FDNY certifies companies to clean Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems. The company certification is valid for a period of one (1) year.
Fire Code section 901.6.3.3 (PDF) sets forth the proper requirements.
The original application fee is $105.00. The renewal application fee is $50.00.
You can get the application online.
The completed company application, all pertinent documents and fees must be mailed to:
Director of Licensing
Bureau of Fire Prevention
Fire Department – City of New York
9 MetroTech Center – Room 1S -1C
Brooklyn, NY 11201-3857
Get Application (PDF)
After an official review of the company application, FDNY will mail a letter of approval valid for a period of one (1) year. The company will have to comply with the Fire Code and New York City Fire Rules to properly conduct cleanings of Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems across the five boroughs.
The principal of the Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems company must present at least five (5) years of legally recognized field experience, hold a valid W64 Certificate of Fitness and provide other pertinent documents outlined in the application in order for the company to become recognized.
The company must keep FDNY insurance records up to date in order to appear on the Approved List.
A complete company application, all pertinent documents and fees must be submitted for review to renew the company certification. It is highly recommended to submit all required documents for renewal at least four (4) weeks prior to expiration of company’s approval.
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