This chapter shall be known as the Rhode Island State Building Code hereinafter referred
to as this code. This chapter shall control:
(1) The construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, demolition, removal, inspection,
issuance, and revocation of permits or licenses, installation of equipment, classification
and definition of any building or structure, and use or occupancy of all buildings
and structure and parts thereof;
(2) The rehabilitation and maintenance of existing buildings;
(3) The standards or requirements for materials to be used in connection therewith,
including, but not limited, for safety, ingress and egress, energy conservation, and
(4) The establishment of reasonable fees for the issuance of licenses and permits
in connection therewith;
except as such matters are otherwise provided for in the general laws, or in the rules
and regulations authorized for promulgation under the provisions of this code.
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