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Index of Directives, Memorandums, Policy and Procedures

Index for Selected Directives, Memoranda, Policy & Procedure Notices and Interpretations Through 1996

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This is an Index for selected documents issued through 1996. For documents issued after 1996, check our other Reference Materials. You should check with the Department of Buildings to ensure compliance with all rulings and interpretations.


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 ACCESSORY USE (See "Zoning") 
Automobile Service Station, Accessory Use to, Denial of appeal to BSAMemo 8-12-88 *
Accessory Day Care Center and Day Nurseries . .PPN 11-16-93 *
ACCESSORY FACILITIES 
Accessory bathrooms and kitchen facilities in connection with commercial usesMemo 2-18-82 *
Accessory bathrooms and kitchen facilities in connection with commercial uses (memo 2-18-82)Memo 6-22-88
ADMINISTRATION 
Home improvement contractor's license, LL 21/68Memo 9-30-68 *
After hour variance proceduresMemo 12-10-1987*
Scheduled construction inspectionsPPN 7-23-1990 *
Implementation of Local Law #6/93 a.k.a. "the Padlock Law"PPN 3-10-93 *
Use Letters in the absence of a C of OPPN 5-17-1993
Quality Housing Data SheetPPN 9-21-1993

ADMINISTRATIVE CODE - [TITLE C - PART I (CHAPTER 26)] TITLE 26 (SUBCHAPTER 3)

 
Section [C26-32.0] 26-212 (See "Fees")Memo 4-8-76
Section [C26-32.0] 26-212 (Fees) Refund Payment Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . .Memo 12-28-1977 *
Section [C26-32.0] 26-212 (Fees) Refund Payment Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . .Memo 2-16-1978
Section [C26-34.0] 26-214Directive 20 of 1969
Section [C26-34.0] 26-214Memo 9-19-69
Section [C26-34.0] 26-214Memo 10-26-70
Section [C26-80.0] thru [84.0] 26-235 thru 243Memo 5-29-78 *
Section [C26-80.0] 26-235 Dismissal of Unsafe Building Orders . . . . . . . . . .Memo 12-14-1978 *
Section [C26-85.5] 26-246Memo 10-7-77 *
Section [C26-85.5(d)] 26-246(d)Memo 10-7-77 *
ADMINISTRATIVE CODE [TITLE C - PART II (CHAPTER 26)] TITLE 27 (CHAPTER 1) 
[Article 3] & [Article 5] Subchapter 3 & Subchapter 5Memo 4-7-70
Section [C26-100.5] 27-105 Applicability of 1968 Code to ConstructionDirective 10 of 1972*
Section [C26-103.0] 27-114 " " " " " " " .Directive 10 of 1972*
Section [C26-104.2] 27-125Memo 2-3-75 *
Section [C26-104.2] 27-125 Blocking Cellar Windows - Ordinary RepairsMemo 10-28-76
Section [C26-104.2] 27-125 Celotex Ceilings, etc.Memo 2-23-77
Section [C26-106.0] Art. 7Memo 12-27-68
Section [C26-106.1] 27-130Directive 1 of 1970 A*
Section [C26-106.2] 27-131Directive 1 of 1970 A*
Section [C26-106.2(d) 27-131(d) Swimming PoolsMemo 2-15-78
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132 Controlled InspectionDirective 9 of 1969 *
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132Memo 12-12-69 *A
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132Directive 1 of 1970 A *
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132 Soil InspectionsDirective 15 of 1971 *
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132 Controlled Inspection GuidelinesDirective 7 of 1973 *
Section [C26-106.3(a)] 27-132(a) Controlled InspectionMemo 1-7-80
