Bulletins are issued to provide advice to code enforcing agencies, builders, and designers when it is found that an issue that is in need of clarification is adequately dealt with by existing rules and that rulemaking is not appropriate or necessary.

 No. 15-4 Issued, Dec. 2015
(Supersedes Bulletin No. 11-1)
Energy Subcode Compliance
 No. 15-3 Issued, Dec. 2015 Group Classifications for Residential and Institutional Occupancies
 No. 15-2 Issued, Sept. 2015
(Supersedes Bulletin No. 12-1)
Adopted Codes, Standards and Recommended Practices Referenced Under Informational Notes of the National Electrical Code 2014
 No. 15-1 Issued, July 2015
(Correction March 2016)
Liquid Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Carbonated Beverage Systems
 No. 14-3 Issued, Nov. 2014 Jurisdiction Over Site Work
 No. 14-2 Code Ref. Update, Feb. 2016 Use of NFPA 14 Manual Wet Fire Standpipes
 No. 14-1 Code Ref. Update, Feb. 2016 New One- or Two-Family Dwellings Installing NFPA 13D or P2904 Instead of NFPA 13R Sprinkler Systems
 No. 13-1B Revised, June 2015 Pile Foundation Design Issues in Flood Hazard Areas for One- and Two-Family Dwellings
 No. 13-1A Issued, May 2013

Elevating Existing Houses

 No. 11-3

Issued, May 2011

Antifreeze in New Residential and Commercial Fire Sprinkler Systems-NFPA 13, 13D or 13R

 No. 11-2

Issued, Apr. 2011

Fire Alarm Transmission Channels and Managed Facilities Voice Networks

 No. 09-1

Code Ref. Update, Jan. 2016
(Supersedes Bulletin No. 04-1)
Permit Requirements for LP-Gas Systems

 No. 07-3

Revised, June 2015

Ice Dam Membrane/Ice Barrier

 No. 07-1

Code Ref. Update, Jan. 2016 Premanufactured Construction

 No. 06-1

Issued, Feb. 2006

Work Performed Without Permits

 No. 05-2

Revised, Dec. 2015

Seismic Hazard Maps

 No. 05-1

Code Ref. Update, Sept. 2008

Issuance of Notice of Violation After Issuance of Certificate of Occupancy and Transfer of Title

 No. 04-2 Issued, Jul. 2004
(Supersedes Bulletin No. 95-3)

Oxford House

 No. 03-5

Revised, Dec. 2015

Special Inspections

 No. 03-4

Revised, Dec. 2015 Wind Speed Map

 No. 03-3

Revised, Apr. 2013

Public Access to Building Plans

 No. 02-2

Revised, Apr. 2008

Availability of Concrete-Encased Electrodes

 No. 02-1

Issued, Jan. 2002

Affordable Housing

 No. 01-2 Code Ref. Update, Feb. 2016

Temporary Certificates of Occupancy

 No. 01-1 Issued, May 2001

Railroad Facilities and Superfund Sites

 No. 00-3

Revised, Jan 2014
(Supersedes Bulletin No. 91-3)

Public Schools - Plan Review Procedure, Facility Planning Standards, and UCC Enhancements

 No. 99-3

Code Ref. Update, Oct. 2007

Carbon Monoxide Alarms

 No. 99-2

Revised, Oct. 2008

Testing of Backflow Preventers

 No. 99-1

Revised, Aug. 2008

Periodic Electrical Inspections, and "Bonding and Grounding" Certificates for Swimming Pools, Spas, and Hot Tubs

 No. 98-4

Code Ref. Update, Apr. 2006

Site Lighting Installations by Utilities

 No. 98-3

Revised, Dec. 2013

Health Care Facilities Plan Review

 No. 98-1

Issued, Jan. 1998 Rehab Subcode Matrix

 No. 97-1

Issued, Oct. 1997

Development, Fire Safety, and Prior Approvals

 No. 96-3

Issued, Dec. 1996

Prior Approval for Septic Systems

 No. 96-2

Code Ref. Update, Jan. 2016

Signing and Sealing of Construction Documents

 No. 96-1

Issued, Apr. 1996

Contractor Pricing

 No. 95-2

Issued, Sept. 1995

Elder Cottage Housing Opportunities (ECHO) Units

 No. 95-1D

Issued, Sept. 1995
(Supersedes Bulletin No. 88-8)

