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File #: Int 1256-2018    Version: * Name: Fire safety plans for mixed-use buildings.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 11/28/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city fire code, in relation to fire safety plans for mixed-use buildings
Sponsors: Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require residential occupancies with three or more dwellings that are part of a mixed-use building, to create a fire and emergency preparedness plan. This bill would also require mercantile occupancies that are part of a mixed-use building to create a fire and emergency preparedness plan. A fire and emergency preparedness plan provides for the procedures that can be timely implemented in the event of a fire or non-fire emergency to provide the information, guidance, direction and assistance needed to protect the safety of building occupants.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1256, 2. Int. No. 1256, 3. November 28, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1256

 

By Council Member Cornegy

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city fire code, in relation to fire safety plans for mixed-use buildings

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section FC 406.2.1 of the New York city fire code, chapter 2 of title 29 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 148 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

406.2.1. Fire emergency preparedness guide and notices (Level 3).

Fire and emergency preparedness guide and notices in accordance with FC401.7 and the rules shall be prepared, and periodically reviewed and amended, for a Group R-2 building or occupancy[.] other than buildings and occupancies subject to FC406.2.3.

§ 2. Section FC 406 of the New York city fire code, chapter 2 of title 29 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 148 for the year 2013, is amended by adding a new section FC 406.2.3:

406.2.3 Fire and emergency preparedness plan (Level 2). A fire and emergency preparedness plan in accordance with FC401.5 shall be prepared for a Group R-2 building or occupancy that is part of a building or structure housing more than one occupancy or type of occupancy.

§ 3. Section FC 414.3.1 of the New York city fire code, chapter 2 of title 29 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 148 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

414.3.1 Fire and emergency preparedness plan (Level 2). A fire and emergency preparedness plan in accordance with FC401.5 shall be prepared for the following buildings and occupancies (other than buildings and occupancies subject to FC414.2):

1. a Group M occupancy of more than 30,000 square feet (2787 m2), in which more than twenty-five persons are employed during regular business hours.

2. a building with one or more Group M occupancies with an aggregate area of more than 30,000 square feet (2787 m2) in which more than twenty-five persons are employed during regular business hours.

3. a covered mall of more than 30,000 square feet (2787 m2).

4. a Group M occupancy that is part of a building or structure housing a Group R occupancy.

§ 4. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the fire commissioner shall take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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