Deadline Extended for
Mandatory Gas Piping Systems Inspections for Community Districts 1, 3,
Building owners in Community
Districts 1, 3, and 10 in each borough now have until
June 30, 2021 to complete
Local Law 152 mandated certified inspections of exposed gas piping systems.
Please read our full
Who does this extension apply to?
deadlines are based on community districts.
Buildings owners in borough Community Districts 1, 3 & 10
were previously required to complete the inspection requirements by December 31, 2020, but these
community districts have been granted a 6-month extension.
To identify your
community district, you can search by address at:
What does this inspection certification cover?
To meet the inspection reporting requirement, building
owners must submit to the Department a signed
GPS2: Gas Piping System Periodic Inspection Certification via
our online portal.
in the R3 occupancy groups or typical one-
and two-family homes are exempt and therefore do not have to meet this
inspection reporting requirement.
file the Gas Piping System Periodic Inspection Certification
by the corresponding deadline will result in a civil
penalty of $10,000.
More information on mandatory gas piping systems inspections can be found in our
Frequently Asked Questions.
For Local Law 152 certification
deadlines for other community districts, please see our
Notice. For additional questions, email: LL152of16@buildings.nyc.gov.
Commercial Building Owners
Have 6 Additional Months to Install Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Owners of buildings equipped with a fire alarm system, and
that contain Group A-1, A-2, A-3, Group B or Group M
occupancies, now have an extra 6 months to install carbon
monoxide detectors as required by
Local Law 191. These property owners now have until July 1, 2021 to
complete the installations. This new date replaces the prior January
1, 2021 deadline. To determine
your building's occupancy group, please refer to your building's
certificate of occupancy or to
Chapter 3 of the New York City Building Code.
Installed carbon monoxide detectors must have built-in sounder
bases, transmit a signal to a central supervising station, and
comply with city
Code. The detectors are not required to be installed in the
kitchens of these buildings. For more information on this extension, please see our
The Department of Buildings strongly encourages building owners to install these
potentially life-saving devices as soon as possible and not
wait until the deadline approaches.
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