Building Local Laws
What are the Most Important Residential Building Local Laws?
Local Law 152: Gas Inspection Covers the requirements for gas pipeline inspection and reporting, and where the building’s responsibilities lie.
Local Law 11: FISP Covers the façade inspection and safety program, as well as the reporting duties of building owners.
Local Law 147: Smoking Policy Covers the laws on building-wide smoking policies and the disclosure of regulations around smoking.
Local Law 195: Fire Protection/Evacuation Plan Covers fire alarms and fire protection plans, as well as the reporting of those matters.
Local Law 55: Indoor Health Hazards Covers the procedure for treating vermin, roaches, and other indoor allergen hazards in residential buildings.
Local Law 97: Buildings Emissions Law Covers requirements for energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions.
Local Law 154: Construction on a Residential Building Covers requirements when construction or repairs are being carried out in a building where people are living.
Local Law 87: Energy Audits and Retrofitting Covers requirements for reporting on, and addressing, energy efficiency in residential buildings.
Local Laws 92 and 94: Sustainable Roof Zones Covers the requirements for creating a sustainable roof zone and the conditions that would mandate such a zone.
BLC 727: Preventing Conflict of Interest Covers the reporting requirements for co-op board members to prove that they have no conflict of interest.
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