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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
Amendment of Rules Regarding Elevator Work DOB Sunday, May 20, 2018
Individual Private On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems DOB Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Amendment of Reporting Requirements for Energy & Water Use in Certain Buildings DOB Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Amendment of Rules Implementing Energy Code DOB Friday, October 20, 2017
Amendment of Rules Governing Electrical Work DOB Thursday, July 11, 2019
Repeal of Superseded Rules DOB Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Requirements Regarding Elevator Capacity and Loading DOB Friday, September 28, 2018
Amendment of Rules Relating to Rigging Equipment DOB Friday, November 9, 2018
Amendment of Rules Governing Special Inspectors and Special Inspection Agencies DOB Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Increased Penalties for Unpermitted Work DOB Friday, February 15, 2019
Corrections & Amendments to ASHRAE 90.1-2013 DOB Sunday, August 5, 2018
Amendment of Buildings Penalty Schedule DOB Saturday, November 10, 2018
Amendment of Buildings Penalty Schedule DOB Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Hoisting Machine Operator Learners and Supervision of Learners DOB Friday, January 5, 2018
Rating for Class B Hoisting Machine Operators DOB Friday, January 5, 2018
Final Rule Relating to the Expansion of Organic Waste Source Separation Requirements for Various Commercial Entities DSNY Wednesday, August 15, 2018
DSNY FINAL Rule Relating to the Criteria Used in the Siting of Solid Waste Transfer Stations DSNY Monday, April 9, 2018
DOT Penalty Schedule DOT Sunday, October 1, 2017
DOT Carshare Rules DOT Wednesday, October 11, 2017
DOT Staten Island Container Truck Rule DOT Saturday, January 20, 2018
DOT Notice of Adoption Amending Traffic Rules--Placards DOT Wednesday, June 12, 2019
DOT Notice of Adoption--Traffic Rules Amendment Relating to Pedal-Assist Bicycles DOT Saturday, July 28, 2018
DOT Notice of Adoption--Traffic Rules Amendment relating to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations DOT Monday, June 17, 2019
DOT Highway Rules - 2018 updates DOT Friday, April 5, 2019
DOT Notice of Adoption--Traffic Rules Amendment Relating to Parking Signage DOT Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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