Conn. Agencies Regs. § 8-423-4 - Application/approval process-eligible homeowners

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) Eligible Homeowners shall make application for financial assistance to the municipality in which the faulty residential subsurface sewage disposal system is located.
(b) As part of said application, eligible homeowners shall be required to furnish proof of the following:
(1) Certification from the district or local director of health that the repair or reconstruction is required pursuant to the public health code and is feasible and that the cost is consistent with the cost of similar repairs or reconstructions in the district or municipality;
(2) Evidence that the system was installed pursuant to improper municipal approvals; and
(3) Two itemized estimates of the cost prepared by subsurface sewage disposal system installers licensed under Section 20-341f of the General Statutes or by registered professional engineers. The grant, if approved, shall not exceed the lower of the two estimates.
(c) Applications shall be approved or disapproved based upon the eligibility of the proposed activity and the availability of financial assistance from the State. Any municipal approval shall be contingent upon the provision of funding by the Commissioner to the municipality.
(d) If a grant application is disapproved the applicant shall be notified in writing of the reason(s) for the disapproval.
(e) If a grant application is approved, the municipality shall notify the applicant in writing.
(f) The municipality and the eligible homeowner shall enter a written agreement, which shall set forth the amount of the grant, the scope of the work to be performed and the rights and obligations of the parties.
(g) Any amount of the grant not used for the repair or reconstruction of the faulty subsurface sewage disposal system shall immediately be returned to the municipality.
(h) The eligible homeowner shall, prior to receipt of any grant funds, assign to the municipality any claims against any party for the improper installation of the faulty subsurface sewage disposal system.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 8-423-4
Effective April 19, 1991

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