Acronym Glossary

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Work Type Acronyms

BL: Boiler
CC: Curb Cut
CH: Chute
DM: Demolition and Removal
EQ: Construction Equipment
EW: Equipment Work
FA: Fire Alarm
FB: Fuel Burning
FN: Fence
FP: Fire Suppression
FS: Fuel Storage
MH: Mechanical/HVAC
OT: Other
PL: Plumbing
SD: Standpipe
SF: Scaffold
SG: Sign
SP: Sprinkler

Permit Type Acronyms

AR: Architectural
EA: Earthwork
FO: Foundation
ME: Mechanical
NP: No Plans
PL: Plumbing
SH: Sidewalk Shed
ST: Structural
ZO: Zoning

Building Type Acronyms

NB: New Building
Alt1: Alteration Type 1
Alt2: Alteration Type 2
Alt3: Alteration Type 3

Professional Acronyms

PE: Professional Engineer
RA: Registered Architect
GC: General Contractor

Legal Acronyms

AC: Administrative Code
APPN: Administrative Policy and Procedure Notice
BC: Building Code
HPD: Housing Preservation and Development
LL: Local Law
LPPN: Legal Policy and Procedures Notice
MDL: Multiple Dwelling Law
NYC DEP: New York City Department of Environmental Protection
NYC RR: New York City Report Recommendations
NYS DOH: New York State Department of Health
NYS ECL: New York State Environmental Conservation Law
OPPN: Operations Policy and Procedure Notice
PPN: Policy and Procedure Notice
RCNY: Rules of the City of New York
RS: Reference Standard
TPPN: Technical Policy and Procedure Notice
ZR: Zoning Regulations

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