Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-27.3
State Building Code

ARTICLE 23-27.3-100.0
Administration and Enforcement

SECTION 23-27.3-100.1

§ 23-27.3-100.1. Short title – Applicability.

This act shall be known as the "Rhode Island state building code" referred to throughout this chapter as "this code", which includes a rehabilitation building and fire code for existing buildings and structures. In accordance with this chapter, this act controls:

(1) The construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, demolition, removal, inspection, issuance, and revocation of permits or licenses, installation of equipment, classification, and definition of any building or structure, and use or occupancy of all buildings and structure and parts of them;

(2) The rehabilitation and maintenance of existing buildings;

(3) The standards or requirements for materials to be used in connection with buildings and structures, including but not limited for safety, ingress and egress, energy conservation, and sanitary conditions;

(4) The establishment of reasonable fees for the issuance of licenses and permits in connection with buildings and structures;

Except as those matters are otherwise provided for in the general laws or in the rules and regulations authorized for promulgation under the provisions of this code.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 256, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 164, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 185, § 1; P.L. 2000, ch. 290, § 1.)