New York City Building Codes

Adoption Info

Integrated 2014 Construction Codes Administrative Provisions
Original document
Local Law 28 of 2019
Effective February 9, 2019
Original document
New York State Laws of 2018 Chapter 217
Effective August 24, 2018
Original document
Local Law 113 of 2018
Effective June 9, 2018
Original document
Local Law 111 of 2018
Effective June 9, 2018
Original document
NYC Department of Buildings
DOB Code Notes

Which code does your project fall under?
Depending on the year of building construction, alteration, or permit, your project will fall under the 1938, 1968, 2008, or 2014 codes. Exceptions exist related to plumbing, mechanical, and fire code.

NYC effective Dates

New York City Building Codes

The building codes of New York City consist of the NYC General Admin. Provisions 2014, NYC Building Code 2014, NYC Mechanical Code 2014, NYC Plumbing Code 2014, and the NYC Fuel Gas Code 2014.

New York City building codes, including the fire and residential codes


States and cities enact critical amendments to the base codes. UpCodes provides the only source to view these amendments integrated into the model codes. Learn about amendments

New York City Agencies

New York City Department of Buildings (DOB)

Manhattan Borough Office 280 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York