TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-27.3
State Building Code

ARTICLE 23-27.3-100.0
Administration and Enforcement

SECTION 23-27.3-108.2


§ 23-27.3-108.2 State building commissioner's duties.

(a) This code shall be enforced by the state building commissioner as to any structures or buildings or parts thereof that are owned or are temporarily or permanently under the jurisdiction of the state or any of its departments, commissions, agencies, or authorities established by an act of the general assembly, and as to any structures or buildings or parts thereof that are built upon any land owned by or under the jurisdiction of the state.

(b) Permit fees for the projects shall be established by the committee. The fees shall be deposited as general revenues.

(c)(1) The local cities and towns shall charge each permit applicant an additional .1 (.001) percent (levy) of the total construction cost for each permit issued. The levy shall be limited to a maximum of fifty dollars ($50.00) for each of the permits issued for one and two (2) family dwellings. This additional levy shall be transmitted monthly to the building commission at the department of administration, and shall be used to staff and support the purchase or lease and operation of a web-accessible service and/or system to be utilized by the state and municipalities for uniform, statewide electronic plan review, permit management and inspection system and other programs described in this chapter. The fee levy shall be deposited as general revenues.

(2) On or before July 1, 2013, the building commissioner shall develop a standard statewide process for electronic plan review, permit management and inspection.

(3) On or before December 1, 2013, the building commissioner, with the assistance of the office of regulatory reform, shall implement the standard statewide process for electronic plan review, permit management and inspection. In addition, the building commissioner shall develop a technology and implementation plan for a standard web-accessible service and/or system to be utilized by the state and municipalities for uniform, statewide electronic plan review, permit management and inspection.

(d) The building commissioner shall, upon request by any state contractor described in § 37-2-38.1, review, and when all conditions for certification have been met, certify to the state controller that the payment conditions contained in § 37-2-38.1 have been met.

(e) The building commissioner shall coordinate the development and implementation of this section with the state fire marshal to assist with the implementation of § 23-28.2-6.

(f) The building commissioner shall submit, in coordination with the state fire marshal, a report to the governor and general assembly on or before April 1, 2013 and each April 1st thereafter, providing the status of the web-accessible service and/or system implementation and any recommendations for process or system improvement.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 236, § 4; P.L. 1982, ch. 303, § 1; P.L. 1983, ch. 41, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 162, § 1; P.L. 1986, ch. 138, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 179, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 48, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 323, § 2; P.L. 1992, ch. 377, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 256, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 325, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 40, § 74; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 85; P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 4, § 19.)