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Index of Directives, Memoranda, Policy & Procedure

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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PARKING (ALSO SEE "ENVIRONMENT")
(ALSO SEE "STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW ACT")

 
  Directive 9 of 1965 *
Off-Street Open Access in Front Yard Memo 5-25-79
PARKS, DEPARTMENT OF  
  Memo 3-13-69
Street Trees Memo 4-19-90
PARTY WALLS (MINKIN WALL)  
  Directive 6 of 1979 *
PERMITS  
  Memo 8-21-68 S
  Memo 8-27-69 *
Equipment Use Directive 16 of 1971 *
Demolition Memo 4-23-71
Demolition Memo 12-31-87 *
Mechanical Demolition Directive 10 of 1973 *
Oil & Gas Storage Tanks Memo 7-13-73
Directive 14 of 1975 Modification #2 Memo 11-5-76 *
Directive 14 of 1975 Modification #3 Memo 12-7-76 *
Model Home Sales Letter 6-23-77
Black-out Damage Memo 7-18-77
Enlargements or Developments Letter 9-28-77 *
Sign Guidelines Memo 10-17-77 *
Demolition - Art Commission Directive 2 of 1978
Demolition - Art Commission Directive 2 of 1978 (rev. 1/24/78) *
Procedure for Revocation of Permits Memo 3-4-83 *
Five-Day Notice to Owners of Adjoining Property before Foundation or Earthwork - Sec 27-165 [C26-112.3] Administrative Code Memo 10-19-83 *
Five-Day Notice to Owners of Adjoining Property before Foundation or Earthwork - Sec 27-169 [C26-113.3] Administrative Code (Revised Memorandum of 9/29/72 - T.V. Burke) Memo 10-19-83 *
Construction Permits and Vacant Land Memo 10-25-84
Street and Sidewalk Construction Liability Insurance Memo 4-3-87 *
After Hour Variance Procedures Memo 9-4-87 *
Issuance of Construction Permit for Non-Water Fire Suppression Memo 12-30-88
System and Fire Alarm System  
Street Trees Memo 4-19-90
Lower Density Contextual Zoning Amendment Grandfathering - Renewal of Building Permits PPN 6-25-91 *
BIS Renewal Permits Notice Notice 10-21-91 *
Work Permits and Insurance Requirements PPN 3-11-92
Street Obstruction Bonds PPN 3-24-92
Asbestos PPN 10-1-92
Department of Buildings and Department of Sanitation Fill Permits for Construction Sites PPN 11-20-92 *
Work Without a Permit Local Law 58/88 PPN 2-18-93 *
PHYSICAL CULTURE ESTABLISHMENTS (SEE "ZONING")  
PHYSICAL DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH  
Local Law 58/87 Appeal Procedure Memo 12-10-87
Handicap Access Ramps Letter 4-22-88
Local Law 58/87 - Clarifications (Handicap Access) Memo 5-23-88 *
Local Law 58/87 - Waivers - Existing Buildings Memo 5-23-88 *
Local Law 58/87 - Form Waiver Letters Memo 8-31-88
Local Law 58/87 - Acceptable Prototypes Memo 9-6-88
Local Law 58/87 Clarifications (Audible and Visual Alerting Devices) Memo 10-3-88 *
Required Elevator Openings as per ANSI A117.1-1986 (LL 58/87) Memo 10-6-88
Bathrooms with more than 3 Fixtures (LL 58/87) Memo 11-7-88 *
Local Law 58/87 Wheelchair Lifts Letter 6-23-89
Local Law 58/87 - Story at Grade Memo 10-23-89
Section 27-375(e) and reference Standard 4-6, Section 4.9 (Re: Accessible Route) Letter 6-29-90
Local Law 58/87 Minimum Door Size Letter 5-15-90
Local Law 58/87 Vertical/Inclined Wheelchair Lifts Letter 10-31-90
Waiver Procedures for Local Law 58/87 PPN 11-1-90 *
Strobe Warning Devices in Sub-systems (LL 58/87) Letter 5-6-91
Minor Alterations - Americans with Disabilities Act PPN 5-17-93 *
PIGEONS  
