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After an agency conducts a public hearing and reviews submitted comments, the agency must publish the final, or adopted, rule on the NYC Rules website.  The final rule takes effect 30 days after its publication.

This page includes all rules that have been adopted in the past two years.  Older rules can be viewed in the Rules of the City of New York.

Please note that public comments can only be viewed online until the rule’s effective date.  To view comments after the rule’s effective date, you must submit a request directly to the rulemaking agency.

Rule Agencysort descending Effective Date
Smoking and the Use of Electronic Cigarettes Under the New York City Smoke-Free Air Act (Repeal of §10-15) DOHMH Monday, August 21, 2017
Amendment to General Provisions (Article 3 of the NYC Health Code) Regarding Monetary Penalties DOHMH Friday, October 20, 2017
Dogs in Outdoor Dining Areas - New Chapter 32 in Title 24 of the Rules of the City of New York DOHMH Saturday, April 23, 2016
Amendment to Clinical Laboratories (Article 13 of the NYC Health Code) Regarding the Performance of Confirmatory Hepatitis C RNA Testing DOHMH Friday, October 20, 2017
Amendment to Child Care Services regarding Care for Children in Shelters (Article 47 of the NYC Health Code) DOHMH Friday, October 20, 2017
Amendment to Animals (Article 161 of the NYC Health Code) Regarding Service Tags for Animals DOHMH Friday, October 20, 2017
Amendments of the sections 201.07, 203.07, 205.07, 207.01 and 207.13 of the Articles of the New York City Health Code regarding Vital Statistics DOHMH Monday, April 25, 2016
Posting Regulations for Vendors of Alcoholic Beverages (Chapter 1) - Requirement of the Breath-Holding Warning Signage at swimming pools DOHMH Monday, February 15, 2016
Cooling Towers - New Chapter 8 in Title 24 of the Rules of the City of New York to establish rules for maintenance of cooling towers DOHMH Monday, May 9, 2016
Penalties for Violation of Requirements Relating to Building Drinking Water Tanks (Chapter 31) DOHMH Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Food Preparation and Food Establishments (Article 81) - Repeal and Reenact Section 81.50 DOHMH Thursday, December 1, 2016
Non-clinical Laboratories Rules (Article 13 of the New York City Health Code) DOHMH Monday, December 5, 2016
Reportable Diseases, Conditions and Laboratories (Article 11 and Article 13 of the New York City Health Code) DOHMH Thursday, January 12, 2017
Buildings Generally Rules regarding Perchloroethylene (“PERC”) Vapors from Dry Cleaning Facilities (Article 131 of the NYC Health Code) DOHMH Monday, July 18, 2016
Repeal Entire Littering and Disposal of Refuse Rule (Article 153 of the New York City Health Code) DOHMH Thursday, January 12, 2017
Pet Shops Rules - Article 161(Animals) and Article 5 (Permits) of the NYC Health Code DOHMH Monday, July 18, 2016
Child Care Services (Article 47 of the NYC Health Code) DOHMH Friday, October 21, 2016
Repeal of Conservation of Water Rule (Chapter 11 to Title 24 of the RCNY) DOHMH Sunday, December 3, 2017
Resolution regarding Standing Water DOHMH Saturday, June 18, 2016
School-Based Programs for Children Ages Three through Five (Article 43 of the NYC Health Code) DOHMH Friday, October 21, 2016
Animals - To Clarify Applicability of Section 161.03 of the NYC Health Code DOHMH Friday, October 21, 2016
Storage and Use of Fuel Oil on Mobile Trailers for Heating and Power Generation FDNY Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Fire and Life Safety Director Certificate of Fitness FDNY Thursday, December 1, 2016
Schedule of Charges for Fire Department Ambulance Transport Service FDNY Sunday, March 12, 2017
National Fire Protection Association Referenced Standards FDNY Friday, January 1, 2016

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