Owner Project Requirements: Standpipe


The work outlined below can only be performed by a Licensed Master Plumber or a Licensed Fire Suppression Contractor. 

Work you can do without a permit, Licensed Fire Suppression Contractor, Licensed Master Plumber or Registered Design Professional

No Standpipe work can be performed without a permit, without hiring a Licensed Fire Suppression Contractor or a Licensed Master Plumber.

Work you can do without a permit

No Standpipe work can be performed without a permit.  A Licensed Plumber or Licensed Fire Suppression Contractor may do emergency work, as set forth in AC §28-105.4.1 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 Standpipe Alteration as an alteration to a standpipe system that is limited in scope, which can only be performed by a Licensed Fire Suppression Contractor.  If the standpipe project exceeds Limited Standpipe Alteration work, a P.E. or 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 standpipe project exceeds the work allowed under the categories of Limited Plumbing Alterations or Limited Standpipe Alterations, a P.E. or R.A. must submit drawings, for approval by the Department, to obtain a work permit.


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