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2014 Buildings Bulletins

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2014 Buildings Bulletins
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Issuance
Date

Type/
Bulletin #

Relevant Code Sections

Purpose

January 9, 2014

Technical/
Buildings Bulletin
2014-001

ZR 12-10 (definition of “Zoning Lot”)
ZR 12-10 (definition of “Street”)
ZR 12-10 (definition of “Street Line”)
GCL 35
GCL 36

To clarify when privately owned mapped streets can be used for zoning purposes.

January 10, 2014

OTCR/
Buildings Bulletin
2014-002

AC 28-113
PC 1101.10
Table PC 1102.4

This document establishes acceptance criteria for corrugated polypropylene piping and fittings used for storm sewer pipe as an alternative to code prescribed polyethylene piping and fittings referenced in the 2008 NYC Construction Codes.

January 27, 2014

Operational/
Buildings Bulletin
2014-003

AC 28-113
AC 28-408
AC 28-410
EC 27-3014
BC 1704.2.2
1 RCNY 101-06
1 RCNY 101-12
TPPN 6/88
BB 2011-009
NYS Executive Law Art. 18, Sect. 383(c)
Title 19 NYCRR Part 1209

This bulletin clarifies the process for inspecting, monitoring and certifying modular units.

March 6, 2014

Technical/
Buildings Bulletin
2014-004

MC 607.3.2.1
MC 606.2
BC 907.11

This document clarifies when a redundant smoke detector required by section MC 607.3.2.1, Item 1, may be omitted.

March 18, 2014

OTCR/
Buildings Bulletin
2014-005

AC 28-113
BC 907
BC Q106

This document establishes acceptance criteria for a video image smoke detection system as an alternative system to the 2008 NYC Construction Codes.

April 9, 2014

Operational/
Buildings Bulletin
2014-006

AC 28-101.4
BC 403.5.2
BC 3310
LL 141/2013

This bulletin clarifies when to apply the 2008 Construction Codes or the 2014 Construction Codes to new buildings, alterations, partial demolitions and full demolitions, including the applicable provisions of Chapter BC 33 (Safeguards During Construction or Demolition).

June 11, 2014

Technical/
Buildings Bulletin
2014-007

LL 112/2013
AC 28-312.4
AC 312.5
BC 907.2
AC 27-978
AC 27-979
AC 27-980
AC 27-981

This document clarifies the requirements for smoke alarms under Local Law 112 of 2013.

July 1, 2014

Technical/
Buildings Bulletin
2014-008

BC 1713.1 (2008 Code)
BC 1714.1 (2014 Code)
RS 10-8
BC 3502

This document identifies which reference standards and test methods are acceptable for the determination of allowable tension stresses in wood parallel to the grain.

July 25, 2014

Operational/
Buildings Bulletin
2014-009

AC 28-116
BC Chapter 17
1 RCNY 101-06
LL 141/2013
LL 41/2012
BC 1704.12
BC 1704.18
BC 1704.20.5
BC 1704.32

This bulletin clarifies when to apply special inspection requirements of the 2008 and the 2014 Construction Codes.

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