This chapter provides requirements for relocated or moved structures.
The building shall be safe for human occupancy as determined by the Fire Code of New York State and the Property Maintenance Code of New York State. Any repair, alteration, or change of occupancy undertaken within the moved structure shall comply with the requirements of this code applicable to the work being performed. Any field-fabricated elements shall comply with the requirements of the Building Code of New York State.
The building shall be located on the lot in accordance with the requirements of the Building Code of New York State.
The foundation system of relocated buildings shall comply with the Building Code of New York State.
The connection of the relocated building to the foundation shall comply with the Building Code of New York State.
Buildings shall comply with Building Code of New York State wind provisions.

Exceptions:


1. Group U occupancies where wind loads at the new location are not higher than those at the previous location.
2. Structural elements whose stress is not increased by more than 5 percent.
Buildings shall comply with Building Code of New York State seismic provisions at the new location.

Exceptions:


1. Structures in Seismic Design Categories A and B where the seismic loads at the new location are not higher than those at the previous location.
2. Stuctural elements whose stress is not increased by more than 5 percent.
Structures shall comply with Building Code of New York State snow loads where snow loads at the new location are higher than those at the previous location.

Exception:
Structural elements whose stress is not increased by more than 5 percent.
If relocated or moved into a flood hazard area, structures shall comply with Section 1612 of the Building Code of New York State.
The code enforcement official shall be authorized to inspect, or to require approved professionals to inspect at the expense of the owner, the various structural parts of a relocated building to verify that structural components and connections have not sustained structural damage. Any repairs required by the code enforcement official as a result of such inspection shall be made prior to the final approval.
Resources