A public service company, as defined in section 16-1, a municipal waterworks system established under chapter 102, a district, metropolitan district, municipal district or special services district established under chapter 105 or 105a, any other general statute or any public or special act, which is authorized to supply water, or any other waterworks system owned, leased, maintained, operated, managed or controlled by any unit of local government under any general statute or any public or special act, or a contractor of such entity, that cuts and permanently patches a public highway in the course of repairs or installations shall, one year after such permanent patch is made, (1) inspect such permanent patch, (2) make any additional repairs as may be necessary, and (3) certify to the municipality in which such patch is located that such patch meets generally accepted standards of repair. Any municipality may, by vote of its legislative body, elect not to enforce the requirements of this section.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16-231a

  • legislative body: means : (1) As applied to unconsolidated towns, the town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Public service company: includes electric distribution, gas, telephone, pipeline, sewage, water and community antenna television companies and holders of a certificate of cable franchise authority, owning, leasing, maintaining, operating, managing or controlling plants or parts of plants or equipment, but shall not include towns, cities, boroughs, any municipal corporation or department thereof, whether separately incorporated or not, a private power producer, as defined in section 16-243b, or an exempt wholesale generator, as defined in 15 USC 79z-5a. See Connecticut General Statutes 16-1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.