Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-27.3
State Building Code

ARTICLE 23-27.3-111.0
New Buildings and Structures

SECTION 23-27.3-119.0

§ 23-27.3-119.0. Fee computation.

The building commissioner shall collect information on types and amounts of municipal fees set forth in §§ 23-27.3-118 and 23-27.3-118.1 and create a process or formula for establishing statewide permit fees. Said information and a description of the process or formula shall be provided to all municipalities, the League of Cities and Towns, and the general assembly by December 1, 2015. Beginning July 1, 2017, the permit fees assessed by all municipalities shall be computed according to the process and formula either established by, or approved by, the state of Rhode Island building code commission, provided that all fees shall have multipliers that go down as the cost of construction increases in value. No fee shall be assessed for the first reinspection of work that has failed the initial inspection; provided, a fee shall be allowed for all necessary subsequent reinspections of the same work.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 256, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 375, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 555, § 1; P.L. 2015, ch. 213, § 1; P.L. 2015, ch. 230, § 1; P.L. 2016, ch. 317, § 1; P.L. 2016, ch. 328, § 1.)