Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-27.3
State Building Code

ARTICLE 23-27.3-111.0
New Buildings and Structures

SECTION 23-27.3-122.2

§ 23-27.3-122.2. Prosecution of violation.

If the notice of violation is not answered and corrections scheduled as approved and complied with within thirty (30) days after service, unless otherwise provided in this code, the building official may request legal counsel of the municipality to institute the appropriate proceeding at law or in equity in a court of competent jurisdiction, including municipal housing courts, the municipal court of the town of Westerly, and the municipal court of the town of North Providence now existing or hereafter established by action of the general assembly, to restrain, correct, or abate the violations or to require the removal or termination of the unlawful use of the building or structure in violation of the provisions of this code or of the order or direction made pursuant thereto. The court action shall have precedence on the calendar after court actions commenced pursuant to § 34-18-10, and shall continue to have precedence on the calendar on a day-to-day basis until the matter is heard.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 256, § 1; P.L. 1987, ch. 526, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 180, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 214, § 3; P.L. 2008, ch. 77, § 1; P.L. 2008, ch. 471, § 1.)