Repeal of Rules Duplicative of Construction Codes

Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

Effective Date: 
Friday, August 12, 2016


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. 

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