Removal/Abandonment of Underground Storage Tanks Regulated by DEP

 No. 95-1C

Issued, Sept. 1995

Installation of Underground Storage Tanks Regulated by DEP

 No. 95-1B

Issued, Sept. 1995
(Combines and Supersedes Bulletin Nos. 88-3, 91-4 and 93-1)

Removal/Abandonment of Residential Heating Oil Tanks and Other Heating Oil Tanks Under 2001 Gallons

 No. 95-1A

Issued, Sept. 1995
(Supersedes Bulletin No. 92-2)

Installation of Residential Heating Oil Tanks and Other Heating Oil Tanks Under 2001 Gallons

 No. 95-1

Issued, Sept. 1995 Flammable and Combustible Liquid Storage Tanks

 No. 94-10

Code Ref. Update, Oct. 2007

Standard Forms and Fees

 No. 94-9

Code Ref. Update, Jan. 2016
(Combines and Supersedes Bulletin Nos. 81-2 and 90-4)

Accepted Engineering Practice

 No. 94-8

Revised, Dec. 2015
(Supersedes Bulletin No. 81-9)

Ground Snow Loads

 No. 94-7

Revised, July 2016 Plans for Elevator Devices

 No. 94-6

Code Ref. Update, Feb. 2006
(Supersedes Bulletin No. 88-5)
Fire Alarm Systems

 No. 94-4

Code Ref. Update, Oct. 2007

Partial Plan Filing and Approval

 No. 94-3

Code Ref. Update, Feb. 2006 Permit Documentation

 No. 94-2

Code Ref. Update, Oct. 2007 Emergency Operation of Elevators

 No. 94-1

Revised, Apr. 2008
(Supersedes Bulletin No. 90-6)

Sizing of Gas Piping

 No. 93-7

Code Ref. Update, Nov. 2008

Temporary Construction in Campgrounds

 No. 93-5

Code Ref. Update, Feb. 2014

Renovations and Demolitions Involving Asbestos

 No. 93-4

Revised, Feb. 2006

Radon Hazard Subcode and Radon Mitigation Work in Existing Buildings

 No. 93-3

Code Ref. Update, Jan. 2016

Cathodic Protection of Gas Piping

 No. 93-2

Revised, Feb. 1997 Leased Structures

 No. 91-2

Revised, June 2005 Compliance with Requirements of the Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Act

 No. 90-8

Code Ref. Update, Dec. 2005

Alterations Mandated by Other Codes

 No. 90-7

Code Ref. Update, Jan. 2016

Churches and Houses of Worship, Mixed-Use Occupancy

 No. 90-5

Issued, Dec. 1990

Placement of Gas Piping Inspection Stickers

 No. 90-3

Code Ref. Update, Jan. 2016

Gypsum Wallboard Classification

 No. 88-10

Code Ref. Update, Mar. 2008 Private On-Site Water Supply Systems
 No. 88-2 Revised, Dec. 1994 Manufactured Housing

 No. 88-1

Revised, Nov. 2005

Electric Utility Company Installations

 No. 85-4 Code Ref. Update, Nov. 2005

Inspection of Gas Piping and Appliance Installations

 No. 81-7

Code Ref. Update, Oct. 2007

Plans/Sketches for the Upgrade and Installation of Smoke Alarms in Hotels and Multiple Dwellings

 No. 80-6

Code Ref. Update, Jan. 2016

Manufactured Homes

 No. 80-5

Code Ref. Update, Nov. 2005 Proper Utilization of Temporary Power Taps

 No. 79-7

Revised, May 1995

Septic Systems

 No. 79-6

Code Ref. Update, Mar. 2014 Hotel and Multiple Dwelling Security Requirements
 No. 79-2 Revised, July 2016 Testing of Plumbing Systems
 No. 79-1

Revised, Apr. 2008

Prior Approvals for Potable Water Wells

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