Building Standards and Codes
The Department of State’s Division of Building Standards and Codes provides a variety of services related to the development, administration, and enforcement of the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and Energy Conservation Construction Code. These Codes provide for the construction of safe, resilient, and energy efficient buildings throughout New York State.
Code Enforcement Officials & Building Safety Inspectors
Local Government & State Agency Enforcement Programs
Generally every city, town, village, and county administers and enforces building codes within its jurisdiction, and the State is responsible for property in the custody of a State Agency and complying with the enforcement regulations and reporting requirements.
Developers, Homeowners, and Design Professionals
Ensuring accordance with plans and specifications approved by the Department of...