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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.

Rulesort descending Agency Effective Date
Car Wash Rules DCA Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Change of Criteria for the Removal of Derelict Bicycles from Public Property DSNY Sunday, September 25, 2016
Child Care Services (Article 47 of the NYC Health Code) DOHMH Friday, October 21, 2016
City Council FHV Bills Rule Package TLC Saturday, August 6, 2016
Commercial Recycling and Collection of Organic Waste BIC Saturday, August 6, 2016
Continuation of School Bus Grant Program SBS Saturday, January 13, 2018
Control Devices for Reducing Emissions from Cook Stoves at Food Service DEP Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Cooling Tower Violation Classification DOB Thursday, February 18, 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
Correction of Assessment Errors by DOF DOF Thursday, June 16, 2016
Deactivation of Buildings Trade Licenses DOB Monday, October 3, 2016
Definition of Minority-and Women-Owned Business Enterprise MOCS/PPB Tuesday, March 1, 2016
DEP adopts amendments to the engineering criteria for fossil fuel burning boilers & water heaters. DEP Monday, June 13, 2016
DEP Rules Concerning the Establishment of Fees DEP Friday, May 6, 2016
Department of Environmental Protection has amended its rules concerning the establishment of penalties. DEP Wednesday, May 11, 2016
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
DOT Amendment relating to boarding requirements for the Staten Island Ferry DOT Thursday, April 20, 2017
DOT Amendment to Bicycles in Office Buildings rule DOT Saturday, November 4, 2017
DOT Amendment to Traffic Rules DOT Thursday, April 20, 2017
DOT Carshare Rules DOT Wednesday, October 11, 2017
DOT Notice of Adoption of Traffic Rules--Pedestrian Control Signal DOT Sunday, February 19, 2017
DOT Pedestrian Plaza Rules DOT Monday, June 20, 2016
DOT Penalty Schedule DOT Sunday, October 1, 2017
DSNY Final Rule Relating to Penalties for Littering Offenses DSNY Monday, June 5, 2017
elevator violation referrals HPD Monday, June 27, 2016

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