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Index of Directives, Memorandums and Policy & Procedures

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

DISCLAIMER

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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EARTHQUAKE 
Earthquake (Natural Disaster) Contingency Action Plan GuidelinesPPN 1-25-91 *
Earthquake Code (LL 17/95)PPN 8-8-95 *
Application of Side Yard Regulations for Compliance withPPN 2-9-96 *
"Building Separations" - Requirement of Local Law 17/95 
Earthquake Code (LL 17/95) - EnlargementsPPN 3-29-96 *
EASEMENT AND RESTRICTIVE DECLARATION FORMS 
Sample Forms
Memo 11-13-87
Light and Air Easement * 
Fire Egress Easement * 
Lot Line Window Declaration * 
Caretaker's Apartment Declaration * 
Driveway Declaration * 
Party Wall Easement Agreement * 
Sewer Easement (New Development) * 
EASEMENTS 
Required Easements and DeclarationsPPN 1-15-92 *
EATING & DRINKING PLACES 
 Directive 16 of 1969
Uniform Criteria for New Use or Increase of PersonsDirective 1 of 1977 *
EDUCATIONAL CONSTRUCTION FUND PROJECTS 
 Memo 2-25-72
EGRESS (SEE "EXITS" & "STAIRS") 
ELECTRIC METERS 
Additional Electric Meters in One, Two and Three Family DwellingsPPN 9-3-91 *
Updating Electrical Metering Restrictions in One, Two, Three and Four Family HomesPPN 8-24-92 *
ELECTRONIC COMPUTER COMPUTATIONS 
Rules Relating to Structural Designes Based on Electronic Computer ComputationsMemo 7-28-71
 Memo 10-7-71
 Memo 11-18-71 *
Pre-qualified ProgramsMemo 11-19-73 *
ELEVATORS 
Discontinuance of DumbwaitersDirective 3 of 1964 *
Window Cleaning Scaffolds - Section 202 Labor LawDirective 35 of 1970 *
Repair of Fire Damage and General Maintenance 
Local Law 5 of 1973 - RS 17-3B Modified Fire Alarm Signal SystemsDirective 15 of 1974 *
Signs at Landings LL 5/73Directive 16 of 1974
Building Notice Applications - Filing Owner and Contractor Section [C26-108.3] 27-140Directive 7 of 1975 *
Local Law 5/73 and Wire InsulationDirective 9 of 1975 *
Composite Violation FormsMemo 1-14-75 *
Holeless Hydraulic Passenger Elevator 
Final Cost Affidavit by Owner Prior to Issuance of a Final Certificate of Occupancy 
Of the Issuance of a Letter of Completion Alteration ApplicationsDirective 2 of 1977 *
Periodic Elevator InspectionsMemo 5-31-77
Elevator Removed Directive 15/75 - AmendedMemo 6-28-77 *
FilingMemo 9-14-77
City Housing AuthorityLetter 11-21-77
Out of Service Elevator LandingsMemo 3-12-81
Removed, Dismantled and not-in-use Elevator - Directive 15/75 AmendedMemo 10-26-81
Elevator Inspection Agency Report FeesMemo 1-26-82
Elevator Code Divisions relating to the HandicappedMemo 3-8-82
Teflon Wire in Elevator ShaftMemo 9-22-82
Use of Oil Buffers for Elevator InstallationLetter 6-11-84 *
Locks on Elevator Hoistway DoorMemo 8-6-84 *
Locks on Elevators or Elevator Hoistway Doors or Elevator VestibulesMemo 2-11-87
Elevator Division Plan Approval & PermitsMemo 1-4-88
Required Elevator Openings as per ANSI A117.1-1986 (LL 58/87)Memo 10-6-88
Elevator Replacement / ModificationMemo 11-7-88 *
Elevator Plan ExaminationMemo 11-7-88 *
Amusement Ride Inspections Referrals to the Construction DivisionMemo 8-24-89
Elevators: Inspectional DutiesMemo 8-31-89 *
Fireman's ServiceMemo 11-17-89
