Town of Burlington, CT
Hartford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Burlington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Permit fees — See Ch. 173, Art. I.
Floodplain management — See Ch. 181.
Sewers — See Ch. 248.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 256.
Street numbers — See Ch. 260, Art. II.
Water — See Ch. 300.
[Adopted 2-13-1967]
The State Building Code is adopted by this Town Meeting with amendments thereto as are presently on file in the Town Clerk's office.
No amendments to the State Building Code will become effective until adopted by a Town Meeting or until state statute requires their adoption.
A Board of Appeals shall be adopted in the manner provided in the State Building Code.[1]
Editor's Note: See Art. II, Board of Appeals, of this chapter.
The Board of Selectmen shall be authorized to retain the services of a Building Inspector.
The effective date of this article shall be 31 days subsequent to this Town Meeting or the date a Building Inspector has been sworn into office, whichever event later occurs.
The enforcement officer of the Zoning Ordinance shall be the Building Inspector as provided for in the State Building Code.
The effective date of this amendment is to be the date that the Building Inspector is sworn into office.[2]
Editor's Note: A Building Inspector was sworn into office on September 22, 1967.
[Adopted 3-23-1973; amended 6-5-1973]
A Board of Appeals be and it hereby is established to act upon appeals from decisions of the Building Inspector. The Board shall consist of five members all of whom shall meet the qualifications set forth in the State Building Code, appointed by the Board of Selectmen. No member of the Board of Appeals shall be disqualified by reason of his membership on the Board of Appeals of another municipality. Each member of the Board shall serve for a term of five years or until his successor has been appointed, except that the first Board shall be made up of members whose terms expire on the last day of June in 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977 and 1978 respectively. The Board of Selectmen shall be empowered to fill any vacancy on the Board of Appeals by designating a qualified person to serve as a temporary member or to fill any unexpired term of a regular member.
The Board of Appeals shall select one of its members to serve as Chairperson and the Building Inspector shall designate a clerk to serve as Secretary to the Board, who shall keep a detailed record of all proceedings of the Board on file in the offices of the Town of Burlington.
No member of the Board shall pass on any question in which he has any personal interest.
The members of the Board shall serve without compensation.