DOB & COVID-19 Updates
Local Law 191 of 2018: Deadline for Installation of Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Commercial Spaces Extended
Local Law 191 of 2018 requires buildings that are equipped with a fire alarm system and contain Occupancy Group A-1, A-2, A-3, Group B or Group M to install carbon monoxide detectors by January 1, 2021. A new bill approved by the City Council on December 17, 2020, and expected to become law on January 18, 2021, extends the deadline for compliance to July 1, 2021. Click here to read the full service update.
Exposed gas piping systems in all buildings, except one- or two-family homes, must be inspected by a Licensed Master Plumber (LMP), or a qualified individual working under the direct and continuing supervision of a LMP, at least once every four years according to the schedule set out in 1 RCNY §103-10. A new bill approved by the City Council on December 17, 2020, and expected to become law on January 18, 2021, extends the inspection deadline for buildings in Community Districts (CD) 1, 3, and 10 in all boroughs from December 31, 2020, to June 30, 2021. Click here to read the full service update.