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§28-105.4.1 Emergency Work
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Work that would otherwise require a permit may be performed without a permit to the extent necessary to relieve an emergency condition. An application for a permit shall be submitted within 2 business days after the commencement of the emergency work and shall include written description of the emergency condition and the measures undertaken to mitigate the hazard. Emergency work may include but shall not be limited to:
- Erection of sidewalk sheds, fences, or other similar structures to protect the public from an unsafe condition.
- Stabilization of unsafe structural conditions.
- Repair of gas leaks.
- Repair or replacement of heating or hot water equipment servicing residential occupancies during the heating season as established by the New York city housing maintenance code or education occupancies between November 1st and May 1st.
- Replacement of parts required for the operation of a combined standpipe or sprinkler system.