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Wed 05.21.2014

2014 NYC Construction Codes Overview


When: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM WEDNESDAY, MAY 21

Where: At The Center   

This presentation will inform the professional community of the changes made to the NYC Construction Codes as part of the NYC Department of Buildings Code Revision process and by other local laws passed by City Council in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, collectively known as the 2014 NYC Construction Codes.

Recent local law amendments to be covered include:

  • Chapter one of Title 28 of the New York City Construction Codes
  • New York City Building Code as they pertain to new safety enhancements in the use, occupancy, egress and accessibility design requirements
  • New York City Building Code as it pertains to enhanced fire-safety design requirements for high-rise buildingsand updated structural design requirements for wind and seismic design of buildings
  • New York City Building Code Appendix G as it pertains to the most recent flood-resistant design requirements for safe construction in flood zones, including newly-designated flood hazard areas

Keith Wen, Keith Wen, RA, Technical Advisor to the Office of the Commissioner

Price: Free

Organized by: NYC Department of Buildings

Co-hosted by: AIANY Building Codes Committee

Watch the video of this program here.



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