This is our website for the organization! We are excited about using this site to communicate with our members and visitors.

The Mission of the Connecticut Building Officials Association (CBOA) is to promote the Building Code Profession as integral to building safety and advance the understanding, formulation and enforcement of the Connecticut State Building Code.

If you find there is information missing from our site or that it is hard to find, please contact Anthony Cinicola at acinicola@branford-ct.gov. Your comments will be important to our continued development of this site.


DAS seeks Director of Education and Data Management

CBOA 2022 Grant Award Announcment

Four Financial Assistance Grants of $1500 will be awarded annually by the Connecticut Building Officials Association.

a. Children or Grandchildren of an active member at time of application.
b. Children or Grandchildren of a former C.B.O.A. member who died while on active-duty list.
c. Children or Grandchildren of a retired C.B.O.A. member who is in good standing.


a. Applications must be completed in full and submitted to the Educational Grant Committee no later than June 1, 2022

HB 5356 Pandemic Pay for Essential Workers

HB 5356 originated on 3/3/2022 out of the Labor Committee and provides pandemic pay to essential workers. It would provide $2000 for full time employees and $1000 for part time employees and would be administered out of the Comptroller’s Office. The public hearing is expected to be held on March 8th.

Please visit https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/cgabillstatus/cgabillstatus.asp?selBillType=B....

2022 CSBC Public Comment dcoument is available

You may view the proposed 2022 CSBC amendments here; https://portal.ct.gov/DAS/Office-of-State-Building-Inspector/Building-an...

If you are also a ZEO you may want to read Public Act 21-29

This is a portion of the public act that requires ZEO's to obtain CAZEO certification by Jan 2023. The public act also has criteria for accessory dwelling units (ADU's) that we should be aware of.

Sec. 8. Subsection (e) of section 8-3 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2021):

Jonathan Humble - Lifetime ICC Member

Jonathan Humble was giving a lifetime membership from ICC at the 2021 ABM held in Pittsburgh, PA for his continued support and dedication to the code adoption process and hearings. Congratulations Jonathan.

Generators and Standby Power Systems

Please see link provided below from Mike Holt Enterprises.


Common Code Non-compliance Report

Please see attached report, A big thank you to Dave DeLeeuw from Essex for providing.

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