Construction Requirements Memo 8-8-75
PIPING, GAS  
Gas Piping Memo 12-12-80 *
Installation of Gas Piping 3 psig or less Memo 4-28-81
Gas Installations in Multiple Dwellings Memo 6-22-89
Type B Gas Vents for Multi-Story Installations Memo 12-20-89
PIPING, GENERAL  
Type M Copper Tubing Memo 4-8-81 *
PIZZA OVEN  
Pizza Oven Letter 6-29-90 *
Wood Burning Pizza Oven Letter 10-17-91
PLACES OF ASSEMBLY  
P of A - Fire Department Notification Memo 3-4-69
Vacating Premises Memo 2-3-76 *
Acceptable Door Hardware Memo 3-4-76 *
Acceptable Door Hardware Memo 10-4-76 S
Fees Guidelines Memo 3-7-77
Emergency Lighting Memo 4-14-77
Games of Chance Letter 9-28-78
Illumination - Emergency Lighting (corrected) Directive 5 of 1979 *
Places of Assembly & Enforcement of LL 41/78 Directive 7 of 1979 *
Local Law 41 of 1978 - "Blue Angel Law" Memo 1-3-79 *
Renewal of permit - B Form PA-8A Memo 3-13-79
Local Law 41 of 1978 Memo 4-4-79 *
Guidelines for Bazaar Memo 6-12-79 *
Occupancy Load on F-4 Places of Assembly Memo 8-9-80
Roller Disco Skating Rinks Memo 1-6-81
Emergency Lighting Memo 2-19-81 *
Emergency Lighting Memo 3-17-81
Sprinklers, Fire Alarms & Emergency Lighting Apparatus (LL 41/78) Memo 12-31-81
Motion Picture Theaters & legitimate Theaters Accommodating More Than 300 People Memo 4-21-82 *
Local Law #41/78 Requirements for Interior Fire Alarm and Signal System for Place of Assembly used as a Cabaret or more persons in a Catering Hall Memo 3-9-84 *
Acceptable Door Hardware Memo 1-28-87
Places of Assembly - Classrooms Letter 7-12-88
Place of Assembly Permits for Classrooms Letter 8-17-88
Permit Requirements for Places of Assembly Memo 10-13-88
Permits and Inspections Memo 11-28-89 *
Places of Assembly (Permits) PPN 11-27-93 *
Temporary PPN 6-24-96 *
PLAN EXAMINATION  
Reinstatement of Applications Directive 17 of 1971 *
Data on Mechanical Plans Directive 18 of 1971 *
Amendments to Application Memo 4-5-71
Plan Examination & Field Inspection - Ports & Terminals Memo 5-6-71 *
Questionable Plans of 2 Family Dwellings Directive 6 of 1973 *
Ammunition Storage Memo 10-18-74 *
Transit Easements (Sec. 95-041 & 95-14ZR) Memo 11-29-74
Procedure Beginning March 3, 1975 Directive 2 of 1975 *
BN Application - Filing by Owner & Contractor Directive 7 of 1975 *
Partial Exam. - Directive 2/75, Suppl. #1 Memo 3-27-75
Building Notices re: Landmarks & Historic Districts Re: Directive 14/75 Memo 1-7-76
Transfer of Applications Memo 9-23-76 S *
Directive 14/75 Modified #2, BN Permits Memo 11-5-76 *
Questionable Plans of 2 Family Dwellings Directive 5 of 1977 S *
Elevator Applications Memo 9-14-77 *
Enlargements or Development Letter 9-28-77 *
Mechanical Ventilation M.D. Memo 12-14-77
Private Dwelling - Bldg. Constr. Limitations - Dir. 5/77 Directive 6 of 1979 *
J-51 Partially Destroyed Buildings Memo 2-5-79
BN Filings by Owners & Contractors Memo 2-22-79
Sidewalk Cafes Memo 4-6-79
Egress from Accessory Storage on 2nd Floor Memo 4-26-79
Bazaars (Guidelines) Memo 6-12-79 *
Advertising Signs Memo 10-12-79 *
Transfer Applications Memo 9-23-76, Modified Memo 3-19-80 *
Fire Alarm, Detection & Extinguishing Equipment Memo 1-22-80
Directive No 14/75, Modification #4 "Fast Track" Processing of Miscellaneous Applications Memo 3-20-80 *
Directive #14/75 Public Agencies & NFP Bldgs. in Manhattan Memo 3-21-80
