Fire Code

Adopted FDNY Rule

By Renee Sosnowski The 2014 Fire Code replaced the 2 Certificates of Fitness for Fire Safety & Emergency Action Plan Directors with a single Certificate of Fitness for a Fire and Life Safety (FLS) Director. Beginning March 1, 2020, all occupancies currently required to be staffed by a Fire Safety/EAP Director… View more

Proposed Rule – Repeal and Amendment of Certain Fire Protection Requirements

By Renee Sosnowski The DOB is proposing to repeal four rules that modify national standards for automatic sprinkler, standpipe, and fire alarm systems. The specific rules to be repealed set forth National Fire Protection Association (“NFPA”) amendments relating to elevator hoistways and machine rooms, closets and pantries, hydrostatic tests, and exemption… View more

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