Limited Sprinkler & Standpipe Alterations



Limited Sprinkler Alterations

An alteration to a sprinkler system that is limited in scope that a licensed Fire Suppression Piping Contractor 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
  1. Changes that do not alter the type of sprinkler system

  2. New Sprinkler Heads: Install up to five new sprinkler heads off of an existing sprinkler system

  3. Rearrange Sprinkler Heads: Rearrange not more than 20 sprinkler heads in areas classified in light hazard occupancy, in restaurant service areas classified in Group 1 ordinary hazard occupancy, or in mercantile areas classified in Group 2 ordinary hazard occupancy

  4. Relocation of piping that does not affect the operation of the sprinkler system

  5. Replacement of parts required for the operation of a sprinkler system

 

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
  1. Sprinkler Heads for Existing Sprinkler System: Replacement of sprinkler heads, provided that orifice sizes, type and deflector positions remain the same


Limited Standpipe Alterations

An alteration to an existing combined standpipe system that a licensed Fire Suppression Piping Contractor can do:

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   
  1. Relocate Hose Source and Cabinets: Relocation of standpipe auxiliary hose sources and cabinets within 10 ft. of original location provided existing covered area is not affected

    Relocation must comply with the NYC Code requirements for a new installation

  2. Replace Parts: Replacement of parts required for operation of a combined standpipe system


 

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

N/A

 

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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