Repeal of Rules Duplicative of Construction Codes

Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

Effective Date: 
Friday, August 12, 2016
Agency:

 

Statement of Basis and Purpose of Rule

 

The rule repeals the following rules because the subject matter of these rules is now addressed in the New York City Construction Codes:

  • 1 RCNY § 18-01 - Considerations and evaluations relating to resistance to progressive collapse under extreme local loads
  • 1 RCNY § 39-01 - Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers;
  • 1 RCNY § 101-01 - Definition of existing building;
  • 1 RCNY § 3606-04 - American Society of Civil Engineers Amendments Relating to Mandatory Freeboard; and
  • 1 RCNY § 6008-01 - American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code Edition.

The Department of Buildings’ authority for these rules is found in sections 643 and 1043 of the New York City Charter.

  

New material is underlined. 

[Deleted material is in brackets.]