Upcoming Seminars & Meetings

CAMA, the CT Division of Criminal Justice, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM), and the University of New Haven present:
Reducing Risk and Municipal Blight Through Code Compliance: An Overview of Civil and Criminal Enforcement of CT's Health and Safety Laws

Due to the weather, this seminar is being rescheduled to Thursday, May 18, 2017
Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Seminar: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
University of New Haven - Bucknall Theater

Program Overview
This seminar will examine the building, fire and health laws of the State of CT routinely enforced by municipal officials with emphasis on ministerial requirements for inspection and abatement and available resources to obtain compliance under civil and criminal law.

Topics Covered Will Include:
  • Preventing foreseeable risk and liability through reasonable code enforcement
  • CT’s major health and safety laws: Building, Fire, Health, Housing, Zoning and Blight
  • Required inspections and how to obtain lawful entry when access is denied: Administrative Search Warrant and civil court injunctions
  • Due process requirements in code enforcement abatement procedures
  • Criminal prosecution of health and safety code violations through your State’s Attorney’s Office 
  • Civil remedies for code compliance including injunctive relief and “clean and lien” provisions through your municipal attorney’s office

Robert M. DeCrescenzo, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.
Judith R Dicine, J.D., Supervisory Assistant State's Attorney, State of CT, Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Chief State's Attorney, Statewide Housing Matters
Invited: Commissioner Melody A. Currey, CT Department of Administrative Services

Download and complete the registration form.  Please register by Friday, March 10th.  Space is limited to the first 300 people.

Registration Form

For questions, contact Beth Scanlon at 203-946-3782 or bscanlon@ccm-ct.org.

This seminar may provide participants with MCLE credits required under the new rule of the Judges of the Superior Court. To determine whether this seminar would qualify you for MCLE credits please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions about the new MCLE requirements by clicking here.