Fire Department Roof Access

Did you know that in certain buildings, your roof may need to be accessible for Fire Department personnel using a ladder apparatus? Access should be provided to the flat roof of every building that is 100 feet or less in height. Read More >

Comprehensive Fire Safety and Emergency Action Plan

April 30, 2015 | NYC Fire Department
Did you know that high-rise and other large buildings containing educational, hotel, malls, and assembly occupancies must have an Comprehensive Fire Safety/Emergency Action Plan? Read More >

New Process for Places of Assembly

Beginning May 7th, 2013, any new or existing valid Places of Assembly will receive a Department of Buildings Certificate of Operation that does not expire. For the first year of issuance, the Certificate of Operation may be posted at the premises on its own. Read More >