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Index of Directives, Memorandums and Policy & 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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FACADES 
Alteration Work on Facades of Major Buildings - Site Safety ProgramsPPN 8-29-91 *
FACTORY BUILDINGS 
Interior Fire Alarm in Factory BuildingsLtr. 1-7-88
FEES 
Places of Assembly Section [C-.0] 27-214Directive 20 of 1969
Fee for Title Searches in the matter U.B.Memo 5-28-69
Local Law 45 of 1969Memo 8-29-69
Search Inspections [C26-34.0] 27-214Memo 9-19-69
Waiver ofMemo 6-25-70
Signs beyond street linesMemo 8-25-70
Sidewalk ShedsMemo 10-20-70
Place of AssemblyMemo 10-26-70
Elevators (corrected)Directive 11 of 1971 *
Amusement DevicesMemo 3-16-71
ElevatorsMemo 8-11-71 *
Deposit for Drop CurbsMemo 10-14-71
Cost of Alterations Estimating FeeMemo 12-22-71 *
Educational Const. Fund Proj.Memo 2-25-72
Hoists, Scaffolds, & Out-riggersMemo 3-7-72
Urban Renewal AreasMemo 1-26-73
Unredeemable ChecksMemo 5-1-73
Waste Disposal , Termination of Col. FeesMemo 7-5-73
Sanitation DepartmentMemo 10-10-73
Crane on-site InspectionMemo 10-11-73 *
Waiver Subpoena Duces TecumMemo 4-22-74
Air Supported StructuresMemo 12-17-74
Manual of Bldg. App. Fees AmendedMemo 1-16-75
Renewal of LicensesMemo 4-7-75 S *
Uncollected License, Permit & InspectionMemo 8-22-75
Request for Back Fee InformationMemo 10-27-75
"Manual of Bldg. App. Fees of 1/75" Amended toMemo 5-2-86
Housing Development Fund CompanyMemo 2-6-76
Cost of Alterations "Sweat Equity" projectsMemo 4-8-76
Enclosure of an Oil TankMemo 9-16-76
Place of Assembly Permit Renewal FeesMemo 12-1-76 *
Place of Assembly GuidelinesMemo 3-7-77
Illuminated SignsMemo 6-22-77 *
Local Law 91/81 (Intro# 1056 A)Memo 12-31-81 *
Fee Exemptions for City-Owned Properties - - See also MemoMemo 9-26-84
Exemption from City Fees for Clinton Housing Development Corp.Memo 8-23-84 S
Fees and Renewals of LicensesMemo 6-12-87 *
Increase in Inspection and Alteration Permit FeesMemo 7-7-87
Fee Exemption DeterminationMemo 11-7-88 S *
Exemption for Foreign Governments from Filing FeesMemo 5-1-89 S
Telephone Inquiries Filing Requirements / FeeMemo 5-9-89
Bulk Filing of Plumbing Repair Approval ApplicationMemo 10-6-89 *
Notice of Fee ChangesMemo 7-19-90
Collecting Fees on Plumbing Jobs Filed under BISLetter 8-31-90
Fee Exemption Determination and Acceptable Proof of Fee Exempt StatusPPN 6-6-91 *
Fee for Temporary Certificate of OccupancyPPN 11-7-91 *
Fee Exemption Determination and Acceptable Proof of Fee Exempt StatusPPN 1-6-93 *
School Construction Authority - Procedure to Accept Fees for Jobs Filed byPPN 7-16-93
SCA for work done in Privately Owned Buildings 
FENCES 
Community Preservation DistrictMemo 12-2-74
FINISHES 
 Directive 2 of 1970 S
Construction Class 1 FlooringMemo 1-11-72 S
FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS (SEE "LOCAL LAW NO. 5 OF 1973" & "FIRE SAFETY") 
HUD Required Fire Alarm SystemsMemo 6-30-82
Interior Fire Alarm in Factory BuildingsLetter 1-7-88
Strobes in Mini-Class E Fire Alarm Systems (LL 58/87) Fire Alarm SystemLetter 7-24-89
and Smoke Detector System 
Modified Class J-1Letter 7-26-89
Mini-Class E Fire Alarm Systems, Enforcing Requirements forMemo 8-7-89
TFFN Type WiringLetter 5-29-91
Use of Type TFFN/TFN Wiring for Interior Fire Alarm SystemPPN 7-26-91
Filing Procedure forPPN 2-4-91 *
Fire Alarm Code Interpretation Advisory CommitteeMemo 11-9-92
