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Index of Directives, Memoranda, Policy & Procedure

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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SAFETY COORDINATOR REQUIREMENTS  
Requirements Memo 12-10-80 *
SAFETY DURING CONSTRUCTION  
Check List for Site Safety Program Required by Rules Relating to the Filing of Site Safety Programs and the Designation of Site Safety Coordinators Memo 9-9-83 *
SANITARY FACILITIES - M.D. CODE (SEE "MULTIPLE DWELLINGS")  
SATELLITE DISHES  
Satellite Dishes Letter 5-9-91
SCAFFOLDS  
Window Cleaning Scaffolds Directive 35 of 1970 *
Scaffolding, Shoring and Hoist Equipment Letter 11-29-82 *
Power Operated Scaffolds Memo 8-2-84
SCHOOLS  
Portable Memo 7-24-68 *
Temporary Metal Memo 8-19-68 *
School Construction Authority Filing Procedures PPN 11-5-92 *
School Construction Authority PPN 11-24-92
School Construction Authority - (Fees) PPN 7-16-93
SEALING OF EXTERIOR OPENINGS  
  Memo 1-3-72
SEARCHES  
Title Guarantee Co. Memo 1-26-78
SECURITY OF RECORDS (SEE "RECORDS")  
SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS  
Housing Authority Senior Citizen Centers Memo 10-10-84
SEQRA (SEE "STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW ACT")  
SEWAGE & SEWERS  
Building Connections to Sanitary, Storm, or Combined Sewers Memo 10-24-86 *
Building House Sewers, New and Replacement Letter 12-17-86 *
Filing of SD1 and SD2 Forms and Site Connection Proposal Forms Memo 9-23-88
Detention Tanks Letter 9-22-89
SHEDS  
Replacement of Multiple Dwelling Windows Letter 7-5-84
Sidewalk Shed Permits PPN 11-6-91 *
SHOW WINDOWS (SEE "ZONING")  
SIDEWALK CAFE  
Approval of Plans & Issuance of Permits Memo 5-18-73
Filing & Examination Memo 9-24-74 *
Joint Approval Memo 3-22-77
SIDEWALK CURBS & STREETS  
  Memo 2-15-68 S
  Directive 13 of 1970S*
  Directive 9 of 1972 *
Amends Directive 9/72 Memo 11-9-72
Sidewalk Vaults Directive 3 of 1973 *
Amends Directive 9/72 Memo 4-2-76
Clock Projecting beyond Street Line Memo 5-7-86
SIGNS  
  Directive 38 of 1967
Ground Signs and Illuminated Signs Memo 10-4-76
Permit Guidelines Memo 10-17-77 *
Advertising Signs Memo 10-12-79 *
Controlled Inspections for Illumination Levels of the Signs Required in the Special Times Square Area as per Section 81-732 Z.R. Memo 10-20-88
Sign Requirements at Construction Sites Memo 11-3-88
Replacement of Existing Accessory Business Signs Letter 5-15-92
Electric Sign Inspection Requirements PPN 10-21-94
Illuminated Logos Memo 7-18-95
SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCIES (SRO)   
SRO Moratorium Memo 9-6-89
SITE SAFETY  
Certificate for Site Safety Manager - Work not Requiring the Presence of a PPN 7-27-87 & PPN 2-25-88 
Alteration Work on Facades of Major Buildings - Site Safety Programs PPN 8-29-91 *
SMALL LOTS (SEE "ZONING")  
SMOKE CONTROL  
Smoke Control Requirements Letter 12-20-89
Fire and Smoke Damper Requirements in Occupancy Group (H-2) Letter 6-5-90
Gravity Venting for Atriums of Malls Letter 10-4-90
SMOKE DETECTORS  
H-2 Occupancy Substituting Sprinklers Memo 4-30-74 *
Voluntary Letter 2-3-78
Local Law 62 of 1981 Memo 10-23-81
HPD Commissioner's Interpretation No. 1 Memo 12-23-81
Local Law 62 of 1981 Memo 3-22-82
Smoke Detectors in Class "B" Multiple Dwelling (Occ. Grp. J-1) Memo 9-29-82
Teflon Wiring for Smoke Detection System Letter 4-28-89
Area Smoke Detector Letter 9-20-91 *
Smoke Detectors in Patient Bedrooms of Fully Sprinklered Hospitals Letter 9-30-91
Clarification of RS 18-Rule 211.3B Smoke Detectors Letter 7-6-95
SMOKING  
Smoking Pollution Control Act Memo 7-3-86 *
SOCIAL CLUBS  
