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Office of Technology Management: (Engineering, Fire Alarm Variances, Plan Examination, Certificate of Approval)

Bulletin, Plan submission procedures and document list and links to information and actual printable documents.

  1. Office of Technology Management Bulletin # 06/2009:
    Subject: Inspection and Operation of Fire alarm systems with connected Carbon Monoxide Detection in Group E (Education/Schools) occupancies.
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  2. New Office of Technology Management Bulletin # 04/2009R (REVISED 03/11/2015):
    Subject: Clarification For Updated Fee Collection Structure For Fire Alarm Technical Assistance (Formerly Variance) Review And Plan Examination Review Requests In Accordance With FC 104.7, FC 105.2-15, & FC A03.1-51.
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  3. Office of Technology Management Bulletin # 07/2008:
    Subject: Clarification of Fire Department Policy Regarding Inquiry Tone and Key Staff Notification in High Rise Buildings with Emergency Voice/Alarm Communication Systems in accordance with NYC Building Code section § 907.2.12.
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  4. NewOffice of Technology Management Bulletin # 10/2009 (REVISED 05/31/2014) :
    Subject: Fire Alarm Plan Submission and Procedures at FDNY.
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  5. NewOffice of Technology Management Bulletin # 10-2/2009 (REVISED 07/07/2015) :
    Subject: Clarification Of Fire Department And Department Of Buildings Consultative Determination Regarding Replacement Of Control Equipment And/Or Fire Command Stations Of Existing Prior Approved Advisory Class 'E' Fire Alarm Systems Or New Replacements Of Entire Systems Of The Advisory Class 'E' Fire Alarm Systems.
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  6. Office of Technology Management - "Application for Plan Examination TM-1"
    Subject: Required form for submission of plans to FDNY plan examination units.
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  7. Office of Technology Management - "Application for Certificate of Approval TM-2"
    Subject: Required form for submission of listed equipment subject to FDNY review and approval
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  8. Office of Technology Management - "Professional Certification Application TM-3"
    Subject: Required form for submission of Professional Certification of Installation of Fire Alarm System.
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  9. NewOffice of Technology Management "Fire Alarm Technical Assistance Review Form TM-4" for submission.
    Subject: Required Form and Fee (Updated Cost/ Collection Structure-see OTM Bulletin # 04/2009R) for Requested Fire Alarm Technical Assistance Review and/or Proposals (formerly variances) not supported or Determinable Through The Application of Existing NYC Fire alarm Regulations, Rules, Codes, Bulletins, Standards or Policies.
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  10. Office of Technology Management Bulletin # 3-1/2010 "[revised 03/17/2012]"
    Subject: Information And Instructions For Submission Of As-Built Drawings.
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  11. Office of Technology Management Bulletin # 3-2/2010
    Subject: Information And Instructions For Professional Certification Of Fire Alarm Systems.
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  12. Office of Technology Management Bulletin # 01/2011
    Subject: Fire Department In-Building Auxiliary Radio Communication Systems
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  13. Office of Technology Management Bulletin # 02/2011 (REV. 02/13)
    Subject: Guidance for the submission of the TM-5: Application for Rooftop Access Variance/Plan Review, in accordance with the rooftop access and obstruction requirements set forth in the NYC Fire Code (2008) FC504.
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  14. Office of Technology Management Bulletin # 11/2011
    Subject: This Bulletin sets forth a uniform policy for designating floor(s) in the fire alarm (FA) construction and inspectorial documentation for use by design professionals, plan examiners, field inspectors and electrical contractors.
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  15. Office Of Technology Management Bulletin #03/2012 (REVISED 03/09/2015)
    Subject: This revised bulletin sets forth a uniform policy and procedures for legalizing existing building fire alarm systems with minimum requirements necessary to obtain FDNY Letter of Approval pursuant to the 1968 Building Code for use by owners, design professionals, plan examiners and relevant industry entities at large.
