Final sprinkler reports under LL26/04 were due July 1, 2019. Unfortunately, DOB isn’t giving any additional time to comply.
There is a chance your building may qualify to challenge the penalty, or request a full/partial waiver, if you meet any of the criteria listed below.
Under 1RCNY103-11, requests must be made in writing, and must meet the following requirements:
If you think your building is actually in compliance or does not fall under LL26/04, you can submit proof to NYCDOBLL26@buildings.nyc.gov.
However, if the buildings don’t qualify for either of these, you’ll have to pay the accrued penalty fees that recently went into effect as of January 1, 2022: Owners who fail to file a report will be fined $5,000 a year, with an additional $1,000 per month starting February 1, 2022.
For a more detailed assessment, reach out to Renee Sosnowski at firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2022 NYC Building Code went into effect on November 7, 2022.
The NYC Department of Buildings has recently released further details on its parking garage inspection requirements.