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Inspections of Self-Closing Doors

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Rule status: Adopted

Agency: HPD

Effective date: September 4, 2023

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Adopted rule summary:

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is adopting rules relating to inspections of self-closing doors in multiple dwellings. The rules provide for criteria for inspection of self-closing doors by HPD in accordance with Local Law 71 of 2022.

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Online comments: 1

  • Manny Cartagena

    The proposed rules should also include door closers must meet ADA requirements, That they don’t slam shut, potentially causing injuries, and must be reasonably opened by seniors or the physically impaired. The inspection process should be monthly and reported via an HPD portal.
    Doors should be all Fire Rated with visible tags of approved ratings.
    It should also include apartment doors, not just stairwells

    Comment added June 23, 2023 9:40am