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Mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems, including plumbing fixtures, shall be elevated to or above the design flood elevation.
Exception: Electrical systems, equipment and components; heating, ventilating, air conditioning and plumbing appliances; plumbing fixtures, duct systems and other service equipment shall be permitted to be located below the design flood elevation provided that they are designed and installed in compliance with Section G304.1.2, Item 2.3 and other applicable flood-resistant construction requirements of this code.

Electrical wiring systems shall be permitted to be located below the design flood elevation provided they conform to the provisions of the New York City Electrical Code and Section 7.2 of ASCE 24.

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