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118.104.22.168 Kitchenettes in Group R and I-1 Occupancies
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Kitchenettes in Group R or I-1 occupancies shall be provided with natural ventilation in accordance with Section 122.214.171.124, unless provided with ventilation in accordance with the New York City Mechanical Code. Openings providing required natural ventilation shall be windows.
Exception: Openable skylights may be substituted for windows provided that:
1126.96.36.199.1 Minimum Opening
The minimum openable area to the outdoors shall be 5 percent of the floor area of the space being ventilated. Every window or other opening providing required natural ventilation shall be at least 1 foot (304.8 mm) wide and at least 3 square feet (0.28 m2) in total area, providing a minimum of 11/2 square feet (0.14 m2) of openable area.
Exception: Skylights shall comply with the exception of Section 1188.8.131.52.
1184.108.40.206.2 Adjoining Spaces
1220.127.116.11.3 Basements and Cellars
Where openings provide natural ventilation to kitchenettes less than 80 square feet (7.4 m2) located in basements or cellars, such opening shall also comply with the applicable provisions of Sections 27-2081 through 27-2087 of the New York City Housing Maintenance Code and Sections 26(8) and 34 of the New York State Multiple Dwelling Law.
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