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132 Controlled Inspection of Certain AlterationsMemo 7-14-80
Section [C26-106.4] 27-133Directive 1 of 1970 A *
Section [C26-107.0] Subchapter 1, Art. 8Memo 12-27-68
Section [C26-107.3] 27-136Directive 9 of 1969 *
Section [C26-108.2] 27-139Memo 8-29-69
Section [C26-108.3] 27-140 Building Notice Applications - Filing by owner and contractorDirective 7 of 1975 *
Section [C26-108.3] 27-140Memo 5-5-78
Section [C26-108.5] 27-142Memo 10-5-70
Section [C26-108.5] 27-142Memo 9-24-73 *
Section [C26-108.5] 27-142Memo 8-6-70 *
Section [C26-108.6] 27-143 Plan examination and Building Laws InterpretationsDirective 2 of 1975 *
Section [C26-108.7] 27-144Memo 1-19-72 *
Section [C26-110(a)(1)] 27-157(a)(1) SurveysDirective 12 of 1971*
Section [C26-112.0] Subchapter 1, Art. 13 Foundation PermitsMemo 8-27-69 *
Section [C26-112.3] 27-169Directive 44 of 1970 *
Section [C26-112.3] 27-169 Five-Day Notice to Owners of Adjoining Property before Foundation or EarthworkMemo 10-19-83*
Section [C26-113.2] 27-168Memo 3-16-70
Section [C26-113.2] 27-168Memo 8-6-70 *
Section [C26-113.2] 27-168Memo 10-5-70
Section [C26-113.2] 27-168Memo 9-24-73 *
Section [C26-113.3] 27-169 Five-Day Notice to Owners of Adjoining Property before DemolitionMemo 10-19-83
Section [C26-114.5] 27-176 Gas Cards & Tests of Gas PipingMemo 9-1-83 *
Section [C26-117.0] Subchapter 1, Art. 18 Equipment Use PermitsDirective 16 of 1971*
Section [C26-118.1] 27-191Memo 1-19-72 *
Section [C26-118.7] 27-197Directive 3 of 1972 *
Section [C26-120.5] 27-209Directive 15 of 1971 *
Section [C26-121.5] 27-217 Change of UseMemo 2-21-78
Section [C26-121.7] 27-219 SurveysDirective 12 of 1971 *
Section [C26-121.10] 27-222Directive 33 of 1970 *
Section [C26-123.1] 27-227Directive 3 of 1972*
Section [C26-201.0 of 1938 Code] 27-232 Mezzanine, Duplex and Split-level apartmentsMemo 3-19-74*
Section [C26-201.0 of 1938 Code] 27-232 " " " " " " "Memo 8-2-77*
Section [C26-201.0(b) of 1938 Code]Memo 10-8-68*
Section [C26-272.0 of 1938 Code] Exit signsMemo 10-24-68
Section [C26-279.0 of 1938 Code] Occupancy Group of Cellar and Basement StorageMemo 10-24-68
Buildings ofJ-2 and J-3Classification 
Section [C26-301.6] 27-242Memo 6-24-71
Section [C26-406.2] 27-306Directive 25 of 1970
Section [C26-408.1 (a)(4) 27-313(a)(4) MarqueesMemo 6-1-81
Section [C26-408.2] 27-314 Sidewalk VaultsDirective 3 of 1973*
Section [C26-409.2] 27-317 Multi-family Residential Structures within "Special Flood Hazard Areas"Memo 1-16-76*
Section [C26-502.6] 27-328 Fire Retardant Treated WoodDirective 20 of 1971
Section [C26-504.7] 27-345 Fire StoppingMemo 5-26-81
Section [C26-504.10] 27-348Directive 2 of 1970
Section [C26-504.13] 27-351 Finish Flooring in Buildings or Spaces of Construction Class 1Memo 1-11-72
Section [C26-504.13] 27-351Directive 2 of 1970
Section [C26-563.0 of 1938 Code]Directive 23 of 1959
Section [C26-603.1] 27-365 Egress - Door HardwareMemo 8-2-77*
Section [C26-603.2] 27-366Memo 3-19-74*
Section [C26-603.2] 27-366Memo 8-2-77*
Section [C26-604.4(j)] 27-371(j)Memo 1-24-72
Section [C26-604.8] 27-375(g) Required Width of Stair Landings and Swing of Stair DoorsMemo 1-26-73
