Chapter 1 Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 General Precautions Against Fire

Chapter 4 Emergency Planning and Preparedness

Chapter 5 Fire Operations Features

Chapter 6 Building Services and Systems

Chapter 7 Fire-Resistant Rated Construction

Chapter 8 Interior Furnishings, Decorations and Scenery

Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems

Chapter 10 Means of Egress

Chapter 12 Dry Cleaning

Chapter 13 Combustible Dust-Producing Operations

Chapter 14 Fire Safety During Construction, Alteration and Demolition

Chapter 15 Flammable Finishes

Chapter 16 Fruit and Crop Ripening

Chapter 17 Fumigation and Insecticidal Fogging

Chapter 18 Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities

Chapter 19 Lumber Yards and Wood Waste Materials

Chapter 20 Manufacture of Organic Coatings

Chapter 21 Industrial Furnaces

Chapter 22 Motor Fuel-Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages

Chapter 23 High-Piled Combustible Storage

Chapter 24 Tents and Other Membrane Structures

Chapter 25 Tire Rebuilding and Tire Storage

Chapter 26 Welding and Other Hot Work

Chapter 27 Hazardous Materials--General Provisions

Chapter 28 Aerosols

Chapter 29 Combustible Fibers

Chapter 30 Compressed Gases

Chapter 31 Corrosive Materials

Chapter 32 Cryogenic Fluids

Chapter 34 Flammable and Combustible Liquids

Chapter 35 Flammable Gases

Chapter 36 Flammable Solids

Chapter 38 Liquefied Petroleum Gases

Chapter 39 Organic Peroxides

Chapter 40 Oxidizers

Chapter 41 Pyrophoric Materials

Chapter 42 Pyroxylin Plastics

Chapter 43 Unstable (Reactive) Materials

Chapter 44 Water-Reactive Solids and Liquids

Chapter 45 Referenced Standards

Chapter 46 Fees

Chapter 47 Referenced Standard Modifications

Chapter 48 Pre-Existing Facilities

Chapter 49 Miscellaneous

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   (a)   Scope. This section sets forth or references definitions for terms used in the rules.
   (b)   General Provisions.
      (1)   Terms defined in the Fire Code. Unless otherwise expressly stated, terms used in the rules that are defined in the Fire Code shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Fire Code definitions.
      (2)   Terms defined in the rules. Unless otherwise expressly stated, terms used in the rules shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the definitions set forth in this section or in the other sections of the rules referenced in this section.
      (3)   Other words and terms. Words and terms other than defined terms shall be interpreted in accordance with the provisions of FC201.
      (4)   Identification of defined terms. Terms defined in the Fire Code or the rules appear in the rules in italics.
      (5)   Identification of rule sections. A capital letter "R" preceding any number in the rules, e.g., R201-01(b), shall indicate that reference is being made to a section of the rules or subdivision thereof.
   (c)   Definitions.
      Administrative Code. New York City Administrative Code.
      Alarm service. See R901-01(b).
      Approved central station company. See R901-01(b).
      Asphalt melter. An approved device designed to heat asphalt, typically for waterproofing operations, that, utilizing a flammable gas or a combustible liquid, generates an enclosed flame that indirectly heats a vessel containing the asphalt.
      Bureau of Fire Prevention. Bureau of Fire Prevention of the New York City Fire Department.
      Central station company. See R901-01(b).
      Central station signaling system. See R901-01(b).
      Core building system. Reserved.
      Department of Buildings. New York City Department of Buildings.
      Department of Consumer Affairs. New York City Department of Consumer Affairs.
      Department of Environmental Protection. New York City Department of Environmental Protection.
      Designated representative. See R901-01(b).
      Designated smoking room. See R310-01(b).
      ECB. See R109-01(b).
      Electrical Code. The New York City Electrical Code.
      Fire Prevention Code. The New York City Fire Prevention Code, repealed effective July 1, 2008 by New York City Local Law No. 26 of 2008.
      Flammable plastic foam product. See R315-01(b).
      gpm. Gallons per minute.
      Inspector's test connection. See R903-01(b).
      Letter of approval. Reserved.
      Mandatory system. See R901-01(b).
      Mobile CNG motor fuel system. See R2208-01(b).
      Mobile CNG cascade. See R2208-01(b).
      Natural gas. A mixture of hydrocarbon gases and vapors, consisting principally of methane in gaseous form.
      Notice of disposal. See R104-03(b).
      Notice of seizure. See R104-03(b).
      Notice of violation. See R109-01(b).
      OATH. New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings.
      Piped natural gas. Natural gas supplied by means of piping connected to a public utility distribution system.
      Plumber. A licensed master plumber, as that term is defined by the Building Code, or a person working under the direct and continuing supervision of a licensed master plumber, as authorized by said code.
      Pre-existing (facility or condition). See R102-01(b).
      Pressure reducing devices. See R905-01(b).
      Pressure restrictors. See R905-01(b).
      Professional certification. Reserved.
      Proprietary central station. See R901-01(b).
      Proprietary signaling system. See R901-01(b).
      psi. Pounds per square inch.
      psig. Pounds per square inch gauge.
      Runner service. See R901-01(b).
      Subscriber. See R901-01(b).
      Tar kettle. A device designed to heat tar, asphalt, pitch or similar materials, typically for waterproofing operations, that, utilizing a flammable gas or a combustible liquid, generates a flame to heat a vessel containing such a material. Tar kettle does not include asphalt melters.
      Terminal. See R901-01(b).
      Transmitter. See R901-01(b).
      Voluntary system. See R901-01(b).
      Window/egress gate. See R1025-01(b).
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