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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 BSA Memo 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 uses Memo 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 21/68 Memo 9-30-68 *
After hour variance procedures Memo 12-10-1987*
Scheduled construction inspections PPN 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 O PPN 5-17-1993
Quality Housing Data Sheet PPN 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] 26-214 Directive 20 of 1969
Section [C26-34.0] 26-214 Memo 9-19-69
Section [C26-34.0] 26-214 Memo 10-26-70
Section [C26-80.0] thru [84.0] 26-235 thru 243 Memo 5-29-78 *
Section [C26-80.0] 26-235 Dismissal of Unsafe Building Orders . . . . . . . . . . Memo 12-14-1978 *
Section [C26-85.5] 26-246 Memo 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 5 Memo 4-7-70
Section [C26-100.5] 27-105 Applicability of 1968 Code to Construction Directive 10 of 1972*
Section [C26-103.0] 27-114 " " " " " " " . Directive 10 of 1972*
Section [C26-104.2] 27-125 Memo 2-3-75 *
Section [C26-104.2] 27-125 Blocking Cellar Windows - Ordinary Repairs Memo 10-28-76
Section [C26-104.2] 27-125 Celotex Ceilings, etc. Memo 2-23-77
Section [C26-106.0] Art. 7 Memo 12-27-68
Section [C26-106.1] 27-130 Directive 1 of 1970 A*
Section [C26-106.2] 27-131 Directive 1 of 1970 A*
Section [C26-106.2(d) 27-131(d) Swimming Pools Memo 2-15-78
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132 Controlled Inspection Directive 9 of 1969 *
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132 Memo 12-12-69 *A
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132 Directive 1 of 1970 A *
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132 Soil Inspections Directive 15 of 1971 *
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132 Controlled Inspection Guidelines Directive 7 of 1973 *
Section [C26-106.3(a)] 27-132(a) Controlled Inspection Memo 1-7-80
Section [C26-106.3] 27-132 Controlled Inspection of Certain Alterations Memo 7-14-80
Section [C26-106.4] 27-133 Directive 1 of 1970 A *
Section [C26-107.0] Subchapter 1, Art. 8 Memo 12-27-68
Section [C26-107.3] 27-136 Directive 9 of 1969 *
Section [C26-108.2] 27-139 Memo 8-29-69
Section [C26-108.3] 27-140 Building Notice Applications - Filing by owner and contractor Directive 7 of 1975 *
Section [C26-108.3] 27-140 Memo 5-5-78
Section [C26-108.5] 27-142 Memo 10-5-70
Section [C26-108.5] 27-142 Memo 9-24-73 *
Section [C26-108.5] 27-142 Memo 8-6-70 *
Section [C26-108.6] 27-143 Plan examination and Building Laws Interpretations Directive 2 of 1975 *
Section [C26-108.7] 27-144 Memo 1-19-72 *
Section [C26-110(a)(1)] 27-157(a)(1) Surveys Directive 12 of 1971*
Section [C26-112.0] Subchapter 1, Art. 13 Foundation Permits Memo 8-27-69 *
Section [C26-112.3] 27-169 Directive 44 of 1970 *
Section [C26-112.3] 27-169 Five-Day Notice to Owners of Adjoining Property before Foundation or Earthwork Memo 10-19-83*
Section [C26-113.2] 27-168 Memo 3-16-70
Section [C26-113.2] 27-168 Memo 8-6-70 *
Section [C26-113.2] 27-168 Memo 10-5-70
Section [C26-113.2] 27-168 Memo 9-24-73 *
Section [C26-113.3] 27-169 Five-Day Notice to Owners of Adjoining Property before Demolition Memo 10-19-83
Section [C26-114.5] 27-176 Gas Cards & Tests of Gas Piping Memo 9-1-83 *
Section [C26-117.0] Subchapter 1, Art. 18 Equipment Use Permits Directive 16 of 1971*
Section [C26-118.1] 27-191 Memo 1-19-72 *
Section [C26-118.7] 27-197 Directive 3 of 1972 *
Section [C26-120.5] 27-209 Directive 15 of 1971 *
Section [C26-121.5] 27-217 Change of Use Memo 2-21-78
Section [C26-121.7] 27-219 Surveys Directive 12 of 1971 *
Section [C26-121.10] 27-222 Directive 33 of 1970 *
Section [C26-123.1] 27-227 Directive 3 of 1972*
Section [C26-201.0 of 1938 Code] 27-232 Mezzanine, Duplex and Split-level apartments Memo 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 signs Memo 10-24-68
Section [C26-279.0 of 1938 Code] Occupancy Group of Cellar and Basement Storage Memo 10-24-68
Buildings ofJ-2 and J-3Classification  
Section [C26-301.6] 27-242 Memo 6-24-71
Section [C26-406.2] 27-306 Directive 25 of 1970
Section [C26-408.1 (a)(4) 27-313(a)(4) Marquees Memo 6-1-81
Section [C26-408.2] 27-314 Sidewalk Vaults Directive 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 Wood Directive 20 of 1971
Section [C26-504.7] 27-345 Fire Stopping Memo 5-26-81
Section [C26-504.10] 27-348 Directive 2 of 1970
Section [C26-504.13] 27-351 Finish Flooring in Buildings or Spaces of Construction Class 1 Memo 1-11-72
Section [C26-504.13] 27-351 Directive 2 of 1970
Section [C26-563.0 of 1938 Code] Directive 23 of 1959
Section [C26-603.1] 27-365 Egress - Door Hardware Memo 8-2-77*
Section [C26-603.2] 27-366 Memo 3-19-74*
