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Below you can find links to Building Codes and Authorities Having Jurisdiction for New York, New York.

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New York New York Building Codes

Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeNew York City Building Code (IBC 2003)CityStore, (212) 669-7452
Structural CodeNew York City Building Code (IBC 2003)CityStore, (212) 669-7452
Plumbing CodeNew York City Building Code (IPC 2003)CityStore, (212) 669-7452
Mechanical CodeNew York City Building Code (IMC 2003)CityStore, (212) 669-7452
Electrical Code2007 New York City Electrical Code (NEC 2005)CityStore, (212) 669-7452
Fire/Life Safety CodeNYC Fire Code and NYC Building Code (NFPA 5000)CityStore, (212) 669-7452
Accessibility CodeNew York City Building CodeCityStore, (212) 669-7452
Energy CodeNew York State Energy Conservation Construction Code, Title 9GCityStore, (212) 669-7452
Elevator CodeNew York City Building CodeCityStore, (212) 669-7452

New York Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralNYC Dept. of Bldgs
Phone: (212) 566-5000
PlumbingRobert Daly
Technical Director of Plumbing
Phone: (212) 566-5023
MechanicalNYC Dept. of Bldgs
Phone: (212) 566-5000
ElectricalBureau. of El. Control, NYC Dept. of Bldgs.
Phone: (212) 566-4440
CivilNYC Dept. of Bldgs
Phone: (212) 566-5000
AccessibilityNYC Dept. of Bldgs
Phone: (212) 566-5000
Historic PreservationLandmarks Preservation Commission
Phone: (212) 669-7817
ZoningDept. of Planning
Phone: (212) 720-3300
PlanningDepartment of City Planning
Phone: (212) 720-3276
City AttorneyLaw Dept.
Phone: (212) 788-0303
Fire MarshalChief in Charge, Fire Prevention Bureau
Phone: (718) 999-2386
Fax: (718) 999-0091
Parks/RecreationRobert L. Garafola
Deputy Commissioner, Management & Recreation
Phone: (212) 360-1302

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