[HISTORY: Adopted by Town Meeting of the Town of Bethel 12-1-1966. Amendments noted where applicable.]
In accordance with Chapter 354, Section 19-395, of the General Statutes of Connecticut, Revision of 1958, as amended, and as it may in the future be amended, a certain document, three copies of which have been filed in the office of the Town Clerk of the Town of Bethel, Connecticut, being marked and designated as the "State of Connecticut Basic Building Code," is hereby adopted as the Building Code of the Town of Bethel, Connecticut, for the control of buildings and structures as therein provided, and each and all regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of the Connecticut Basic Building Code are hereby referred to and adopted and made a part hereof as if previously set out in this chapter.
Editor's Note: Chapter 354, Section 19-395, was transferred to Chapter 541, Section 29-252.
The Board of Selectmen of the Town of Bethel, Connecticut, is hereby authorized and empowered to adopt and alter, from time to time, a schedule of fees for building permits, including new construction, repairs, demolition, alterations and remodeling of structures, within the Town of Bethel, Connecticut.
In addition to the other requirements contained in Chapter 42, no application to construct, reconstruct, alter or otherwise modify any building or other structure within the Town of Bethel shall be approved by the Bethel Building Official and no building permit shall be issued unless one of the following provisions is satisfied:
The property owner or his agent obtains from the Bethel Tax Collector and delivers to the Bethel Building Official a written statement that the real property taxes for the property upon which the building or other structure is located or proposed are paid to the date of application.
The property owner or his agent obtains from the Bethel Tax Collector and delivers to the Bethel Building Official a written statement that the property owner has entered into an agreement which is satisfactory to the Tax Collector for the payment of all past due real property taxes for the property upon which the buildings or other structure is located or proposed and the property owner has not defaulted on the agreement.
The property owner or his agent obtains from the Bethel Fire Marshal and delivers to the Bethel Building Official a written statement that the building for which the permit is requested has been damaged or destroyed by fire or other casualty loss and that the work for which the building permit is requested is necessary to repair said damage or to reconstruct said destroyed building.
The provisions of this section shall become effective on the 31st day following its adoption and publication as required by law.