§ 23-27.3-107.6. Certification of local building officials Educational programs.
(a) The state building commissioner and building code standards committee and appeals committee shall accept successful completion of programs of training developed by public agencies as proof of qualification pursuant to §§ 23-27.3-107.5 and 23-27.3-107.1.1 to be eligible to be a local building official and inspector.
(b) Upon determination of qualification the state building commissioner shall issue or cause to be issued a certificate to the building official or inspector stating that he or she is so certified. No person after July 1, 1977 shall act as a building official or inspector for any municipality unless the state building commissioner and the building code standards and appeals committee determine that he or she is so qualified, or has been issued a temporary certificate not to exceed twelve (12) months permitting the official or inspector to so qualify. The commissioner and committee may prepare and conduct educational programs designed to train and assist building officials or inspectors in carrying out their responsibilities.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 256, § 1; P.L. 1981, ch. 236, §§ 3, 4; P.L. 1985, ch. 162, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 179, § 1.)