House Bill (H)

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Engineered lumber. Requires an individual applying for a building permit after June 30, 2017, to disclose the use of engineered lumber in structural assemblies on the building permit application. Directs that a building commissioner shall not: (1) approve a structure or private home during final inspection; or (2) issue a certificate of occupancy for a Class 1 or Class 2 structure; unless disclosure requirements regarding engineered lumber are met. Requires the building commissioner to notify the: (1) local fire department; and (2) local 911 call center; of a Class 1 or Class 2 structure's use of engineered lumber not later Engineered lumber. Requires an individual applying for a building permit after June 30, 2017, to disclose the use of engineered lumber in structural assemblies on the building permit application. Directs that a building commissioner shall not: (1) approve a structure or private home during final inspection; or (2) issue a certificate of occupancy for a Class 1 or Class 2 structure; unless disclosure requirements regarding engineered lumber are met. Requires the building commissioner to notify the: (1) local fire department; and (2) local 911 call center; of a Class 1 or Class 2 structure's use of engineered lumber not later than 10 days after issuing a building permit. Requires that all notifications regarding the use of engineered lumber must: (1) be sent by certified mail; and (2) request a return receipt. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming technical amendments. ... View more