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Norwich, Conn., Code of Ordinances § 4-152 (current through June 21, 2018)
Brief Summary
This law creates standards for communal kitchens. The requirements include a kitchen sink with hot water, stove with at least two burners and an oven, a refrigerator with adequate storage, adequate food preparation area, and adequate garbage and recycling facilities.
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Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Make
State: Connecticut
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Norwich
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Yes. This law relates to communcal kitchen standards for multi-unit housing developments (specifically rooming houses). § 4-152.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Unclear. A roomminghouse license shall be issued by the health officer in the name of the operator and for the specific dwelling or dwelling unit upon compliance by the operator with the applicable provisions of the law. §4-141.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
Yes. The housing inspector shall give notice of the infraction to the operator and a reasonable time for correction, if the infraction is not corrected then the operator's roominghouse license will be suspended. § 4-144.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
This policy is located in Norwich, Connecticut Code of Ordinances, Chapter 4 Building and Structures, Article IV Property Maintenance Code, Division 6 Roominghouse and Hotel Standards. History: Ord. No. 350, tit. II, § 9.12, 9-8-64; Ord. No. 1344, § 2, 10-7-96.