Ct Condo Laws
The following information is provided by the Connecticut Judicial Department which cautions that this should be your STARTING place for research.
- Public Act No. 11-195 – An Act Concerning Elections of the Executive Boards of Directors of Condominium Unit Owners’ Associations and Changes to the Common Interest Ownership Act.
- Public Act No. 10-186 – An Act Concerning the Common Interest Ownership Act.
- Public Act No. 09-225 – An Act Concerning Amendments to the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act.
Connecticut General Statutes
Part I – General Provisions and Applicability
- Sec. 47-202. Definitions.
- Sec. 47-204. Separate titles and taxation. Recording of certificate by cooperative. Conveyance of interest in cooperative.
- Sec. 47-207. Supplemental general principles of law applicable.
- Sec. 47-208. Construction against implicit repeal.
- Sec. 47-210. Unconscionable contracts or contract clauses. Leases involving land or facilities in residential common interest communities that are presumed to be unconscionable.
- Sec. 47-214. Applicability of chapter and amendments thereto to common interest communities.
Part II – Creation, Alteration and Termination of Common Interest Communities
- Sec. 47-220. Creation of common interest community.
- Sec. 47-221. Unit boundaries.
- Sec. 47-222. Construction and validity of declaration and bylaws.
- Sec. 47-224. Contents of declaration.
- Sec. 47-231. Relocation of unit boundaries.
- Sec. 47-232. Subdivision of units.
- Sec. 47-235. Easement rights.
- Sec. 47-236. Amendment of declaration.
- Sec. 47-237. Termination of common interest community.
- Sec. 47-238. Rights of secured lenders.
- Sec. 47-240. Merger or consolidation of common interest communities.
Part III – Management of Common Interest Communities
- Sec. 47-243. Organization of unit owners’ association.
- Sec. 47-244. Powers of unit owners’ association.
- Sec. 47-244b. Service of process on statutory agent.
- Sec. 47-245. Executive board members and officers. Duties. Ratification of budget. Period of declarant control. Delivery of property and documents by declarant. Current financial statement.
- Sec. 47-249. Upkeep of common interest community. Liability for expenses.
- Sec. 47-250. Meeting of association.
- Sec. 47-251. Quorums.
- Sec. 47-252. Voting at meetings of association.
- Sec. 47-253. Liability.
- Sec. 47-254. Conveyance or encumbrance of common elements.
- Sec. 47-255. Insurance.
- Sec. 47-257. Assessments for common expenses.
- Sec. 47-258. Lien for assessments.
- Sec. 47-259. Other liens.
- Sec. 47-260. Association records. Availability. Loan disclosure and comments.
Part IV – Protection of Purchasers
- Sec. 47-262. Applicability of part. Exceptions to requirement of public offering statement or resale certificate.
Part V – Common Interest Communities Containing Conversion Buildings
- Sec. 47-68a. Short title: Condominium Act of 1976. Definitions.
- Sec. 47-70. Declaration. Covenants, easements and liens on conveyances limited.
- Sec. 47-70a. Amendment of declaration or bylaws.
- Sec. 47-73a. Boundaries, encroachments and easements.
- Sec. 47-74. Rights of unit owners.
- Sec. 47-74a. Board of directors of unit owners association. Election by unit owners other than declarant; when. Declarant to relinquish control;
- Sec. 47-75. Obligations of unit owners. Limit on liability of unit owner.
- Sec. 47-77. Assessment of common expenses. Liens and foreclosure.
- Sec. 47-80. Bylaws.
- Sec. 47-80a. Powers of unit owners’ association. Opportunity for unit owners to express views re proposed budget.
- Sec. 47-81. Accounting records. Availability of records. Loan disclosure and comments. Audit.
- Sec. 47-82. Liens against units.
- Sec. 47-83. Insurance.
- Sec. 47-84. Repairs.
- Sec. 47-86. Owners, tenants and employees bound by chapter.
- Sec. 47-88b. Conversion condominiums: Requirements for conversion.
- Sec. 47-88g. Right of action for aggrieved tenant of conversion condominium. Remedies.
Chapter 825 – Unit Ownership Act (Revised to 1975) (PDF)
Note: The Unit Ownership Act is not published in the current statutes, but it governs condominiums created before 1977.