Mayor Bloomberg and DOB Commissioner Patricia Lancaster announced the completion of the first proposed overhaul to the building code since 1968 yesterday.
You can read the Proposed Construction Code Chapters or watch video of the press conference in dial-up or broadband.
From the papers:
Bloomberg Outlines Plan to Rewrite City’s Construction Codes
Bloomberg Unveils Building Code
City eyes new building code
NYC building code gets first major update since 1968
MIKE BREAKS THE CODE
Building code overhaul
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