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Section G312 Retroactive Requirements

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G312.1 General
Notwithstanding any other provision of the New York City Construction Codes, the provisions of this section shall apply retroactively to all buildings and structures specified herein.
G312.2 Connections for Temporary External Generators
The following buildings shall be provided with connections for temporary external generators in accordance with Sections G304.5.1 through G304.5.4, as applicable, by January 1, 2033, and a report detailing compliance with such requirements shall be filed with the department in accordance with Section G312.2.2 by such date:
  1. Buildings whose main use or dominant occupancy is Group I-1 and that are located in a special flood hazard area;
  2. Buildings whose main use or dominant occupancy is an adult home, enriched housing, community residence or intermediate care facility that is classified as occupancy Group R pursuant to an exception to Section 308.3.1 or 308.3.2 and that are located in a special flood hazard area;
  3. Buildings whose main use or dominant occupancy is Group I-2 hospital and that are located in a special flood hazard area or shaded X-Zone;
  4. Buildings whose main use or dominant occupancy is Group I-2 nursing home and that are located in a special flood hazard area; and
  5. Buildings whose main use or dominant occupancy is Group I-2, other than hospitals and nursing homes, and that are located in a special flood hazard area.
G312.2.1 Modification to the Flood Hazard Area
Where the special flood hazard area or shaded X-Zone is modified on or after the effective date of this section, any building identified in Section G312.2 and newly identified as being within such modified special flood hazard area or shaded X-Zone shall, no later than 20 years following the adoption of such modification, comply with the retroactive requirements of Section G312.2. The owner of such building shall, no later than 20 years following the adoption of such modification, file with the department a report detailing compliance with such requirements in accordance with Section G312.2.2.
G312.2.2 Report of Compliance
The owner of a building required to comply with the provisions of Section G312.2 shall file with the department, by January 1, 2033, a report prepared by a registered design professional or licensed master electrician (i) certifying that the requirements of Section G312.2 have been satisfied and detailing how such requirements were satisfied or (ii) certifying that the building met or was altered to meet the provisions of any applicable exception in Sections G304.5.1 or G304.5.2.
G312.2.3 Filing
The department may promulgate rules establishing filing fees for the review and examination of such reports.
G312.3 Connections for Temporary External Boilers and Chillers
Buildings whose main use or dominant occupancy is Group I-2 hospital and that are located in a flood hazard area shall be provided with connections for temporary external boilers and chillers in accordance with Section G304.5.2 by January 1, 2033, and a report detailing compliance with such requirements shall be filed with the department in accordance with Section G312.3.2 by such date.
G312.3.1 Modification to the Flood Hazard Area
Where the special flood hazard area or shaded X-Zone is modified on or after the effective date of this section, any building whose main use or dominant occupancy is Group I-2 hospital and that is newly identified as being within such modified special flood hazard area or shaded X-Zone shall comply with the retroactive requirements of Section G312.3 no later than 20 years following the adoption of such modification. The owner of such building shall file with the department a report detailing compliance with such requirements in accordance with Section 312.3.2 no later than 20 years following the adoption of such modification.
G312.3.2 Report of Compliance
The owner of a building required to comply with the provisions of Section G312.3 shall file with the department, by January 1, 2033, a report prepared by a registered design professional (i) certifying that the requirements of Section G312.3 have been satisfied and detailing how such requirements were satisfied or (ii) certifying that any boiler and chiller plants that serve the spaces specified in Item 2 of Section G304.5.2 are located at or above the design flood elevation specified in Table 7-1 of ASCE 24.
G312.3.3 Filing
The department may promulgate rules establishing filing fees for the review and examination of such reports.

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