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Technical Policy and Procedure Notices - 1994 to 1997

The Department publishes Technical Policy and Procedure Notices (TPPN). These notices represent official policies of the Department and assist customers in following various technical procedures. TPPN's issued before 1998 are noted as "pdf" for which you will need Adobe® Acrobat Reader® installed.

1997 TPPNs 

 

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #3/97

Issued November 3, 1997

Combining Apartments to Create Larger Residential Units Without Affecting the Certificate of Occupancy -- the New York City Charter was amended by local Law 77 of 1968 to eliminate the necessity of obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy where the alteration only consists of combining apartments to create larger residential units in the building, and the bulk of the building is not being increased.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #02/97 (pdf - 183kb)

October 17, 1997

Residential Adult Care Facilities -- Establishes Building Code Occupancy Group and Zoning Use Group.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #01/97 (pdf - 611kb)

April 28, 1997

Enlargements of Converted Buildings -- Establishes a uniform interpretation of the Zoning Resolution (ZR) regarding the enlargement of existing converted buildings and buildings which are being converted.

1996 TPPNs 

 

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #08/96 (pdf - 85kb)

December 9, 1996

Sign Regulations - Distinctive Architectural Features -- Establishes Building Code Occupancy Group and Zoning Use Group.

Recinds September 5, 1991 Deputy Commissioner Memorandum.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #07/96 (pdf - 208kb)

June 24, 1996

Temporary Places of Assembly

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #06/96 (pdf - 137kb)

June 21, 1996

Required Smoke and Fire Dampers

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #05/96 (pdf - 226kb)

May 22, 1996

Accessory Coin - or Token Operated Amusement Machines

Superseded November 16, 1981 Commissioner Memorandum.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #04/96 (pdf - 85kb)

February 9, 1996

Earthquake Code – Local Law 17/95 Enlargements

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #03/96 (pdf - 154kb)

February 9, 1996

Local Law 10/80 - Building Façade Inspection Requirement Clarification

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #02/96 (pdf - 62kb)

February 2, 1996

Earthquake Code - Local Law 17/95 Application of Side Yard Regulations for Compliance with "Building Separations " Requirement of Local Law 17/95

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #01/96 (pdf - 109kb)

January 5, 1996

Fuel Supply for Emergency Generators Supporting Fire Safety Devices - RESCINDED.

1995 TPPNs 

 

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #04/95 (pdf - 60kb)

May 9, 1995

Use of Flouropolymer "Teflon " Type Cabling/Wiring in Fire Alarm Systems - RESCINDED.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #03/95 (pdf - 45kb)

May 9, 1995

"Grace Period " for the Use of Flouropolymer " Teflon Equivalent "Cables Previously Accepted by the Department - RESCINDED.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #02/95 (pdf - 163kb)

May 9, 1995

Acceptance of Fire Alarm Cables For Use In New York City - RESCINDED.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #01/95 (pdf - 93kb)

March 10, 1995

Minor Alterations in Reference to Certain Local Law 58/87 and ADA Compliance Work

Superseded Technical PPN 11/92 and 4/93. RESCINDED.

1994 TPPNs 

 

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #12/94 (pdf - 130kb)

November 29, 1994

Self - Certification of Limited Category of Materials and Equipment - RESCINDED.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #11/94 (pdf - 114kb)

December 19, 1994

Plan Examination- To make clear how technical employees engaged in the examination of plans are supervised.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #10/94 (pdf - 77kb)

August 30, 1994

Standards for the Installation of Visual Alarms - RESCINDED.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #09/94 (pdf - 81kb)

August 8, 1994

Individual Residential Alternative (IRA) Facilities

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #08/94 (pdf - 67kb)

July 28, 1994

Retail Convenience Stores --- Accessory to Automotive Service Use Group 16

Superseded Technical PPN 3/94.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #07/94 (pdf - 123kb)

July 28, 1994

Removal of Objections Issued at Plan Examination: Optional Self - Certification of Compliance by Registered Architects and Professional Engineers

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #06/94 (pdf - 119kb)

June 15, 1994

Fire Alarm Sending Stations and Sounding Devices in Correction Facilities Under the Jurisdiction of the Department of Correction, NYC

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #05/94 (pdf - 100kb)

May 2, 1994

Foreign Government Plan Filings

Superseded Operation PPN 3/90.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #04/94 (pdf - 70kb)

April 26, 1994

Inspection - of Plumbing , Gas Piping , Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems - RESCINDED.

Cross reference Operation PPN 3/94.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #03/94 (pdf - 81kb)

April 15, 1994

Retail Convenience Stores -- Accessory to Automotive Service Stations Use Group 16

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #02/94 (pdf - 59kb)

March 25, 1994

Zoning Use Group Classification of Large Retail Establishments

Rescinds Technical PPN 6/93.

Technical Policy and Procedure Notice #01/94 (pdf - 109kb)

January 24, 1994

Gas Meter Room Ventilation - RESCINDED.


Other Technical Policy and Procedure Notices

Technical Policy and Procedure Notices 2004 - 1997
Technical Policy and Procedure Notices 1994 - 1990
Technical Policy and Procedure Notices 1990 - 1987

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