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Policy Summary

This law creates standards for communal kitchens and dining rooms. The requirements include adequate dining area, 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.

Background Information

State Connecticut
Jurisdiction Name Windham
Jurisdiction Type Town/Township,
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Make;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

This law relates to communcal kitchen standards for multi-unit housing developments (specifically rooming houses). § 6-77.

Health-related goal?
No

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
Yes

§ 6-21.

Addresses implementation?
No

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra investment?
No

Code context and ordinance history

This policy is located in Town of Windham Code of Ordinances, Chapter 6 Housing, Article II Housing Code, Division 3 Performance Standards.