Construction Cost Guideline

Please see attached informational guidline on construction costs



One and two family dwellings and townhouses in Connecticut need comply with the 2012 IRC:
2012 ICC IRC

Section G2411

G2411.1 Pipe and tubing other than CSST.

2017 Membership Drive

Our membership dive for FY 16-17 is now open, as usual our meetings will begin in September and run through June. Please see attached membership cover letter and application.

2016 Public Acts

Please see attached

2017 ESBOF Annual Conf.

Eastern States Building Officials Federation
2017 Annual Conference
We are going to Newport, RI!

The program will start Sunday evening with a Rhode Island Night reception. An informative educational program will be on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday covering the topics for The Jeffrey Coates Code Official Management Program, Code Sessions, and Fire Safety Sessions. Participants also have the option to register to take ICC exams on Wednesday-morning, afternoon, or both

There is a Companion Program for accompanying companions which will cover interesting highlights in Newport, RI

Codes and Standards Regulations Checklist

Please see attached

Continuing education requirements concerning municipal inspectors

Continuing education requirements concerning municipal inspectors holding a P-1 or a P-2 license

The Plumbing and piping Board voted and approved the following motion: Effective September 1, 2015, the Plumbing and Piping Work Examining Board will no longer be giving credit for the building official related course of continuing education required for certified mechanical inspectors that maintain a building official certification. All P-1 and P-2 license holders must take the Board’s prescribed course each two-year cycle.

What Every BO Needs to Know About Building Permitting in Connecticut

CBOA would like to thank co-authors David Jolly and Earl Dean for producing this narrative which certainly we could all benefit from reviewing. For those interested the document is available for members only under "File Library" titled "Building Permitting in Connecticut" under attachments.

Photovoltaic DC Disconnect

Anybody have thoughts on if the positive and negative conductors on a photovoltaic system need to be broken at the DC disconnect? (NEC 690.15)I am awaiting a response from NFPA and will add their answer to my blog.

Outdoor Wood Burning Furnace Permits

I view these bldgs as accessory structures and a heating appliance that will also need mechanical permits to hook up with existing heating systems. Our zoning dept. does not want to issue a cert. of compliance due to possible legal troubles. As BO I cannot issue permit without zoning approval. Anyone else having problems with these structures?

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