This bill would require all R-2 occupancies to install portable fire extinguishers in a common area on every floor with at least one occupied unit.
- Filed (End of Session)
Int. No. 312
By Council Members Rodriguez and Brannan
A Local Law to amend the New York city fire code, in relation to requiring portable fire extinguishers in all multiple dwellings
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Item one of section FC 906.1 of the New York city fire code, as enacted by local law number 148 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:
906.1 Where required. Portable fire extinguishers shall be installed in the following locations.
1. In all Group A, B, E, F, H, I, M, R-1, R-2 [adult homes and enriched housing], and S occupancies. In all R-2 occupancies, including those lawfully existing prior to the effective date of this section, portable fire extinguishers shall be installed in a common area on every floor with at least one dwelling unit.
§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.
LS #4253/Int. 943-2015