DOB: Bulletins BB 2022-01 and BB 2022-02

The Department issued BB 2022-001 and BB 2022-001 Highlights to describe FEMA’s clarifications on residential ancillary spaces and building systems, and the applicability to applications required to comply with Appendix G of the New York City Building Code.

The Department also issued BB 2022-002 to establish acceptance criteria for couplings used as mechanical joints for water supply and distribution, sanitary drainage, and storm drainage piping systems.

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As always, stay in touch if you have questions or require additional information.

Kind Regards,


Izabella Vais

Strategic Policy and Industry Relations

Industry Engagement Advisor

Department of Buildings

City of New York



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