Rule Repeals

Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Statement of Basis and Purpose of Final Rules

 

The New York City Fire Code was extensively revised by Local Law No. 148 of 2013. This final rule repeals ten sections of the Fire Department’s rules (as codified in Title 3 of the Rules of the City of New York), in whole or in part, the content of which was incorporated into the Fire Code by Local Law 148.

 

Six Fire Department rules and tables of contents have been amended in conjunction with such repeal and the renumbering of Fire Code sections by Local Law 148.

 

The Fire Department rules repealed and the Fire Code sections replacing them are as follows:

 

Fire Department Rule

2014 Fire Code Section

3 RCNY §104-04, entitled “Modification of Rules”

FC104.8

3 RCNY §301-01, entitled “Boatyards, Marinas and Similar Facilities””(subdivisions (c),(d) and (e))

FC319

3 RCNY §603-01 entitled “Fuel-Oil Transfer Supervision and Maintenance”

FC 601.4.1 and 603.1.9

3 RCNY §901-03 entitled “Portable Fire Extinguisher Sales”

FC901.6.3.2

3 RCNY §906-01 entitled “Portable Fire Extinguishers for Cranes”

FC1415.1(4)

3 RCNY §906-02 entitled “Portable Fire Extinguishers for Fuel Oil-Burning Equipment”

FC603.3.1

3 RCNY §2801-01 entitled “Aerosols”

FC2801.3

3 RCNY §3405-02 entitled “Storage, Handling and Use of Concentrated Alcohol-Based Hand Rubs”

FC2701.1

FC3405.5

3 RCNY §3501-01 entitled “Acetylene”

FC3501.5(2)

3 RCNY §3601-01 entitled “Flammable Solids”

FC3601.4

 


The Fire Department rules amended to make editorial changes are as follows:

 

Fire Department Rule

Revision/Reason

Subdivision (c) of 3 RCNY §202-01 entitled “Definitions”

Repeal of definition of “Concentrated alcohol-based hand rub” consistent with the repeal of 3 RCNY §3405-02.

3 RCNY Chapter 3 table of contents

Amended consistent with the partial repeal of 3 RCNY §301-01, the addition of a new section, 3 RCNY §307-01, and new Fire Code Sections 316-324.

3 RCNY Chapter 6 table of contents

Amended consistent with the repeal of 3 RCNY §603-01.

3 RCNY Chapter 9 table of contents

Amended consistent with the repeal of 3 RCNY §§901-03, 906-01 and 906-02.

Subdivision (c) of 3 RCNY §2208-02 entitled “Self-Service Compressed Natural Gas Motor Fuel-Dispensing Facilities”

Amended consistent with renumbered Fire Code section.

3 RCNY Chapter 28 table of contents

Amended consistent with the repeal of 3 RCNY §2801-01.

3 RCNY Chapter 34 table of contents

Amended consistent with the repeal of 3 RCNY §3405-02.

3 RCNY Chapter 35 table of contents

Amended consistent with the repeal of 3 RCNY §3501-01 and the renumbering of Fire Code sections.

3 RCNY §3507-01 entitled “Compressed Natural Gas”

Amended consistent with renumbered Fire Code section.

3 RCNY §3508-01 entitled “Sanitary Landfill Methane Gas Recovery Facilities”

Amended consistent with renumbered Fire Code section.

Subdivisions (d), (e) and (f) of 3 RCNY §4601-01 entitled “New and Amended Fees”

Repeal of fees now incorporated into Appendix A of the Fire Code.

Subdivision (b) of 3 RCNY §4702-01 entitled “National Fire Protection Association Referenced Standards”

Repeal of National Fire Protection Association standard modifications now incorporated, with updates, into Appendix B of the Fire Code.

 

Terms used in the final rules that are defined in the Fire Code or elsewhere in the Fire Department’s rules are indicated by italics.

 

New material is underlined.  Material to be deleted is in [brackets].

 

“Shall” and “must” denote mandatory requirements and may be used interchangeably in the rules of this department, unless otherwise specified or unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

 

Guidance with respect to the interpretation of the Fire Code and Fire Department rules may be obtained using the Public Inquiry Form on the Fire Department’s website, www.nyc.gov/html/fdny/html/firecode/index.shtml#p6.