Ins. Code Section 2210.258
Compliance with Building Codes; Eligibility
(a)Except as provided by Subsections (c) and (d) and notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, to be eligible for insurance through the association, all construction, alteration, remodeling, enlargement, and repair of, or addition to, any structure located in the catastrophe area that is begun on or after the effective date of Sections 5 through 49, H.B. 4409, 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, must be performed in compliance with the applicable building code standards, as set forth in the plan of operation.
(b)Except as provided by Subsections (c) and (d), the association may not insure a structure described by Subsection (a) until a certificate of compliance has been issued for the structure in accordance with Section 2210.2515 (Issuance of Certificates of Compliance).
(c)The association may insure a residential structure constructed, altered, remodeled, enlarged, repaired, or added to on or after June 19, 2009, that is not in compliance with the applicable building code standards, as set forth in the plan of operation, provided that:
(1)the structure had been insured on or after June 19, 2009, by an insurer in the private market that canceled or nonrenewed the insurance coverage of the structure;
(2)the applicant provides to the association proof that insurance coverage that was issued to the applicant or the previous insured for the structure was canceled or nonrenewed in the private market as described by Subdivision (1); and
(3)no construction, alteration, remodeling, enlargement, or repair of, or addition to, the structure occurred after cancellation or nonrenewal of the coverage and before submission of an application for coverage through the association.
(d)The association may insure a structure described by Subsection (a) for a policy term not to exceed 30 days if an inspection verification form or other inspection form adopted by the department has been issued for the structure for purposes of providing temporary coverage while an applicant seeks to secure a certificate of compliance for the structure if the structure is otherwise insurable property.
Section 2210.258 — Compliance with Building Codes; Eligibility,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.2210.htm#2210.258 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).