Limited Oil-Burning Alterations


An alteration to an oil burner/boiler system that is limited in scope that a licensed Oil Burner Installer can do, falling into one of the following categories:

 

CATEGORY - 1

There is a $35,000 cost limitation in any 12 month period and only the following work can be done:

CATEGORY - 1
$35,000 cost limitation per building including appliance and labor in any 12 month period

  • Replace Equipment or Piping: Replacement of oil equipment or oil piping including oil tanks with 330 gallons (1250 L) or less capacity

    Replacement Tanks must have a UL listing or labeling or meet the alternative tank design and construction standards contained in section 1305.14 of the NYC Mechanical Code

 

CATEGORY - 2
No cost and time period limitation, but only the following work can be done:

CATEGORY - 2
Estimated cost of unlimited work, must include all appliance and labor costs
  • Replace oil-burning boilers or water heaters:
    Replacements with heat input of 1 million Btu/h (293 kW) or less

  • Replace oil burners:
    Replacements with heat input of 2.8 million Btu/h (821 kW) or less

  • Relocate oil burner or oil-burning boiler or water heater:
    Relocate within the same, unaltered fire-rated enclosure or room

  • Temporary oil fired mobile boiler:
    Placement of a temporary Department of Buildings registered oil fired mobile boiler at a site for emergency heating

 

For use only with LAA Applications submitted on or after December 31, 2014.

ONLY ONE CATEGORY AND ONE WORK TYPE CAN BE FILED PER LIMITED ALTERATION APPLICATION

 

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