Controlled Inspection of Certain Alterations Memo 7-14-80
Occupancy Load in F-4 Places of Assembly Memo 8-9-80
Fire Protection Plan - Submission Memo 12-8-80 *
On Site Inspections Forms 21-C & CD31 Memo 12-10-80 *
Drainage Swales Memo 1-6-81
Sprinklers, Fire Alarms & Emergency Lighting Apparatus Memo 12-31-81
Plan Examination Appointments Memo 3-24-87 *
Building Notice and Alteration Applications Memo 7-28-87
Interior Fire Alarm in Factory Buildings Letter 1-7-88
Plan Exam. Addendum to Dir. 5 of 1974 Memo 2-9-88
Amendments to Plans that Increase the Square Footage by 10% or More, Procedure for (#20/87) Memo 6-8-88 *
Expediting Affordable and Homeless Housing Projects (see Vol. 19 -'89 P. 2510) Memo 12-10-88 *
Folder Retention at the Borough Offices Memo 10-24-89 *
Building Information System (BIS) Plan Examination PPN 2-2-90 *
Plan Examination Appointments PPN 11-30-90 *
Custody of Application Folders for which Building Permits have not been issued PPN 12-4-90 *
Folder Retention at the Borough Offices (LL 72/91) PPN 11-12-91 *
Priority Filing for Registered Architects and Professional Engineers PPN 9-8-92
To Establish Guidelines for Mandatory Drop-off of Alteration Type III Application PPN 10-8-92
Withdrawal of Jobs PPN 11-25-92 *
PLASTIC PIPE  
Plastic Piping (for Fire Sprinkler System) Letter 1-29-90
PLENUM WALLS  
  Memo 2-19-71
PLUMBING & PLUMBERS (ALSO SEE "LICENSES" "INSPECTIONS" "PIPING, GAS" & "PIPING, GENERAL)  
Connections to Plumbing Fixtures RS-16 (P107.13) Memo 9-20-76 *
Soil Absorption Tests for Septic Tanks in Natural Area Districts Memo 4-16-80
Solder, Metal, Specifications Int. 4-15-91
Type M Copper Tubing Memo 4-8-81 *
Use of Licensed Master Plumber Seal in Lieu of Notarization Memo 6-12-87
Indirect Waste Connectors in Commercial Kitchens Memo 6-13-88
Installation of Reduced Pressure Zone Back Flow Preventors (RPZ) PPN 4-27-90
Plumbing Work Filed on the BIS System PPN 3-5-91 *
Plumbing Appointments PPN 6-12-91
Plumbing Repair Applications Memo 10-9-91 *
Low Flow Fixtures PPN 12-30-91 *
Gas Cards and Tests of Gas Piping PPN 10-28-92 *
Local Law 29/89 - Low Flow Fixtures PPN 11-2-92 *
Low Flow Water Fixtures PPN 12-1-92 *
Lavatories with Overflows PPN 8-27-93
Permits PPN 11-20-96
Professional Certification of Inspections/Tests of Selected Plumbing Work PPN 3-9-95 *
Sign-offs Memo 3-10-95 *
Self-Certification Memo 3-20-95
Self-Certification of Oil-Burning Boilers, Combined Oil/Gas Boilers Oil Burners, Gas Burners and Combined Oil/Gas Burner Units by Licensed Oil Burner Installers (A&B) and Master Plumbers PPN 3-30-95 *
PODIATRY (SEE "ZONING")  
PORTABLE SCHOOLS (SEE "SCHOOLS")  
PRECEPTS (SEE "DEMOLITIONS")  
PRIVATE INSPECTION AGENCIES ( SEE "INSPECTIONS AGENCIES, PRIVATE")  
PRIVATE STREETS  
Private Streets Memo 5-31-84
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION  
Final Surveys PPN 3-30-95
Applications and Plans PPN 1-24-95 *
PROFESSIONALS  
Priority for Licensed PPN 11-21-95
PROJECTIONS BEYOND BUILDING LINE  
"Cart Corrals" Memo 12-10-74 *
PUBLIC ASSEMBLY  
  Memo 12-12-86
Remote Exits from a Place of Assembly Memo 7-8-91 *
Places of Assembly - Plan Submission Requirements for the Use of Existing Exit Facilities PPN 7-17-92
PUBLIC PARKS  
  Directive 3 of 1969 *
PUBLIC SCHOOLS (SEE "SCHOOLS")  
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