Section [C26-604.8(i)(1)g] 27-375(i)(1)g Stair Enclosures in Multiple DwellingsMemo 11-18-76
Section [C26-604.9] 27-376 Construction and Location of Exterior Steps - One or Two Family DwellingsDirective 26 of 1970
Section [C26-605.1] 27-381 Emergency Lighting Compliance ProceduresMemo 6-16-87
Section [C26-605.2] 27-382 " " " " " " "Memo 6-16-87
Section [C26-606.1] (correction) 27-383Memo 4-3-73
Section [C26-607.2] 27-389 Designation of Required Means of EgressMemo 2-21-78
Section 27-493(b) Safety Precautions for Swimming Pools, Clarification ofMemo 4-11-91
Section [C26-717.1] 27-509 Special Planning Community Preservation DistrictsMemo 12-2-74
Section [C26-906.2] 27-579Memo 2-23-72*
Section [C26-1101.0] Subchapter 11, Art. 2Directive 34 of 1970
Section [C26-1103.2} 27-676 Soil InspectionsDirective 15 of 1971*
Section [C26-1103.2] 27-676Directive 1 of 1973*
Section [C26-1112.5] 27-723 Soil InspectionsDirective 15 of 1971*
Section [C26-1202.2] 27-733Memo 8-25-80
Section [C26-1205.5] 27-749 Mezzanine, Duplex and Split-level apartmentsMemo 3-19-74*
Section [C26-1205.5] 27-749 " " " " " " "Memo 8-2-77*
Section [C26-1206.3] 27-754 Fresh Air RequirementsLetter 2-26-73*
Section [C26-1225.0 of 1938 Code]Memo 3-29-71 *
Section [C26-1355.0 of 1938 Code]Memo 6-1-71*
Section 27-777.01(a)(2) Smoke Control - Corridors of HospitalsMemo 12-10-87
Section 27-777.02 Ventilation of Existing J-1 BuildingsMemo 12-10-87
Section [C26-1600.9] 27-904 Gas Cards & Tests of Gas PipingMemo 9-1-83*
Section [C26-1606.3(b)] 27-921(b)Memo 11-29-77
Section [C26-1606.4(d)] 27-922(d) Gas Cards & Tests of Gas PipingMemo 9-1-83*
Section [C26-1700.1] 27-923 Fire Protection Systems - Building Code InterpretationsMemo 12-1-81*
Section [C26-1701.2(a)] 27-931 Fire Protection Systems - Building Code InterpretationsMemo 12-1-81*
Section [C26-1702.16(b)(1)] 27-947(b)(1) Fire Protection Systems - Building Code InterpretationsMemo 12-1-81*
Section [C26-1702.16(b)(2)] 27-947(b)(1) " " " "Memo 12-1-81*
Section [C26-1703.8(a)] 27-961(a) " " " "Memo 12-1-81*
Section [C26-1703.9(e)] 27-962(e) " " " "Memo 12-1-81*
Section [C26-1704.5(f)(9(d] 27-972(f)(9)dDirective 10 of 1975
Section [C26-1704.5(g)(8)d] 27-972(g)(8)dDirective 10 of 1975
Section [C26-1704.5(h)] 27-972(h)Directive 11 of 1975
Section 27-972(j)(2) Existing Low Rise HotelsLetter 11-6-87
Section [C26-1704.8(b)(7)] 27-975(b)(7)Directive 10 of 1975
Section [C26-1705] Subchapter 17, Art. 6 Smoke Detecting DevicesMemo 12-23-81
Section [C26-1800.8] 27-989Directive 14 of 1969*
Section [C26-1802.0] Subchapter 18, Art. 3Directive 10 of 1970*
Section [C26-1900] Subchapter 19, Art. 1Memo 1-7-76
Section [C26-1902.1] 27-1026 Walls Adjacent to Demolition SitesDirective 1 of 1979*
Excavations 
Section [C26-1905.2] 27-1037 Walls Adjacent to Demolition SitesDirective 1 of 1979*
Section [C26-1905.4] 27-1039 Use of Mechanical Means for DemolitionDirective 10 of 1973*
Section [C26-1909.3] 27-1056Directive 19 of 1969*
Section [C26-1909.4] 27-1057Directive 19 of 1969*
ADULT ESTABLISHMENTS 
Zoning CompliancePPN 12-15-94 (Rev. 1-3-95)*
Applications and Complaint ProcedurePPN 10-25-96*
Places of Worship/ChurchesPPN 10-25-96*
Measuring the 500' Distance RequirementPPN 10-25-96*
Filing ProcessPPN 12-27-95*
ADULT USES (SEE "ZONING").
