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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 descending Effective Date
Amendment of Reference Standard for Flood Insurance Rate Maps DOB Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Experience Requirements for Concrete Safety Manager DOB Saturday, July 28, 2018
Amendment of Rules Regarding Individual Private On-site Sewage Disposal Systems DOB Saturday, January 26, 2019
Amendment of Rules Relating to Construction Superintendents DOB Saturday, May 19, 2018
Amendment of Buildings Penalty Schedule DOB Sunday, October 20, 2019
Amendment of Rules Regarding Elevator Work DOB Sunday, May 20, 2018
Final Rule - Periodic Inspection of Gas Piping Systems DOB Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Qualifications for Performing Gas Work DOB Saturday, December 7, 2019
Amendment of Reporting Requirements for Energy & Water Use in Certain Buildings DOB Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Amendment of Rules Governing Electrical Work DOB Thursday, July 11, 2019
Amendment of Rules Relating to Carbon Monoxide Detectors DOB Saturday, November 9, 2019
Increased Penalties for Unpermitted Work DOB Friday, February 15, 2019
Requirements Regarding Elevator Capacity and Loading DOB Friday, September 28, 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
Corrections & Amendments to ASHRAE 90.1-2013 DOB Sunday, August 5, 2018
Amendment of Buildings Penalty Schedule DOB Saturday, November 10, 2018
Amendment of Buildings Penalty Schedule DOB Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Construction Worker Safety Information Signs DOB Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Amendment of Annual Reporting Requirements for Energy and Water Use DOB Thursday, February 20, 2020
Amendment of Rules Governing Exterior Wall Inspections and Repairs DOB Thursday, February 20, 2020
Construction Site Safety Training Rules DOB Sunday, January 19, 2020
Amendment of Rules Regarding Energy Audits and Retro-Commissioning DOB Sunday, August 4, 2019
Amendment of Licensing Requirements for Hoisting Machine Operators DOB Friday, May 4, 2018
Amendment of Rules Regarding Energy Audits and Retro-Commissioning DOB Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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