Existing Approved Class E and Modified Class E Fire Alarm Systems: Extension of A and B Speaker Circuits in Lieu of Speaker Supervision in Existing High-Rise Office BuildingsPPN 2-26-93 *
Use of Non-Coded Manual Fire Alarm Pull Stations in a Coded Fire Alarm SystemPPN 5-19-93
Fire Alarm Code Interpretations Advisory CommitteePPN 7-21-93 *
Class E Fire Alarm Systems Installed in Other than Class E OccupancyPPN 7-28-93 *
Fire Alarm Sending Stations and Sounding Devices in Correction FacilitiesPPN 6-15-94
Under the Jurisdiction of the Department of Correction, NYC 
Standards for the Installation of Visual AlarmsPPN 8-30-94
Acceptance of Fire Alarm Cables for Use in New York CityPPN 5-9-95 *
"Grace Period" for the Use of Fluoropolymer "Teflon Equivalent" CablesPPN 5-9-95 *
Previously Accepted by the Department 
Using of Fluoropolymer "Teflon" Type Cabling/Wiring in Fire Alarm SystemsPPN 5-9-95 *
FIRE DAMAGE 
RepairDirective 1 of 1972S *
Filing & Examination (L.P.G.)Directive 7 of 1974S *
FIRE DAMPERS 
Fire Dampers In One Hour Rated wallMemo 3-12-82
Non-Combustible Ducts (RE: Fire Dampers)Letter 9-7-89
Fire and Smoke Damper Requirements in Occupancy Group (H-2)Letter 6-5-90
Fire Dampers in Class E BuildingsLetter 1-11-91
Fire Dampers in Local Law 5/73Letter 11-7-91
FIRE DEPARTMENT 
 Memo 3-13-69
 Memo 3-23-70
ReferralsMemo 10-10-72
Cooperation in Enforcement LL 5/73Memo 7-16-73
Permits for Bd. Of Ed. Labs & Chemical StorageMemo 10-29-75 *
Fuel Oil StorageMemo 9-27-77
Certificates of OccupancyMemo 11-13-78
Fire Department Inspection Procedures in Class "E" BuildingsMemo 9-20-88 *
Forwarding Standpipe Documents to Fire DepartmentPPN 5-1-91
FIRE ESCAPES (ALSO SEE "RULES & REGULATIONS") 
DemolitionDirective 18 of 1956
FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS 
Inspection and TestMemo 5-17-74
Gas CardsMemo 2-4-75 *
Range hood InstallationsMemo 6-28-85
Application for Non-Water Fire Suppression Systems (Halon, Ansul, etc.)Memo 7-9-87
Installation of Fire Suppression Systems - LL 55/89PPN 8-9-91 *
FIRE GUARDS 
 Memo 5-24-68
FIRE LIMITS (SEE "FRAME ENLARGEMENTS") 
FIRE PROTECTION PLAN 
SubmissionMemo 12-8-80 *
SubmissionDirective 1 of 1981 *
Review Memo1-10-84
Interpretation of Local Law #16/84Letter 2-13-86
Fire Protection Plan and Fire Safety PlanMemo 12-5-86
Residential Hotel Review -- LL 16/84 and LL 16/87Mevmo 2-1-88 *
Fire Protection Plan ReviewMemo 7-31-89
J-1 Classification under LL 16/84 and LL 16/87Memo 10-23-89
Elevator Vestibules -- 16/84Letter 4-17-91 *
Floor & Stair SignsPPN 7-24-92
FIRE RESISTANCE CONSTRUCTION 
 Memo 4-7-70
FIRE RETARDANT WOOD 
 Directive 20 of 1971
 Memo 3-27-72
Fire Retardant-Treated woodMemo 10-19-89
FIRE SAFETY (ALSO SEE "LOCAL LAW NO. 5 OF 1973"," FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS") 
High Rise Office BuildingsDirective 4 of 1973 *
Fire Tower, Re-entry (LL 5/73)Directive 8 of 1974
Sprinklers, LL 5/73Directive 9 of 1974
Stairs & Elevator Signs (LL 5/73)Directive 10 of 1974
Compliance Procedure (LL 5/73)Directive 11 of 1974 *
Compliance ApplicationsDirective 13 of 1974 *
Reconsiderations by Dir. Spec. Proj. (LL 5/73)Memo 4-30-74
Fire Alarm, Detection & Extinguishing EquipmentMemo 3-9-79
LL 5/73 Amended by LL 26/75Memo 3-30-79 *
LL 5/73 Amended by LL 84/79 and 86/79Memo 12-31-79 *
Sprinklers, Fire Alarms & Emergency LightingMemo 12-31-81
Compliance of LL 5/73 in Existing Office BuildingsMemo 5-13-86
