Updated NYS Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code

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From the New York State Department of State Division of Building Standards & Codes

On December 6, 2019, the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council (the “Code Council”) adopted rules that updated the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (the “Uniform Code”) and the State Energy Conservation Construction Code (the “Energy Code”). The Department of State, acting on behalf of the Code Council, filed Notices of Adoption of these rules which appeared in the February 12, 2020 edition of the New York State Register.

This notice advises you of the above and that code changes have occurred which will change the requirements relative to carbon monoxide alarm locations for any homes constructed for installation in New York on and after May 12th.