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2015-033: Establishes requirements for developing and applying for acceptance of an equivalent adhesive anchor installer certification program.
2015-032: Rescinds 1 APPN and 17 OPPNs that are no longer applicable under any code.
2015-031: Clarifies the submittal and permitting process for projects that require Structural Peer Review per BC Section 1617. Supersedes BB 2013-014.
2015-030: Clarifies the accessibility requirements for detectable warnings at pools.
2015-029: Clarifies the planning required for construction sites to prepare for high-wind events.
2015-028: Establishes special inspection requirements for certain prescribed materials.
Did You Know?
Homeowners and Small Business owners can visit our borough offices after hours each Tuesday for one on one assistance.
Bill de Blasio, Mayor
Rick D. Chandler, P.E., Commissioner
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