Fire Safety Requirements in Existing Buildings for a Change of UseMemo 6-8-87 *
or Occupancy Group as Per §27-118 [C26-103.4] 
Low-Rise HotelsLetter 11-6-87
Smoke Control-Corridors of HospitalsMemo 12-10-87
Fire Alarm System and Smoke Detector System, Modified Class J-1Letter 7-26-89
Strobes in Mini-Class E Fire Alarm Systems (LL 58/87)Letter 7-24-89
Mini-Class E Fire Alarm Systems, Enforcing Requirements forMemo 8-7-89
Firemen's Service - Elevators Memo 11-17-89 2615Laminated Wood "I" BeamsPPN 8-19-92 *
FIRE STANDPIPE (SEE "STANDPIPE") 
FIRE TOWERS (SEE "FIRE SAFETY" & "LOCAL LAW NO. 5 OF 1973") 
FIREPROOFING (ALSO SEE "AIR POLLUTION CONTROL") 
Spray-onMemo 5-7-70
SteelMemo 8-18-71 *
FIVE DAY NOTICE TO ADJOINING OWNERS 
Pursuant to Administrative Code §27-165 and §27-169PPN 11-28-94
FLAT PLATES 
 Memo 9-2-60
FLEA MARKETS (SEE "ZONING") 
FLOOR COVERINGS 
Acceptance of Floor Covering AssembliesLtr. 8-14-91
FOLDER RETENTION 
Folder Retention at the Borough Offices (LL 72/91)PPN 11-12-91 *
FOREIGN CONSULATES AND MISSIONS 
Foreign Government Plan FilingsPPN 1-26-90 S
Foreign MissionsPPN 5-24-94 *
Foreign MissionsTPPN 5-2-94 *
FORMS 
59A Inspector’s Route SheetDirective 40 of 1970 *
32 Prior History from Index CardDirective 43 of 1970
CR-1 & CR-1A CompactorsMemo 12-15-70 *
Statement A & BMemo 3-6-72
B17 & B18 StatementsMemo 3-6-72
15 Oil BurnersMemo 6-7-72 *
8 PlumbingMemo 6-26-72 *
59A Inspector’s Route SheetMemo 8-25-72
10H & 10J Masonry UnitsDirective 1 of 1973 *
18A Limited Superv. CheckDirective 2 of 1973 *
19 Occupied Housing Accommodations StatementMemo 9-24-73 *
69 & 69A (Plan Desk)Memo 12-6-73 *
10L Curtain WallsDirective 2 of 1974
900 & 900A (Boilers)Memo 1-24-74 *
25 & 25A (Equipment Use Permit)Memo 6-26-74 *
25 & 25A (Equipment Use Permit)Memo 10-31-74
Composite Violations FormsMemo 1-14-75 *
72 Elevator 5 Year Test ReportMemo 3-19-75 *
23 Re: Directive No. 14/75Memo 2-11-76
208 Violation Search RequestMemo 11-18-76
Final Cost Affidavit B Form 14C (Rev. 3/77)Memo 4-7-77 *
Periodic ElevatorMemo 5-31-77
Requisition ProcedureMemo 8-26-77 *
B Form 35A & 39B ViolationMemo 10-7-77 *
B Form SA-1 (10/77) & B Form SA-2 (10/77) Illuminated SignMemo 12-8-77 *
B Form P-PL-1 (9/77) LeaveMemo 12-15-77
B Form MV-3 Motor VehicleMemo 2-27-78 *
B Form TA-3-Tax AbatementMemo 5-12-78
B Form TA-3-Tax AbatementMemo 6-21-78
B Form PA-8A - Place of AssemblyMemo 3-13-79
B Form WP-1A Monthly Performance Activity ReportMemo 7-26-79
B Form 8 PlumbingMemo 9-26-79
B Form 21 C - BN Application for Certificate of On-Site InspectionsMemo 12-10-80 *
B Form CD31 - Designation of Safety CoordinatorMemo 12-10-80 *
FOUNDATION (OR EARTHWORK) 
Five-Day Notice to Adjoining Property OwnersMemo 10-19-83
Pre-Survey of Existing Adjoining Foundations and Protection of 
Adjoining Property [C26-110.2(6)(7)] and [C26-71.0] 27-127(6)(7) and 27-229Memo 12-5-86 *
Avoidance of Damage to Historic Structures, Procedures for theMemo 6-6-88 *
FRAME ENLARGEMENTS 
 Memo 9-25-72
Change in Use from Residential to Commercial in an Existing Wood Frame BuildingBoro Supt. Mtg. 2-11-71
See Vol. 19-1989 
FRAME WALLS (SEE "WALLS") 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SEE "INFORMATION") 
FRESH AIR 
IntakesDirective 8 of 1968 *
RequirementsMemo 2-26-73 *
FUEL OIL BURNERS (SEE "OIL BURNERS") 
FUEL OIL STORAGE TANKS 
Self-Certification, by Licensed Oil Burner Equipment Installers (A&B)PPN 10-5-94 *
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