2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 7 - Municipalities
Chapter 101 - Municipal Gas and Electric Plants
Section 7-223 - Ordinances.


CT Gen Stat § 7-223 (2012) What's This?

If any municipality operates a plant under the provisions of this chapter, such municipality may adopt ordinances regulating the production, control and use of its plant, fixtures and appurtenances; the character and quality of, and the method and plan of installing, piping, wiring and fixtures; the use and inspection of the same, including the use of the product of such plant for the protection of persons and property and the appointment, term and salary of an inspector or inspectors, as the case may be, of gas and electric piping, wiring, fixtures and appliances, which inspector or inspectors shall be appointed by a board of gas commissioners, board of electrical commissioners or board of gas and electrical commissioners, as the case may be, as provided in section 7-216, which ordinances may provide a penalty not exceeding fifty dollars for any violation thereof. No provision hereof shall affect the authority of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority over such plants.

(1949 Rev., S. 720; 1957, P.A. 13, S. 31; P.A. 75-486, S. 23, 69; P.A. 77-614, S. 162, 610; P.A. 80-482, S. 9, 348; P.A. 11-80, S. 1.)

History: P.A. 75-486 substituted public utilities control authority for public utilities commission; P.A. 77-614 substituted division of public utility control within the department of business regulation for public utilities control authority, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 80-482 substituted department of public utility control for the division and deleted reference to abolished department of business regulation; pursuant to P.A. 11-80, “Department of Public Utility Control” was changed editorially by the Revisors to “Public Utilities Regulatory Authority”, effective July 1, 2011.

See Sec. 16-29 re reports concerning municipally owned, leased, operated or managed public utility plants required by Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.

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