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Codes and Standards

Codes and Standards
15-01 Communication and Alarm Systems
15-02 Interior Fire and Signal System for Place of Public Assembly
ADA
Application for Registration of Filing Processor (Expeditor) for Company Owner, Principal or Self Employed
Application to Apply to be a NYFD Approved Smoke Detector Maintenance Company
ASHRAE
Central Station Monitoring of Fire Alarm Systems
Certificate of Fitness for City-Wide Maintenance of Smoke Detectors (W-26)
City of New York Fire Incident Report Request Form
City of New York Violation Request Form PR5
City of New York Violation Special Report Request Form PR4
Comprehensive (combined) Fire Safety / Emergency Action Plan Preparation and Submittal Documents
Current Listings of Approved Smoke Detector Maintenance, Central Station Companies, and Expediters
Department Of Buildings 2001 – 2003 MEA Report
Department Of Buildings: Bulletins, PPNs, Dir, Exec Order, Memos
Developing a High Rise Residential Fire Safety Program
DOB Building Search
Electrical Questions to the Building Department
Factory Mutual
FDNY TM-1 Application for Plan Examination
FDNY TM-2 Application for Certificate Of Approval (COA)
FDNY TM-3 Professional Certification Application
FDNY TM-4 Technology Management Fire Alarm Variance Form
FDNY Foundation
FDNY Major Fires and Emergencies
FDNY The Series
Fire Alarm Inspection Unit (FAIU)
Fire Safety Director’s Association of Greater New York
Inside The Fire Department
International Code Council
International Code Council: New NYC Construction Codes
International Code Council: 2007 NYS Codes
International Code Council: 2010 NYS Codes
International Municipal Signal Association
Message to The Fire Commissioner
Nassau County Fire Commission
National Fire Protection Association
National Fire Protection Association: Codes and Standards
National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies
NEMA
New York City 311: Request for Fire Alarm Inspection
New York City.gov
New York City Building Code 2008
New York City Building Department AEU@: Certificate of Correction (for ECB Violations only)
New York City Buildings Bulletins, PPNs, Dir, Exec Order and Memos
New York City Buildings Electrical Inspection Application ED16A
New York City Buildings: How to File an Application and Get a Permit
New York City Development Hub
New York City Fire Code
New York City Fire Code Comment Form
New York City Fire Department
New York City Fire Department: Title 3 of the Rules of the City of New York
New York City Mayor’s Office
New York City Use and Occupancy Classification
New York State Codes
New York State Codes: International Code Council
New York State Division of Licensing
New York State Education Division Professional Architect and Engineers Licenses
News From The Blue Room
NICET Program Manual
NIST Building and Fire Publications
Office of Technology Management Bulletins, Documents, “Plan Examination Procedures and Submissions” and Information
One Way Voice Communication Systems Chapter 900 (907-01)
OSHA
Professional Certification of Fire Alarm System Installations 3 RCNY 104-02
Smoke Detector Maintenance Rule Title 3 Fire Department
Study Materials for Certificate of Fitness for Fire Alarm Systems S-95
Study Materials for Certificate of Fitness for the Maintenance and Testing of Smoke Detectors (W-26)
Underwriters Laboratories

FAIU 2011 Bulletins

FAIU 2011 Bulletins
06/20/2011 Issuance . Fire Alarm Acceptance Test:
Checklist #06-01-11

Guidelines for conducting Fire Alarm Inspection Test.
07/18/2011 Issuance . Letter of Approval Bulletin #08-01-11
Relevant Code Section FC 104.2
Describes the format of the new Letter of Approval.
09/06/2011 Issuance . Information Bulletin #09-01-11
Relevant Code Section BC 27-975, BC 911
Requirement for the manual central office activating device.
09/10/2011 Issuance . Information Bulletin #09-02-11
Relevant Code Section FC 901.5
Extension of the Letter of Defect and Violation Order.
09/30/2011 Issuance . Information Bulletin #09-03-11
Relevant Code Section BC Q106, NFPA 72
Clarification of Installation Requirements for Notification Appliance Circuit Power Extenders.
12/05/2011 Issuance . Information Bulletin #12-01-11
Relevant Code Section Article 760, 2011 NYC Electrical Code
Recommended Power Supplies for Fire Alarm and Detection Systems.

FAIU 2012 Bulletins

FAIU 2012 Bulletins
01/05/2012 Issuance . Information Bulletin #01-01-12
Detailed guide on restoration, replacement or removal of the supervisory service from a Fire Department approved Central Station.
01/06/2012 Issuance . Information Bulletin #01-02-12
Relevant Code Section NFPA 72
Clarification regarding conditions where the evacuation signal generated by a building fire alarm system may be subject to modifications.
06/04/2012 Issuance . Information Bulletin #06-01-12
New Inspection Scheduling Procedures.
08/01/2012 Issuance . Information Bulletin #08/01/2012
Relevant Code Section BC 904, FC 904, NFPA 72
Sprinkler and automatic fire suppression subsystems in multi-hazard locations.
08/01/2012 Issuance . Information Bulletin #08-02-12
Relevant Code Section FC 104.1
Mounting Height for Fire Alarm Equipment.
08/10/2012 Issuance . Information Bulletin #08/03/2012
Relevant Code Section FC 105.1.1; Title 3 of RCNY, § 901-01
Changes in Administration of Fire Alarm Monitoring Services.
12/12/2012 Issuance . Information Bulletin #12-01-12
Relevant Code Section Section FC A03
Expedited Processing of Letters of Approval.

