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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 ascending Effective Date
Amendment of Rules Regarding Energy Audits and Retro-Commissioning DOB Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Amendment of Reference Standard for Flood Insurance Rate Maps DOB Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Amendment of Rules Relating to Construction Superintendents DOB Saturday, May 19, 2018
Amendment of Rules Regarding Individual Private On-site Sewage Disposal Systems DOB Saturday, January 26, 2019
Amendment of Rules Regarding Elevator Work DOB Sunday, May 20, 2018
Fees for Certain Services DOB Sunday, January 28, 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
Requirements Regarding Elevator Capacity and Loading DOB Friday, September 28, 2018
Repeal of Superseded Rules DOB Wednesday, February 21, 2018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 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
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
OATH ECB Final Rule - Repeal of Fire Penalty Schedule OATH Friday, September 29, 2017
OATH ECB Notice of Promulgation - Repeal of General Vendor Penalty Schedule OATH Friday, October 12, 2018
OATH Final Rule Repealing the Air Asbestos Penalty Schedule OATH Sunday, January 6, 2019
OATH ECB Repeal of Markets Penalty Schedule OATH Wednesday, October 17, 2018
OATH ECB Final Rule Repealing the Landmarks Preservation Penalty Schedule OATH Saturday, January 19, 2019