Town of West Hartford, CT
Hartford County
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No person shall occupy as owner-occupant or let to another for occupancy or use any premises which does not comply with the requirements of this article.
B. 
The owner of any premises, unless otherwise specified, shall provide and maintain such premises in compliance with the requirements of this article.
C. 
Every occupant of a premises shall keep all supplied fixtures and facilities therein in a clean and sanitary condition and shall be responsible for the exercise of reasonable care in the proper use and operation thereof.
Every plumbing fixture and water and waste pipe shall be properly installed and maintained in a safe and sanitary working condition, free from defects, leaks and obstructions and capable of adequately serving the permissible occupancy of each dwelling unit.
Within every dwelling unit, there shall be a nonhabitable room which affords privacy to a person within said room and which is equipped with a flush water closet in good working condition. Said flush water closet shall be equipped with easily cleanable surfaces, be properly connected to a water system that at all times provides an adequate amount of running water under pressure to cause the water closet to be operated properly and shall be properly connected to a sewer system which is approved by the Director of Health.
Within every dwelling unit there shall be a lavatory sink. Said lavatory sink may be in the same room as the flush water closet, or, if located in another room, the lavatory sink shall be located in close proximity to the door leading directly into the room in which said water closet is located. The lavatory sink shall be in good working condition and properly connected to a water supply system which is approved by the Director of Health and which provides at all times an adequate amount of heated and unheated running water under pressure and which is properly connected to a sewer system approved by the Director of Health. Water inlets for lavatory sinks shall be located above the overflow rim of these facilities.
Within every dwelling unit there shall be a room which affords privacy to a person within said room and which is equipped with a bathtub or shower in good working condition. Said bathtub or shower may be in the same room as the flush water closet or in another room and shall be properly connected to a water supply system which is approved by the Director of Health and which provides at all times an adequate amount of heated and unheated water under pressure and which is connected to a sewer system approved by the Director of Health. Water inlets for bathtubs shall be located above the overflow rim of these facilities.
Every dwelling unit shall contain in every kitchen a kitchen sink in good working condition and properly connected to a water supply system which is approved by the Director of Health and which provides at all times an adequate amount of heated and unheated running water under pressure and which is connected to a sewer system approved by the Director of Health.
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Every roof of every structure shall contain a drainage system which shall drain and convey from said roof all rain water, and said drainage system shall be so constructed and maintained as to prevent dampness and wetness in the walls, ceilings or floors of any room in any dwelling unit contained in said structure.
B. 
All premises shall be graded, drained, free of standing water and maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner.
A. 
All sewers, pipes, drains or conduits and openings around such pipes and conduits shall be constructed and maintained to prevent the ingress or egress of rats and other rodents to or from a premises.
B. 
Every water closet compartment, bathroom and kitchen floor surface shall be constructed and maintained so as to be reasonably impervious to water and so as to permit such floor to be easily kept in a clean and sanitary condition.