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File #: Int 0644-2018    Version: Name: Requiring carbon monoxide detectors in commercial spaces.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: 12/1/2018 Law number: 2018/191
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the New York city building code, in relation to requiring carbon monoxide detectors in commercial spaces
Sponsors: Mathieu Eugene, Ben Kallos, Helen K. Rosenthal, Costa G. Constantinides, Margaret S. Chin
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require carbon monoxide detectors in all commercial spaces.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 644-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 644, 3. Int. No. 644, 4. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 5. Committee Report 6/12/18, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/12/18, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/12/18, 8. Proposed Int. No. 644-A - 10/26/18, 9. October 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Committee Report 10/31/18, 11. Hearing Transcript 10/31/18, 12. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-31-18, 14. Int. No. 644-A (FINAL), 15. Fiscal Impact Statement, 16. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 17. Local Law 191, 18. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 31, 2018
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Int. No. 644-A

 

By Council Members Eugene, Kallos, Rosenthal, Constantinides and Chin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the New York city building code, in relation to requiring carbon monoxide detectors in commercial spaces

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Article 315 of chapter 3 of title 28 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new section 28-315.11 to read as follows:

28-315.11 Buildings that are equipped with a fire alarm system and that contain Group A-1, A-2, A-3, Group B or Group M occupancies. By January 1, 2021, existing buildings equipped with a fire alarm system and that contain group A-1, A-2 or A-3, Group B or Group M occupancies shall comply with the retroactive requirements of section 908.7.3.1 of the New York city building code.

 

§ 2. Section 908.7.3 of the New York city building code, as amended by local law number 10 for the year 2014, is amended to read as follows:

908.7.3 Buildings that are equipped with a fire alarm system and that contain Group A-1, A-2, A-3, [or certain] Group B or Group M occupancies. Listed carbon monoxide detectors shall be installed in buildings that are equipped with a fire alarm system and that contain Group A-1, A-2 or A-3, [occupancies or assembly spaces classified as] Group B or Group M occupancies [in accordance with Section 303.1, Exception 1]. Such carbon monoxide detectors installed pursuant to this section shall have built-in sounder bases, shall transmit a signal to a central supervising station and shall be permitted to initiate an audible and visual supervisory alarm at a constantly attended location. The department shall adopt rules and/or reference standards (i) governing the installation and location of carbon monoxide detectors, provided that such detectors shall be required within rooms containing carbon-monoxide producing equipment [.] and (ii) addressing the installation of such detectors or any alternative means of compliance in existing buildings.

 

Exception: Carbon monoxide detectors shall not be required in kitchens.

 

908.7.3.1 Retroactive provisions for existing buildings. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, listed carbon monoxide detectors shall be installed in existing buildings that are equipped with a fire alarm system and that contain group A-1, A-2, A-3, Group B or Group M occupancies in accordance with Section 908.7.3 by January 1, 2021. 

 

§ 3. This local law takes effect 270 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner of buildings may take such measures as are necessary for its implementation, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such effective date.

 

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