Violations Memo 12-3-76
Social Club Task Force Activities PPN 10-29-90 S *
SOIL INSPECTIONS (SEE "INSPECTIONS")  
SOLAR ENERGY  
Installation Memo 5-11-78
SOLID WASTE TRANSFER STATIONS  
Solid Waste Transfer Stations PPN 3-28-91 *
SPECIAL FLOOD HAZARD AREAS  
Residential Structures Memo 1-16-76 *
SPECIAL PERMITS  
Special Permits Memo 9-22-88
SPLIT LEVELS  
Procedure Memo 3-19-74 *
SPRAY ON FIRE PROOFING (SEE "FIREPROOFING")  
SPRINKLERS  
In Toilet Rooms, L. L. 5/73 Directive 9 of 1974
H-2 Occupancy In Lieu of Smoke Detectors Memo 4-30-74 *
Fire Alarm, Detection & Extinguishing Equipment Memo 3-9-79
Easements for Water Supply for Standpipe & Sprinkler Systems Memo 7-10-80
Required Standpipe and Sprinkler Systems Memo 11-6-80
Sprinklers, Fire Alarms & Emergency Lighting Apparatus Memo 12-31-81
Local Law 3/181; Sprinkler/Drain Pipes within Stair Enclosures Memo 6-10-82
Sprinkler/Standpipe System in Research Laboratory Letter 12-3-85 *
Sprinkler System - RS 17-2 Water Reserve for 20 minute Duration Letter 8-14-86
Combined Standpipe and Sprinkler Risers in Office Buildings Letter 1-25-88
Combined Standpipe and Sprinkler Systems Letter 10-7-88
Sprinkler Requirements for Catering Establishments and Banquet Halls Memo 10-13-88
Combined Fire Standpipe and Sprinkler Systems Letter 12-12-88
Plastic Piping (for Fire Sprinkler System) Letter 1-29-90
Water Flow Valves (Flow Detectors) for Sprinkler Standpipe Systems Letter 5-29-91
STAIRS (ALSO SEE "EXITS")  
Door Hardware Memo 1-24-72
Width, Landings, Doors Memo 1-26-73
Local Law 8/76 - Enclosures Memo 3-1-76
Places of Assembly - Acceptable Door Hardware Memo 10-4-76
Stair Enclosures in Multi Dwellings Memo 11-18-76
Installation of Electric Meters in Stairwells Memo 12-27-79
Fail Safe Locking Systems Memo 11-5-82
Cable Television Wires Inside Exit Stair Enclosures Memo 8-4-88
STANDPIPE  
Fire Hose Couplings Memo 9-28-78
Removal Memo 1-22-80
Easements for Water Supply for Standpipe & Sprinkler System Memo 7-10-80 R
Required Standpipe and Sprinkler Systems Memo 11-6-80
Combined Standpipe and Sprinkler Risers in Office Buildings Letter 1-25-88
Location of Automatic Transfer Switch - Fire Pump Room Letter 2-18-88
Forwarding Standpipe Documents to the Fire Department PPN 5-1-91
STATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY REVIEW ACT (ALSO SEE "PLAN EXAMINATION") (ALSO SEE "ENVIRONMENT")(ALSO SEE "PARKING")  
Indirect Source Permit for Parking Facilities; Accessory Parking for Residential Uses Memo 4-30-80
STATEMENTS A & B (SEE "FORMS")  
STEEL PLATES  
Buildings Protected by Memo 1-28-80
STEPS  
  Directive 26 of 1970
STREET FAIRS  
Street Fair Permits Directive 12 of 1967 *
DOT Rules and Regulations re: Size and Placement Limitations Memo 3-15-83
of Canopies - Street Fairs  
Street Fairs and Carnivals, Procedures for Approval Memo 5-30-89 *
STREET TREES  
NYC Parks Department Permits (Street Trees) Memo 4-19-90
Permissible Projects Beyond Street Lines Int. 2-20-91 *
STREETS (SEE ALSO "SIDEWALKS, CURBS & STREETS")  
Clock Projecting Beyond the Street Line Memo 5-7-86
STROBE WARNING DEVICES  
Strobe Warning Devices in Sub-Systems (LL 58/87) Letter 5-6-91
SUBPOENA  
New Universal Summons Employee Registry Number Memo 7-17-70
SUMMONS (See "COMPLAINTS" & "VIOLATIONS")  
New Universal Summons Employee Registry Number Memo 7-17-70 S
SUPERMARKETS (SEE "EXITS")  
SUSPENDED CEILINGS  
  Memo 10-31-67
Celotex Ceilings Memo 2-23-77
Ceiling Fixtures Memo 7-22-86
SWIMMING POOLS  
Safety Precautions for Swimming Pools, Section 27-493(b) Memo 4-11-91
SYMBOLS  
Symbols Memo 9-5-91
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