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Mailing Address

New York State Department of State
Division of Building Standards and Codes
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1160
Albany, NY 12231-0001


General - (518) 486-4487
Training - (518) 474-5788


BSC Staff

Ronald Piester, A.I.A.
Assistant Director for Administration
Julie C. Nemeth-Weisser

Assistant Director for Code Development
Mark Blanke, P.E

Assistant Director for Code Interpretation

Assistant Director for Energy Services
Joseph Hill, R.A.

Assistant Director for Technical Services
Gerard Hathaway, R.A.

Assistant Director for Educational Services
John R. Addario, P.E.

Assistant Director for Regional Services
Brian S. Tollisen, P.E.

Contact Information:
                                Department of State
                                One Commerce Plaza
                                99 Washington Ave, Suite 1160
                                Albany, NY 12231-0001
                                Phone: (518) 474-4073
                                Fax: (518) 486- 4487


For Code Questions:
                                Phone: (518)-474-4073 Fax: (518)-486-448


City of Albany Code Enforcement - call (518) 434-5995.

Always contact your local code enforcment official FIRST with questions related to code enforcement.