Chapter 1 Material and Equipment Application Procedures

Chapter 2 Boiler Inspections

Chapter 3 Vacant and Unguarded Buildings

Chapter 4 Certificates of Occupancy, Live Loads and Occupancy Loads

Chapter 5 Concrete

Chapter 6 Cranes

Chapter 8 Demolition

Chapter 9 Rigging Operations

Chapter 10 Drums for Derrick Load and Boom Hoists

Chapter 11 Elevators, Escalators, Personnel Hoists and Moving Walks

Chapter 12 Emergency Power Systems

Chapter 13 Adjudications

Chapter 14 Fees [Repealed]

Chapter 15 Fire Protection

Chapter 16 Inspection of Existing Structures During Construction Operations

Chapter 17 Testing Laboratories and Testing Services

Chapter 18 Resistance to Progressive Collapse Under Extreme Local Loads

Chapter 19 Master Plumbers and Licensed Fire Suppression Piping Contractors

Chapter 20 Piping Systems

Chapter 21 Plans

Chapter 22 Pressure Tanks

Chapter 23 Noncommercial Greenhouses

Chapter 24 Refuse Chutes and Refuse Rooms

Chapter 25 Climber and Tower Crane Riggers

Chapter 27 Signs

Chapter 28 Smoke Detecting Devices and Systems and Carbon Monoxide Detecting Devices and Systems

Chapter 29 Sprinkler Systems

Chapter 30 Storage of Certain Waste Materials

Chapter 31 Suspension, Revocation or Limitation of Registration [Repealed]

Chapter 32 Walls [Repealed]

Chapter 33 Exemptions From Civil Penalties

Chapter 34 Electrical Code Rules

Chapter 35 Electrical Inspection

Chapter 36 Electrical Contractors

Chapter 37 Reference Standards

Chapter 38 Ventilation

Chapter 39 Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers

Chapter 40 Installation and Maintenance of Gas-Fueled Water and Space Heaters in All Portions of Dwellings Used or Occupied for Living Purposes

Chapter 41 Venting of Gas Water Heaters and Other Gas Appliances in Multiple Dwellings

Chapter 42 Entrance Doors, Locks and Intercommunication Systems

Chapter 43 Installation of Security Items in Multiple Dwellings

Chapter 44 Exemptions From Filing Requirements [Repealed]

Chapter 45 Building Permit Application Procedures

Chapter 46 Authorized Representatives

Chapter 48 Construction Superintendents [Repealed]

Chapter 49 Outdoor Signs

Chapter 50 Distributed Energy Resource Standards

Chapter 51 Dormitories

Chapter 52 Notification to the Department of Commencement of Work Pursuant to an Earthwork Permit

Chapter 100 [Administration; Enforcement; Maintenance of Buildings; Licensing; Miscellaneous Provisions]

Chapter 300 Use and Occupancy Classification

Chapter 400 Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy

Chapter 900 Fire Protection Systems

Chapter 1000 Means of Egress

Chapter 1100 Accessibility

Chapter 3000 Elevators and Conveying Systems

Chapter 3300 Safeguards During Construction and Demolition

Chapter 3500 Referenced Standards

Chapter 3600 Appendices

Chapter 4000 Electrical Code

Chapter 5000 New York City Energy Conservation Code

Chapter 6000 Fuel Gas Code

Chapter 7000 Mechanical Code

Chapter 8000 New York City Plumbing Code

Chapter 9000 Zoning

   (a)   Applicable standard with modifications. For alterations in buildings originally occupied:
      (1)   on or before March 13, 1991, in accordance with Item 2.1 of Section 1101.3.2 of the New York City Building Code ("Building Code"), bathroom and powder room prototypes contained herein shall be constructed and equipped as set forth in ANSI A117.1-1986, American National Standard for Buildings and Facilities Providing Accessibility and Usability for Physically Handicapped People, subject to modifications provided in this rule.
      (2)   after March 13, 1991, or for bathrooms and powder rooms that do not fully comply with the prototypes in this section, the provisions of ANSI A117.1-2009, Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, and Chapter 11 of the Building Code apply. If compliance with ANSI A117.1-2009 is a hardship, the applicant may request a waiver pursuant to the provisions of Section 1101.3.5 of the Building Code.
   (b)   Minimum number of accessible fixtures. In a bathroom complying with item 2.1 of Section 1101.3.2 of the Building Code, at least one lavatory, one water closet and either a bathtub or Shower shall comply with ANSI A117.1-1986, In a powder room complying with item  2.1 of Section 1101.3.2 of the Building Code that contains only a lavatory and a water closet, such lavatory and water closet shall comply with ANSI A117.1-1986.
   (c)   Additional fixtures. An additional bathing fixture within such bathroom, as shown in Figure 1, need not fully comply with ANSI A117.1-1986 provided the following conditions are met:
      (1)   The three basic required fixtures are within an area of 5'-5" by 7'-4" minimum finished dimensions, and
      (2)   Any additional bathing fixture is provided with reinforcements for the installation of grab bars, and
      (3)   If a door is provided for accessing the additional bathing fixture, it is 2'-8" clear or as close to that dimension as possible, and
      (4)   The additional bathing fixture contains all other required features, including, but not limited to, reinforcement for future mounting of shower seat, shower faucet and control and shower spray unit.
Figure 1
   (d)   Prototypes. The prototypes in Figures 2 through 6 are acceptable as-of-right for bathrooms and powder rooms designed and constructed pursuant to item 2.1 of Section 1101.3.2 of the Building Code.
   (e)   Design drawing requirements.
      (1)   The following items shall be indicated on the design drawings for the bathroom or powder room:
         (i)   Future outward swing of the bathroom door indicated by a dotted line on the drawings and indications that such outward door swing does not obstruct a wheelchair user's access from the adjacent space.
         (ii)   Dimensions of grab bar reinforcement at all required locations.
         (iii)   Finished dimensions.
      (2)   General notes. The following notes shall be placed on the drawings:
         (i)   Future outward door swing indicated by dotted line on drawings.
         (ii)   Note on door schedule that the door and frames are provided with mortised hinge and latch blanks to permit future reversal of the door on the same frames using common hand tools and without further alterations to the door and frames.
   (f)   Powder rooms. The prototypes in Figures 2 through 6 can also be considered acceptable powder room prototypes so long as the finished dimensions are measured as if there were a wall flush with the front face of the tub or shower.
Figure 2
Figure 3
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Figure 5
Figure 6
   (g)   Prototype for secondary bathrooms. The prototype of a bathroom with a stall shower shown in Figures 7 and 8, below, is acceptable as-of-right in secondary bathrooms designed and constructed pursuant to item 2.1 of Section 1101.3.2 of the Building Code.
Figure 7
Figure 8
(Eff. 12/30/15)
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