Section [C26-603.2] 27-366 Memo 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 Doors Memo 1-26-73
Section [C26-604.8(i)(1)g] 27-375(i)(1)g Stair Enclosures in Multiple Dwellings Memo 11-18-76
Section [C26-604.9] 27-376 Construction and Location of Exterior Steps - One or Two Family Dwellings Directive 26 of 1970
Section [C26-605.1] 27-381 Emergency Lighting Compliance Procedures Memo 6-16-87
Section [C26-605.2] 27-382 " " " " " " " Memo 6-16-87
Section [C26-606.1] (correction) 27-383 Memo 4-3-73
Section [C26-607.2] 27-389 Designation of Required Means of Egress Memo 2-21-78
Section 27-493(b) Safety Precautions for Swimming Pools, Clarification of Memo 4-11-91
Section [C26-717.1] 27-509 Special Planning Community Preservation Districts Memo 12-2-74
Section [C26-906.2] 27-579 Memo 2-23-72*
Section [C26-1101.0] Subchapter 11, Art. 2 Directive 34 of 1970
Section [C26-1103.2} 27-676 Soil Inspections Directive 15 of 1971*
Section [C26-1103.2] 27-676 Directive 1 of 1973*
Section [C26-1112.5] 27-723 Soil Inspections Directive 15 of 1971*
Section [C26-1202.2] 27-733 Memo 8-25-80
Section [C26-1205.5] 27-749 Mezzanine, Duplex and Split-level apartments Memo 3-19-74*
Section [C26-1205.5] 27-749 " " " " " " " Memo 8-2-77*
Section [C26-1206.3] 27-754 Fresh Air Requirements Letter 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 Hospitals Memo 12-10-87
Section 27-777.02 Ventilation of Existing J-1 Buildings Memo 12-10-87
Section [C26-1600.9] 27-904 Gas Cards & Tests of Gas Piping Memo 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 Piping Memo 9-1-83*
Section [C26-1700.1] 27-923 Fire Protection Systems - Building Code Interpretations Memo 12-1-81*
Section [C26-1701.2(a)] 27-931 Fire Protection Systems - Building Code Interpretations Memo 12-1-81*
Section [C26-1702.16(b)(1)] 27-947(b)(1) Fire Protection Systems - Building Code Interpretations Memo 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)d Directive 10 of 1975
Section [C26-1704.5(g)(8)d] 27-972(g)(8)d Directive 10 of 1975
Section [C26-1704.5(h)] 27-972(h) Directive 11 of 1975
Section 27-972(j)(2) Existing Low Rise Hotels Letter 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 Devices Memo 12-23-81
Section [C26-1800.8] 27-989 Directive 14 of 1969*
Section [C26-1802.0] Subchapter 18, Art. 3 Directive 10 of 1970*
Section [C26-1900] Subchapter 19, Art. 1 Memo 1-7-76
Section [C26-1902.1] 27-1026 Walls Adjacent to Demolition Sites Directive 1 of 1979*
Excavations  
Section [C26-1905.2] 27-1037 Walls Adjacent to Demolition Sites Directive 1 of 1979*
Section [C26-1905.4] 27-1039 Use of Mechanical Means for Demolition Directive 10 of 1973*
Section [C26-1909.3] 27-1056 Directive 19 of 1969*
Section [C26-1909.4] 27-1057 Directive 19 of 1969*
ADULT ESTABLISHMENTS  
Zoning Compliance PPN 12-15-94 (Rev. 1-3-95)*
Applications and Complaint Procedure PPN 10-25-96*
Places of Worship/Churches PPN 10-25-96*
Measuring the 500' Distance Requirement PPN 10-25-96*
Filing Process PPN 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 Equipment Memo 11-15-73
AIR SUPPORTED STRUCTURES  
Fees, Temporary C of O Memo 12-17-74
AMENDMENTS TO APPLICATIONS (SEE "PLAN EXAMINATION")  
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (SEE "PHYSICAL DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH")  
Minor Alterations  
Americans with Disabilities Act PPN 5-17-93*
AMMUNITION  
Storage . . . . . . . Memo 10-18-74*
AMUSEMENT ARCADES (SEE "ZONING")  
AMUSEMENT MACHINES  
Accessory Coin or Token Operated PPN 5-22-96*
AMUSEMENT RIDES (SEE "ELEVATORS")  
APPLICATIONS  
Extensions of Approval Directive 17 of 1971*
Bulk Filing of Plumbing Repair Approval Applications Memo 10-6-89*
Custody of Application Folders for which Building Permits have not been Issued PPN 12-4-90*
Plumbing Repair Applications Memo 10-9-91*
Mail-in/Drop-off Procedure for Alteration Filings for 1, 2, and 3 Family Houses Memo 6-18-93
APPEALS (Also See "RECONSIDERATION")  
To Bd. Stds. & Appeals and City Planning Commission Directive 7 of 1970*
To the Borough Commissioners Memo 5-2-72
Interpretations, Consultations and Reconsiderations Directive 1 of 1985*
ARREST PROCEDURES  
Arrest Procedures PPN 10-25-91*
ARSON  
Arson Strike Force Memo 8-10-83
ART COMMISSION  
Demolition Permits Directive 2 of 1978
Demolition Permits Directive 2 of 1978 (rev. 11-24-78)*
ASBESTOS  
Asbestos Forms Memo 3-13-87* S
Filing Requirements for Asbestos Related Work Memo 6-8-87 S
Asbestos Procedure Memo 7-6-87* S
Asbestos Filing PPN 1-20-88 S
Asbestos - Forms ACP-5 and ACP-7 Memo 2-16-88
Filing of Asbestos Forms Memo 3-14-89
Asbestos Fees Memo 9-13-89
Seal Requirements for ACP-5 Forms Memo 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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