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Miscellaneous Rule Amendments

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Rule status: Proposed

Agency: FDNY

Comment by date: May 23, 2023

Rule Full Text

The Fire Department is proposing to:
(1) repeal four Fire Department rules relating to matters that have either been superseded by Local Law 187 of 2017 or are now addressed in the 2022 Fire Code;
(2) renumber 39 Fire Department rules to conform to the new numbering of the 2022 New York City Fire Code;
(3) amend 32 Fire Department rules to conform to, or implement, the provisions of the 2022 Fire Code;
(4) amend three Fire Department rules to conform to the New York City Building Code, as amended by Local Law 126 of 2021; and
(5) ease the impact of regulations on small businesses, without compromising fire and life safety, by reducing the penalty for first-time violations of the Fire Code associated with Violation Category 19, enforced by a Fire Department Summons returnable before the Office of Administrative Tribunals and Hearings (OATH).

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  • Mail: Code Development Unit, Bureau of Fire Prevention, New York City Fire Department, 9 MetroTech Center Room/Floor: Room 3N2 ; Brooklyn, New York 11201
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    May 23, 2023
    11:00am - 12:00pm EDT


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    Online comments: 2

    • Daniel Avery

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      Comment added May 23, 2023 1:12pm
    • Laura Grieco

      The definition of Appendix Q in section 56 is inaccurate as it pertains to the 2022 New York City Building Code and should read as follows:
      “Appendix Q.
      Section BC Q107 of Appendix Q of the Building Code amends NFPA 72, a Referenced Standard to the Building Code and Fire Code.”

      Comment added May 23, 2023 3:58pm