Owner Project Requirements: Sprinkler
The work outlined below can only
be performed by a Licensed Master Plumber or a Licensed Fire Suppression Contractor.
Work that can be done initially without a permit
No Sprinkler work can be performed without a permit. A Licensed Fire Suppression Contractor or a Licensed Master Plumber may do the following work without initially obtaining a permit:
When you need to hire a professional and obtain a permit
NYC Administrative Code defines Limited Plumbing Alteration
as a repair of a plumbing or fuel gas piping system, which can only be performed by a Licensed Plumber. If the plumbing project exceeds Limited Plumbing Alteration
work, a Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Registered Architect (R.A.) must submit drawings for approval to the Department to obtain a work permit.Fire Suppression Contractor
NYC Administrative Code defines Limited Sprinkler Alteration
as an alteration to a sprinkler system that is limited in scope, which can only be performed by a Licensed Fire Suppression Contractor. If the standpipe project exceeds Limited Sprinkler Alteration
work, a Registered Design Professional (Professional Engineer (P.E.) or Registered Architect (R.A.)) must submit drawings for approval by the Department to obtain a work permit.
When you need to hire a Registered Design Professional and Licensed Master Plumber or Fire Suppression Contractor to obtain a permit
If the Sprinkler project exceeds the work allowed under the categories of Limited Plumbing Alterations or Limited Sprinkler Alterations, a P.E. or R.A. must submit drawings, for approval by the Department, to obtain a work permit.
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