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Title 3 of the Rules of the City of New York


Pursuant to its authority under the New York City Charter and Administrative Code, the Fire Department adopts rules setting forth fire safety requirements, including permit and certificate requirements. All Fire Department rules are compiled in Title 3 of the Rules of the City of New York, published by New York Legal Publishing Corp., 136 Railroad Avenue, Albany, NY 12205.

In accordance with the New York City Administrative Procedure Act, as set forth in New York Charter Section (§) 1043, each proposed rule or rule amendment, and each final rule or rule amendment that is subsequently adopted, is published in The City Record, a daily publication of the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services, Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, Room 2208, New York, NY 10007

Proposed rules will be available on the Fire Department's Home Page until publication of a final rule. Final rules will be available on the Fire Department's Home Page for at least 90 days after publication in The City Record. All rules are in Acrobat pdf 97 format. Any accompanying forms are formatted as indicated.

All public comments and other communications regarding proposed rules or rule amendments should be addressed to the Fire Department's Bureau of Legal Affairs, 9 MetroTech Center, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201-3857.

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