[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Montville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-10-1970 by Ord. No. O-F (Part 152 of the 1991 Compilation); amended in its entirety 6-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-2]
The Building Code of the State of Connecticut is hereby adopted as the Building Code of the Town of Montville.
From time to time, a fee schedule for implementation of the Building Code shall be proposed by the Building Official and take effect upon resolution of the Town Council. The minutes of any Town Council meeting at which such fee schedule resolution is approved shall include the approved fee schedule. Immediately after approval, such fee schedule shall be published in a local daily newspaper of general circulation and shall be posted in both the office of the Town Clerk and the office of the Building Official.
The Building Official shall keep an accurate account of all fees collected; such fees collected shall be deposited with the Treasurer of the Town of Montville. The Building Official shall receive a receipt from the Treasurer for all such fees deposited.
In the case of a revocation of a permit or abandonment or discontinuance of a building project, the portion of the work actually completed shall be computed and any excess fee for the uncompleted work shall be returned to the permit holder upon written request. All plan examination and permit processing fees and all penalties that have been imposed on the permit holder under the requirements of this code shall first be collected.
All Town-owned or leased property shall be exempt from all fees provided for through this chapter.
The Town Council may, by resolution, waive any fee for any nonprofit or tax-exempt organization upon written request by the organization.
[Adopted 8-9-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4]
In accordance with C.G.S. § 7-148(c)(2)(B), no building permit application shall be approved by the Town of Montville where the owner of the real property is delinquent in the payment of real property taxes, water and/or sewer assessments/use charges on the real property for which such application is made; approval, however, shall not be withheld where to do so would imperil public safety or public health. “Delinquent” shall be defined as any time after the final date upon which payment for any of the foregoing taxes, use charges and/or assessments is due.