Issuance of Cease Use Orders for Elevators, Personnel Hoists, Escalators and Moving WalksPPN 4-23-90 *
Phase II Emergency in-Car Operation Fireman's Service (Re: Elev. Applications)Memo 6-20-90
Elevators with Phase II Emergency In-Car Operations/Fireman's ServiceMemo 11-2-90
Elevator Replacement ModificationPPN 12-10-90
Elevator Vestibules - LL 16/84Letter 4-17-91 *
Retroactive Provisions of RS 18-1 (Elevator Code) in Existing Elevators,Memo 8-12-91
Escalators and Moving Walkways 
Clarification of the Requirements of Smoke Detectors for Elevator Recall -PPN 6-26-92
Rule 211.3b of RS 18-1Memo 11-17-89
Local Law 10/81 Violation Dismissal ProceduresPPN 6-1-92 *
Certificate of Competency for Amusement Ride OperatorPPN 3-1-93 *
Professional Certification of Elevator Applications and PlansPPN 6-26-96 *
Elevator Service in Interim Multiple DwellingLetter 12-12-95
EMERGENCY CONTRACTS 
Executive Order No. 2 1-21-70 
EMERGENCY DEMOLITIONS (SEE "DEMOLITIONS") 
EMERGENCY DESK 
TelephoneMemo 8-9-73
TelephoneMemo 9-26-75
Instructions for InspectorsMemo 9-26-75
Working Hours & Tours of DutyDirective 3 of 1980 *
EMERGENCY GENERATORS (SEE "GENERATORS") 
EMERGENCY LIGHTING 
Emergency Lighting for Places of AssemblyDirective 5 of 1979 *
Emergency LightingMemo 2-19-81 *
Emergency Lighting in Exits and Access FacilitiesMemo 1-20-87 *
Emergency Power SystemsMemo 2-11-87
Emergency Lighting Compliance ProceduresMemo 6-16-87
Emergency Generator Storage TankLetter 7-3-89
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES (ALSO SEE "RELOCATION" & "VACATE ORDERS" 
ENCLOSURES (Boiler Room) 
 Memo 8-26-71
Boiler Room Enclosures Sec. 65 MDLMemo9-13-71
Boiler Room VentilationMemo 12-21-77 *
ENVIRONMENT 
Review of Major ProjectsDirective 11 of 1973 *
Information Sheets to E.P.A.Memo 9-10-73 *
Indirect Source Permit for Parking FacilitiesMemo 7-23-76 *
Review of Major ProjectsDirective 6 of 1970 *
EQUIPMENT USE PERMITS 
Directive 16 of 1971 *
At DemolitionDirective 10 of 1973 *
Directive 16/71 ModifiedMemo 6-26-74 *
Revised Forms 25 & 25AMemo 10-31-74 S
Emergency Diesel Oil GeneratorsMemo 12-30-74
Emergency Diesel Oil GeneratorsMemo 1-15-75 S
Modification 2 to Directive No. 16/71Memo 4-12-76
ETHICS (ALSO SEE "GRATUITIES").
Inquiries Relating to Incompetence or Misconduct of EmployeesMemo 6-23-69 *
Reporting Incidents of Corruption and WrongdoingMemo 7-21-76 *
EXCAVATIONS.
Protection of Adj. PropertyDirective 44 of 1970 A
Spec. Transit Auth. DistrictMemo 11-29-74
EXIT SIGNS.
In FactoriesDirective 37 of 1967
 Memo 10-24-68
 Directive 2 of 1969
Large Retail StoresMemo 11-3-77 *
EXITS (ALSO SEE "STAIRS").
MD - SECTION 52 Subdiv. 8Memo 9-27-68
Large Retail StoresMemo 12-3-73 *
Supermarket "Cart Corrals"Memo 12-10-74 *
Large Retail StoresMemo 11-1-78
Exterior Rolling ShuttersLetter 2-3-84
Lighting in Exits and Their "Access Facilities"Memo 2-19-86 S *
Emergency Exit LightsLetter 3-28-88
Emergency Exit Lights in New Multiple DwellingsMemo 4-10-91
Remote Exits from a Place of AssemblyMemo 7-8-91 *
EXPEDITERS 
Registration of ExpeditersPPN 10-10-91 *
EXPEDITES (SEE "PLAN EXAMINATION") 
EXTERIOR WALLS 
Permissible Openings in,Memo 12-11-87 *
EXTERMINATION (SEE "DEMOLITION") 
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