AGENCIES (See "INSPECTION AGENCIES, PRIVATE") 
AIR POLLUTION CONTROL (Also See "FIREPROOFING") 
 Memo 12-15-70*
 Memo 10-8-71
 Memo 10-28-71
Fuel Burning EquipmentMemo 11-15-73
AIR SUPPORTED STRUCTURES 
Fees, Temporary C of OMemo 12-17-74
AMENDMENTS TO APPLICATIONS (SEE "PLAN EXAMINATION") 
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (SEE "PHYSICAL DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH") 
Minor Alterations 
Americans with Disabilities ActPPN 5-17-93*
AMMUNITION 
Storage . . . . . . .Memo 10-18-74*
AMUSEMENT ARCADES (SEE "ZONING") 
AMUSEMENT MACHINES 
Accessory Coin or Token OperatedPPN 5-22-96*
AMUSEMENT RIDES (SEE "ELEVATORS") 
APPLICATIONS 
Extensions of ApprovalDirective 17 of 1971*
Bulk Filing of Plumbing Repair Approval ApplicationsMemo 10-6-89*
Custody of Application Folders for which Building Permits have not been IssuedPPN 12-4-90*
Plumbing Repair ApplicationsMemo 10-9-91*
Mail-in/Drop-off Procedure for Alteration Filings for 1, 2, and 3 Family HousesMemo 6-18-93
APPEALS (Also See "RECONSIDERATION") 
To Bd. Stds. & Appeals and City Planning CommissionDirective 7 of 1970*
To the Borough CommissionersMemo 5-2-72
Interpretations, Consultations and ReconsiderationsDirective 1 of 1985*
ARREST PROCEDURES 
Arrest ProceduresPPN 10-25-91*
ARSON 
Arson Strike ForceMemo 8-10-83
ART COMMISSION 
Demolition PermitsDirective 2 of 1978
Demolition PermitsDirective 2 of 1978 (rev. 11-24-78)*
ASBESTOS 
Asbestos FormsMemo 3-13-87* S
Filing Requirements for Asbestos Related WorkMemo 6-8-87 S
Asbestos ProcedureMemo 7-6-87* S
Asbestos FilingPPN 1-20-88 S
Asbestos - Forms ACP-5 and ACP-7Memo 2-16-88
Filing of Asbestos FormsMemo 3-14-89
Asbestos FeesMemo 9-13-89
Seal Requirements for ACP-5 FormsMemo 9-10-90
ACP-5 Photocopying (Asbestos)PPN 8-8-91
ASBESTOS SPRAY-ON (See "FIREPROOFING") 
ASSAULTS 
ATTIC SPACE (SEE "ZONING") 
AUTOMOBILE LAUNDRIES (SEE "ZONING") 
AUTOMOBILE RENTAL ESTABLISHMENTS (SEE "ZONING") 
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE STATION (SEE "ZONING") 
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE STATION 
Retail Convenience Stores, Accessory to (U.G. 6)PPN 4-15-94*
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