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Public Notice of Meetings
The next scheduled State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council meeting will be on November 18, 2014 at 10:00 am.Click here for the Public Notice. tentative meeting agenda and for proposed rules, resolutions and records that are scheduled to be the subject of discussion at the meeting.
Public Notice of the meetings of the New York State Department of State's Regional Boards of Review
This is a public notice of the meetings of the New York State Department of State's Regional Boards of Review. Click Here for the dates of each regional meeting. The Public has the right to attend the meetings. Should you require further information, please contact Brian Tollisen, Assistant Director for Regional Services, Building Standards and Codes Division, New York State Department, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12231 (Telephone: 518-474-4073; email: Brian.Tollisen@dos.ny.gov).
Rule Making Activity
Proposal to amend the regulation establishing training requirements for code enforcement personnel. The Division of Building Standards and Codes is pleased to announce that a proposal that would amend the regulation establishing training requirements for code enforcement personnel responsible for administering and enforcing the State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (Uniform Code) and State Energy Conservation Construction Code (Energy Code) and the requirements for instructors who provide such training. Click Here for more information.
Notice of Rule in Development
Notice of Rule in Development - The Department of State is currently developing a rule that would establish regulations relating to the use of truss type construction, pre-engineered wood construction, and timber construction in the construction of new residential structures and the addition to or rehabilitation of existing residential structures. Read more.
Publications, Lists and Forms
New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code
Visit the website of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for read-only access to the NFPA Codes and Standards referenced in Codes of New York State.
Although workbooks can no longer be provided to students attending Basic Training courses, they are available for downloading and printing. It is recommended that students print the appropriate workbook prior to attending their course. Read More »
For the purposes of applying the 2010 Code Books in this State, the 2010 Code Books are deemed to be amended in the manner specified in the NYCRR. This Memorandum summarizes the amendments to the 2010 Code Books that have been made by the NYCRR. This Memorandum reflects actions taken by the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council (the Code Council) through and including December 1, 2010. Click here for Code Clarifications.