(a) Prior to
issuance of a tax credit voucher, the owner shall obtain certification of
completed rehabilitation from the officer. The owner may apply for
certification for a certified historic structure in its entirety, or, in the
case of phased projects, for the completed rehabilitation to an identifiable
portion of the building placed in service.
(1) The owner shall provide photographs of
the interior and exterior of a certified historic structure and its
surroundings which document the completed rehabilitation.
(2) The owner shall (A) indicate the date the
building was placed in service or, in phased projects, indicate which phase and
identifiable portion of the building was placed in service; and (B) submit a
copy of a certificate of occupancy issued by the municipal authority having
(3) The owner shall
provide a certificate of title or title insurance.
(4) The officer shall review and issue a
decision not more than thirty calendar days after receipt of a complete
application. If an application is incomplete, not more than thirty calendar
days after receipt the officer shall notify the owner in writing and indicate
what information is needed to undertake or complete review. The owner shall
have thirty calendar days after the date of notification by the officer to
respond in writing and provide the requested information. Upon written request
by the owner on or before the original deadline, the officer shall grant an
extension to the owner.
(1) If the completed rehabilitation work
conforms to the approved rehabilitation plan, the officer shall so
If the completed
rehabilitation work does not meet the standards, the officer shall notify the
owner in writing what modifications to rehabilitation work are needed for
conformance to the standards. The owner shall have thirty calendar days to
respond in writing indicating how the owner intends to bring the rehabilitation
work into conformance prior to the expiration date of the tax credit
reservation. Upon written request by the owner on or before the original
deadline, the officer shall grant an extension to the owner. If the completed
rehabilitation work is not brought into conformance with the standards, the
officer shall deny approval of the application and provide a written
explanation of the reason for denial. In such cases, the reservation of tax
credits under section
of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies shall be revoked and the owner
shall be so notified.
Conn. Agencies Regs.
Adopted effective October
6, 2008; Adopted effective September 17,