Prior Codes

The 2008 Building Code

The 2008 Building Code applies to the construction, alteration, modification, addition, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, maintenance, removal, and demolition of buildings and structures in the City.

The 1968 Building Code

The 1968 Building Code has amendments to July 2008. Included in the Code are instructions on how to add, discard, and replace pages to the current Building Code.

The 1938 Building Code

The 1938 Building Code was edited and amended to December 6, 1968 also has Building Laws relating to buildings built before the edited and amended date.

You can purchase any of the Prior Codes at the CityStore or you can visit the CityStore in person by going to the:

Manhattan Municipal Building
1 Centre Street – North Plaza
New York, New York 10007
Hours of Operation:
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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