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** THE FEBRUARY 11, 2015 CODE COUNCIL

MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED **

** The meeting of the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council scheduled for Wednesday, February 11, 2015, has been POSTPONED. A rescheduled meeting announcement will be posted on the Department of State website once the new date has been confirmed. **

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council

Public Notice and Meeting Agenda

A meeting of the STATE FIRE PREVENTION AND BUILDING CODE COUNCIL will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the following location:

Meeting Locations via videoconferencing

The public has the right to attend the meeting at any of the locations.

The Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller  
Empire State Plaza Convention Center
Concourse Level, Meeting Room 6
Albany, New York

123 William Street, Conference Room 231
New York, New York

65 Court Street, Conference Room 208
Buffalo, New York

** THE FEBRUARY 11, 2015 CODE COUNCIL

MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED **

 

A G E N D A

1.      Welcome         

2.      Minutes–November 18, 2014 (PDF), Minutes–January 15, 2015 (PDF)

3.      Sparkling Devices: Re-adoption of Emergency Rule

4.      Truss, Pre-Engineered Wood and Timber Type Construction: Re-Adoption of Emergency Rule

5.      Uniform Code Topics for Council Discussion and Action

(This is a partial list – remaining topics will be discussed at a future meeting)

  1. Plumbing Fixture Maximum Water flow Rate (Water Sense)
  2. Sawn Lumber – Grading Practices and Identification
  3. Accessible Dwelling Units – Type A vs. Type B
  4. Accessible Parking Spaces
  5. Residential Stair Geometry

6.  Uniform Code 2015 Update – Conceptual Approval

7. Energy Code Update – Conceptual Approval        

8.  Public Comment Period   

9. Future Meetings

10.  Other Business

** THE FEBRUARY 11, 2015 CODE COUNCIL

MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED **

CONDUCT OF MEETING

        The Code Council will convene at 10:00 a.m., Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany, New York; , 123 William Street, New York, New York and 65 Court Street, Buffalo, New York.   All Code Council meetings are open to the public.

        Persons who wish to address the Council during the meeting should submit their request to the Building Standards and Codes Division as soon as possible to be considered on the speakers list during the Public Comment period of the meeting. Written comments or documents must be received by the Building Standards and Codes Division at least three business days prior to the meeting in order to be considered by the Council at the meeting.  Please submit requests to address the Council, and/or written comments or documents to Mark Blanke, Assistant Director for Code Development at the Department of State, Building Standards and Codes Division, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12231 or e-mail: Mark.Blanke@dos.ny.gov

SERVICES AVAILABLE

                If you have a hearing problem, an assistive listening system is available for your use.  This listening system would amplify the speaker’s voice.  If you are deaf, an interpreter may be provided.  You must notify Mark Blanke at (518) 474-4073 of your need at least five days prior to the meeting.

Should you require further information, please contact Mark Blanke, Assistant Director for Code Development, Codes Division, New York State Department of State, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12231 (telephone:  518-474-4073; e-mail: Mark.Blanke@dos.ny.gov).

 


2015 Meetings

For More Information, Contact:
Mark Blanke, P.E.
Assistant Director of Code Development
New York State Department of State Division of Building Standards and Codes
One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1160, Albany, NY 12231
Phone: (518) 474-4073
Fax: (518) 486-4487