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

Master Plumber
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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