $500. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
[Adopted 10-3-1996; amended in its entirety 4-12-2000]

§ 183-3 Tax status form required for approval.

The Town of Orange Building Department ("OBD") shall not approve any building application unless the applicant provides to the OBD a fully completed tax status form from the office of the Orange Tax Collector and Orange Town Treasurer indicating that:
A. 
All town taxes for the property for which an application is made are current and paid in full, or, if not current, the owner for which the application is made has entered into a payment program approved by the Tax Collector to pay off any delinquent taxes which may be due and is not in default under said program.
B. 
All sewer assessments and/or use fees for the property for which an application is made are current and paid in full, or, if not current, the owner for which the application is made has entered into a payment program approved by the Orange Town Treasurer to pay off delinquent assessments or fees which may be due and is not in default of such payment program.

§ 183-4 Scope of "building application."

For purposes of § 183-3, a "building application" shall include application for a building, electrical or plumbing permit or any other permit which may be duly issued from the OBD.

§ 183-5 Information required on tax status form.

The tax status form alluded to in § 183-3 shall contain at least the following:
A. 
Date of application;
B. 
Name and business address of applicant;
C. 
Property for which application is made;
D. 
Name and business address of owner of property;
E. 
Statement and signature of Tax Collector indicating that:
(1) 
Taxes on the property are current; or
(2) 
A payment schedule is in effect for delinquent taxes and there is no default thereof;
F. 
Statement and signature of Treasurer indicating that:
(1) 
Sewer use fees and/or assessments are current; or
(2) 
A payment schedule is in effect for delinquent fees or assessments and there is no default thereof.