    Also see FAIU Bulletin: 03-15-15 for related procedures of existing sprinkler monitoring system approvals.
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  16. Office Of Technology Management Bulletin #03-2/2012
    Subject: The use of Managed Facilities Voice Networks (MFVN) as transmission carriers of Fire Alarm System signals to Central Station.
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  17. Office Of Technology Management Form FA-12: Managed Facilities Voice Networks (MFVN)
    Subject: Certification Form For The Use Of Managed Facilities Voice Networks (MFVN) As Transmission Carriers Of Fire Alarm System Signals To Central Station.
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  18. Office Of Technology Management Bulletin #10-1/2012
    Subject: Procedures and information concerning alterations, installations and filing of fire suppression systems for FDNY review.
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  19. Office Of Technology Management Bulletin #11/2012
    Subject: Emergency Replacement of Damaged Fire Alarm Systems
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  20. Office Of Technology Management Bulletin #01/2013
    Subject: Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Fueled Heaters Used For Pest Extermination
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  21. NewOffice Of Technology Management Rooftop Variance Application Form "TM-5" (REVISED 07/2015)
    Subject: Application for Rooftop Access Variance/Plan Review
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  22. NewOffice Of Technology Management Bulletin #05-1/2013
    Subject: On-Site Diesel Fleet Fueling Variance: Filing Procedures At FDNY
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  23. NewOffice Of Technology Management Bulletin #05-2/2013
    Subject: Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems: Filing Procedures At FDNY
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  24. NewOffice Of Technology Management Bulletin #05-3/2013
    Subject: Planned Impairment Of Sprinklers And Standpipes: Filing Procedures At FDNY
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  25. NewOffice Of Technology Management Bulletin #05-4/2013
    Subject: Rangehood Fire Extinguishing Systems: Filing Procedures At FDNY
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  26. NewOffice Of Technology Management Bulletin #07-01/2013
    Subject: Clarification Of Fire Department Policy Regarding Fire Alarm Maintenance, Testing And Inspection Computerized Records In Accordance With 2008 NYC Fire Code § 901.6.2
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  27. NewOffice Of Technology Management Bulletin # 12-01/2013
    Subject: Secondary Fire Command Center Variance Guidelines
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  28. NewOffice Of Technology Management COA
    FDNY Technology Management approved Fire Alarm Control Units and Control Panels for use in New York City under the auspices of Certificate of Approval (COA) in accordance with NYC Fire Code sections FC 112 and FC 901.4.5(4). Engineers, architects, installers and contractors shall contact the manufacturer to obtain copy of the Fire Department approval letter, and installation and instruction documents.
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  29. NewOffice Of Technology Management COA
    FDNY Technology Management approved Medical Gas/Toxic and Flammable Gas Detection Control Units and Control Panels for use in New York City under the auspices of Certificate of Approval (COA) in accordance with NYC Fire Code sections FC 112 and FC 901.4.5(4). Engineers, architects, installers and contractors shall contact the manufacturer to obtain copy of the Fire Department approval letter, and installation and instruction documents.
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  30. NewOffice Of Technology Management COA
    FDNY Technology Management approved Fire Alarm Enabling "Other Technologies" for Central Station Communication Control Units and Control Panels for use in New York City under the auspices of Certificate of Approval (COA) in accordance with NYC Fire Code sections FC 112 and FC 901.4.5(4). Engineers, architects, installers and contractors shall contact the manufacturer to obtain copy of the Fire Department approval letter, and installation and instruction documents.
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  31. NewOffice Of Technology Management COA
    FDNY Technology Management approved Wireless Detection Control Units and Control Panels for use in New York City under the auspices of Certificate of Approval (COA) in accordance with NYC Fire Code sections FC 112 and FC 901.4.5(4). Engineers, architects, installers and contractors shall contact the manufacturer to obtain copy of the Fire Department approval letter, and installation and instruction documents.
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