FAIU 2013 Bulletins

FAIU 2013 Bulletins
04-15-13 Issuance . Information Bulletin #04-01-13
Relevant Code Section FC 105.1.1
Notice of Electronic Filing of Terminal Assignments

Office of Technology Management Bulletins

Office of Technology Management Bulletins
OTB Bulletin #07/2008
Subject: Clarification of Fire Department Policy Regarding Inquiry Tone and Key Staff Notification in High Rise Buildings with Emergency Voice/Alarm Communication Systems in accordance with NYC Building Code section § 907.2.12.
OTB Bulletin #04/2009
Subject: Clarification of Fire Department Policy and Regulation for Collection of Fees for Fire Alarm Plan Examination and Fire Alarm Variance Review Request submitted to the Office of Technology Management in accordance with NYC Fire Code section § FC 117.
OTB Bulletin #06/2009
Subject: Inspection and Operation of Fire alarm systems with connected Carbon Monoxide Detection in Group E (Education/Schools) occupancies.
OTB Bulletin #10/2009 (REVISED 3/31/2011)
Subject: Fire Alarm Plan Submission and Procedures at FDNY.
OTB Bulletin #10-2/2009 (REVISED 6/07/2011)
Subject: Clarification Of Fire Department And Department Of Buildings Consultative Determination Regarding Replacement Of Control Equipment And/Or Fire Command Stations Of Existing Prior Approved Advisory Class ‘E’ Fire Alarm Systems Or New Replacements Of Entire Systems Of The Advisory Class ‘E’ Fire Alarm Systems.
OTB Bulletin #3-1/2010 (revised 03/17/2012)
Subject: Information And Instructions For Submission Of As-Built Drawings.
OTB Bulletin #01/2011
Subject: Fire Department In-Building Auxiliary Radio Communication Systems. | Addendum
OTB Bulletin #02/2011 (revised 02/13)
Subject: Guidance for the submission of the TM-5: Application for Rooftop Access Variance/Plan Review, in accordance with the rooftop access and obstruction requirements set forth in the NYC Fire Code (2008) FC504.
OTB Bulletin #11/2011
Subject: This Bulletin sets forth a uniform policy for designating floor(s) in the fire alarm (FA) construction and inspectorial documentation for use by design professionals, plan examiners, field inspectors and electrical contractors.
OTB Bulletin #03/2012
Subject: This Bulletin sets forth a uniform policy and procedures for legalizing existing building fire alarm systems with minimum requirements necessary to obtain FDNY Letter of Approval pursuant to the 1968 Building Code for use by owners, design professionals, plan examiners, inspectors and relevant industry entities at large.
OTB Bulletin #03-2/2012
Subject: The use of Managed Facilities Voice Networks (MFVN) as transmission carriers of Fire Alarm System signals to Central Station.
OTB Bulletin #10-1/2012
Subject: Procedures and information concerning alterations, installations and filing of fire suppression systems for FDNY review.
OTB Bulletin #11/2012
Subject: Emergency Replacement of Damaged Fire Alarm Systems.
OTB Bulletin #01/2013
Subject: Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Fueled Heaters Used For Pest Extermination.
OTB Bulletin #05-1/2013
Subject: On-Site Diesel Fleet Fueling Variance: Filing Procedures at FDNY.
OTB Bulletin #05-2/2013
Subject: Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems: Filing Procedures at FDNY.
OTB Bulletin #05-3/2013
Subject: Planned Impairment Of Sprinklers And Standpipes: Filing Procedures at FDNY.
OTB Bulletin #05-4/2013
Subject: Rangehood Fire Extinguishing Systems: Filing Procedures At FDNY.
OTB Bulletin #07-01/2013
Subject: Clarification Of Fire Department Policy Regarding Fire Alarm Maintenance, Testing And Inspection Computerized Records In Accordance With 2008 NYC Fire Code A§ 901.6.2.

OTM Management Plan Examination Procedures & Submissions

Office of Technology Management Plan Examination Procedures and Submissions
Application for Plan Examination TM-1
Subject: Required form for submission of plans to FDNY plan examination units.
Application for Certificate of Approval TM-2
Subject: Required form for submission of listed equipment subject to FDNY review and approval.
Professional Certification Application TM-3
Subject: Required form for submission of Professional Certification of Installation of Fire Alarm System.
Fire Alarm Variance Form TM-4 for Submission
Subject: Required Form And Fee Submission For Requested Fire Alarm Variances Or Proposals Not Supported Or Determinable Through The Application Of Existing New York City Fire Alarm Regulations, Rules, Codes, Bulletins, Standards Or Policies.
Rooftop Variance Application Form TM-5
Subject: Application for Rooftop Access Variance/Plan Review.
Form FA-12: Managed Facilities Voice Networks (MFVN)
Subject: Certification Form For The Use Of Managed Facilities Voice Networks (MFVN) As Transmission Carriers Of Fire Alarm System Signals To Central Station.
Professional Certification of Fire Alarm Systems
Subject: Professional Certification of Fire Alarm Systems pursuant to Fire Code section FC 104.2.1 and 3RCNY § 104-02