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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 Agency Effective Datesort descending
Sidewalk Cafe Insurance Rule DCA Friday, October 2, 2015
Adopted Amendments to Rules Governing the Alternative Enforcement Program HPD Monday, October 5, 2015
Repeal and Amendment of Certain Fire Protection Requirements DOB Thursday, October 8, 2015
Protection of Public Health Generally (Article 181, Section 21) DOHMH Saturday, October 17, 2015
Unlicensed Activity DCA Sunday, October 18, 2015
Taxicab Fare and Lease Cap Rule Updates TLC Sunday, October 25, 2015
Reference Standard for Multicompartment Elevators DOB Monday, October 26, 2015
Parking Permits for People with Disabilities DOT Friday, November 13, 2015
Miscellaneous Amendments Relating to the LINC and CITYFEPS Programs HRA Thursday, November 19, 2015
Grants to Companies that Provide School Bus Transportation SBS Monday, November 30, 2015
HRA HOME Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (HOME TBRA) Program HRA Monday, November 30, 2015
Food Preparation and Food Establishments (Article 81, Section 49) - Sodium Warning DOHMH Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Mark Out of Excavation Areas DOT Sunday, December 20, 2015
Special Exit and Prevention Supplement (SEPS) Program HRA Thursday, December 24, 2015
Accessible Bathroom Prototypes DOB Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Amendment of Inspection Requirement for High Pressure Boilers DOB Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Mass Transit Benefits DCA Friday, January 1, 2016
National Fire Protection Association Referenced Standards FDNY Friday, January 1, 2016
Street Activities Permit Applications and Moratorium SAPO Friday, January 1, 2016
Rules Relating to Cranes and Derricks DOB Friday, January 1, 2016
In-Building Auxiliary Radio Communication Systems FDNY Friday, January 1, 2016
Repeal of Rules and Reference Standards now incorporated in Building Code and Electrical Code DOB Monday, January 4, 2016
SCRIE-DRIE Late Application Filing DOF Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Final Rule Amendment of ECB's Buildings Penalty Schedule Reflecting Recent Construction Code Amendments OATH/ECB Sunday, January 10, 2016
Source Separation and Handling Requirements for Commercial Organic Waste DSNY Monday, January 18, 2016