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Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

Adopted Rules Content: 

 

STATEMENT OF BASIS AND PURPOSE OF RULE

The Department’s current amusement device requirements are found in Reference Standard RS 18-10 of the 1968 New York City Building Code. This standard is being repealed and replaced by this rule.

This rule addresses minimum safety requirements for, and regulates the design, construction, installation, alteration, maintenance and operation of, amusement devices.  This rule references, utilizes and requires compliance with the latest nationally recognized ASNT/SNT, ANSI/ASTM and ASTM standards.

Further, it creates uniformity with nationally recognized ASNT/SNT, ANSI/ASTM and ASTM standards.  It introduces new methods, technology and innovation in an effort to promote safer and more reliable amusement devices for the public.  

Additionally, the format and structure of the proposed amusement device rule sections are more user-friendly and easier to navigate than the previous version of these requirements.

The Department of Buildings’ authority for these rules is found in Sections 643 and 1043 of the New York City Charter, Section 304.4 of Title 28 of the New York City Administrative Code and Sections 3005.5, 3008.2 and 3012.2 of the New York City Building Code.

 

 

Effective Date: 
Thu, 06/26/2014

Proposed Rules: Closed to Comments

Agency:
Comment By: 
Friday, May 16, 2014
Proposed Rules Content: 

  

                                            Statement of Basis and Purpose of Proposed Rule

 

The Department’s current amusement device requirements are found in Reference Standard RS 18-10 of the 1968 New York City Building Code. This standard is being repealed and replaced by this proposed rule.

This proposed rule will address minimum safety requirements for, and regulate the design, construction, installation, alteration, maintenance and operation of, amusement devices.  This proposed rule references, utilizes and requires compliance with the latest nationally recognized ASNT/SNT, ANSI/ASTM and ASTM standards.

Further, it will create uniformity with nationally recognized ASNT/SNT, ANSI/ASTM and ASTM standards.  It will introduce new methods, technology and innovation in an effort to promote safer and more reliable amusement devices for the public.  

Additionally, the format and structure of the proposed amusement device rule sections will be more user-friendly and easier to navigate than the previous version of these requirements.

 

 

Subject: 

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Location: 
Department of Buildings
280 Broadway, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10007
Contact: 

No contact

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