PA 09-32—sHB 5792

General Law Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING EFFICIENCY STANDARDS FOR RESIDENTIAL AUTOMATIC LAWN SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

SUMMARY: This act requires any automatic lawn sprinkler installed on residential property on or after July 1, 2010 to be equipped with a rain sensor or device that automatically overrides the system when enough rainfall has occurred. The law requires any state agency or commercial enterprise installing an automatic lawn sprinkler system to equip it with such a device and allows municipalities to adopt ordinances requiring the devices on systems installed on or after October 1, 2003.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2009

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