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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

John R. Addario, P.E.

Deputy Director
Brian Tollisen, P.E.

Assistant Director for Code Development
Kevin Duerr-Clark, P.E.

Assistant Director for Code Administration for Factory Manufactured Building Programs

Joseph Hill, R.A.

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

Assistant Director for Compliance and Oversight
Erika Krieger, R.A.

Assistant Director for Inspection and Direct Enforcement
Whitney Russell

Assistant Director for Education and Training
Gary Traver

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
                                e-mail: codes@dos.state.ny.us


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

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