The 2008 New York City Mechanical Code is a fully integrated custom code based on the 2003 International Mechanical Code.
Included are the 2008 New York City Administrative provisions.
Includes the following updates:
Table of Contents
General Administrative Provisions
CHAPTER 1: ADMINISTRATION.
Article 101: General. Article 102: Applicability. Article 103: Duties and Powers of Commissioner of Buildings.
Article 104: Construction Documents. Article 105: Permits. Article 106: Asbestos Investigation. Article 107: Alteration or Demolition of Single Room Occupancy Multiple Dwellings. Article 108: Pavement Plan. Article 109: Fire Protection Plan. Article 110: Site Safety Plan. Article 111: Temporary Structures and Uses. Article 112: Fees. Article 113: Materials. Article 114: Approved Agencies. Article 115: Special Inspectors. Article 116: Inspections and Sign-Off of Complete Work. Article 117: Places of Assembly. Article 118: Certificates of Occupancy. Article 119: Service Utilities. CHAPTER 2 ENFORCEMENT.
Article 201: General. Article 202: Civil Penalties. Article 203: Criminal Penalties. Article 204: Environmental Control Board. Article 205: Civil Judicial Proceedings. Article 206: Criminal Judicial Proceedings. Article 207: Peremptory Orders. Article 208: Commissioner's Request for Corrective Action. Article 209: Commissioner's Order to Correct Unlawful Use or Condition. Article 210: Illegal Conversions. Article 211: False Statements. Article 212: Abatement of Public Nuisance Caused by Certain Illegal Occupancies. Article 213: Penalty for Work without a Permit. Article 214: Order to Seal, Secure and Close. Article 215: Emergency Powers of the Commissioner. Article 216: Unsafe Buildings. CHAPTER 3: MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS.
Article 301: General. Article 302: Maintenance of Exterior Walls. Article 303: Periodic Boiler Inspections. Article 304: Periodic Inspection of Elevators. Article 305: Retaining Walls. Article 306: Party Walls. Article 307: Workplace Exits. CHAPTER 4: LICENSING AND REGISTRATION OF BUSINESSES, TRADES AND OCCUPATIONS ENGAGED IN BUILDING WORK.
Article 401: General. Article 402: Site Safety Manager Certificate. Article 403: Site Safety Coordinator Certificate. Article 404: Rigger License. Article 405: Hoisting Machine Operator License. Article 406: Concrete Testing Laboratory License. Article 407: Welder License. Article 408: Master Plumber License. Article 409: Journeyman Plumber Registration. Article 410: Master Fire Suppression Piping Contractor License. Article 411: Journeyman Fire Suppression Piping Installer Registration. Article 412: Oil-Burning Equipment Installer License. Article 413: High-Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer License. Article 414: Portable High-Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer License. Article 415: Sign Hanger License. Article 416: Filing Representative Registration. Article 417: Boards. Article 418: General Contractor Registration. Article 419: Seizure and Forfeiture. CHAPTER 5: MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.
Article 501: Maintenance Permit for Outdoor Signs. Article 502: Outdoor Advertising Companies. Article 503: Nuisance Abatement for Illegal Signs.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: ADMINISTRATION.
MC 101: General. MC 102: Applicability. MC 103: Department of Buildings. MC 104: Duties and Powers of the Commissioner of Buildings. MC 105: Permits. MC 106: Construction Documents. MC 107: Inspections and Testing. MC 108: Violations. CHAPTER 2: DEFINITIONS.
MC 201: General. MC 202: General Definitions. CHAPTER 3: GENERAL REGULATIONS.
MC 301: General. MC 302: Protection of Structure. MC 303: Equipment and Appliance Location. MC 304: Installation. MC 305: Piping Support. MC 306: Access and Service Space. MC 307: Condensate Disposal. MC 308: Clearance Reduction. MC 309: Temperature Control. MC 310: Explosion Control. MC 311: Smoke and Heat Vents. MC 312: Heating and Cooling Load Calculations. CHAPTER 4: VENTILATION.
MC 401: General. MC 402: Natural Ventilation. MC 403: Mechanical Ventilation. MC 404: Enclosed Parking Garages. MC 405: Systems Control. MC 406: Ventilation of Uninhabited Spaces. MC 407: Ventilation of Nonproduction Chemical Laboratories. CHAPTER 5: EXHAUST SYSTEMS.
MC 501: General. MC 502: Required Systems. MC 503: Motors and Fans. MC 504: Clothes Dryer Exhaust. MC 505: Domestic Kitchen Equipment Exhaust. MC 506: Commercial Kitchen Hood Ventilation System Ducts and Exhaust Equipment. MC 507: Commercial Kitchen Hoods. MC 508: Commercial Kitchen Makeup Air. MC 509: Fire Suppression Systems. MC 510: Hazardous Exhaust Systems. MC 511: Dust, Stock and Refuse Conveying Systems. MC 512: Subslab Soil Exhaust Systems. MC 513: Smoke Control Systems. MC 514: Energy Recovery Ventilation Systems. MC 515: Postfire Smoke Purge Systems. CHAPTER 6: DUCT SYSTEMS.
MC 601: General. MC 602: Plenums. MC 603: Duct Construction and Installation. MC 604: Insulation. MC 605: Air Filters. MC v606: Smoke Detection Systems Control. MC 607: Ducts and Air Transfer Openings. MC 608: Air Outlets and Air Inlets. MC 609: Service Openings. CHAPTER 7: COMBUSTION AIR.
MC 701: General. MC 702: Inside Air. MC 703: Outdoor Air. MC 704: Combined Use of Inside and Outdoor Air (Condition 1). MC 705: Combined Use of Inside and Outdoor Air (Condition 2). MC 706: Forced Combustion Air Supply. MC 707: Direct Connection. MC 708: Combustion Air Ducts. MC 709: Opening Obstructions. MC 710: Opening Location and Protection. CHAPTER 8: CHIMNEYS AND VENTS.
MC 801: General. MC 802: Vents. MC 803: Connectors. MC 804: Direct-Vent, Integral Vent, Mechanical Draft Systems. MC 805: Factory-Built Chimneys. MC 806: Metal Chimneys. MC 807: Changes in Appliance Fuels. MC 808: Reduction of Flue Size. MC 809: Chimney Supported from Equipment. MC 810: Test Run and Smoke Test. MC 811: Exhaust Gases from Internal Combustion Engines. CHAPTER 9: SPECIFIC APPLIANCES, FIREPLACES AND SOLID FUEL-BURNING EQUIPMENT.
MC 901: General. MC 902: Masonry Fireplaces. MC 903: Factory-Built Fireplaces. MC 904: Pellet Fuel-Burning Appliances. MC 905: Fireplace Stoves and Room Heaters. MC 906: Factory-Built Barbecue Appliances. MC 907: Incinerators and Crematories. MC 908: Cooling Towers, Evaporative Condensers and Fluid Coolers. MC 909: Vented Wall Furnaces. MC 910: Floor Furnaces. MC 911: Duct Furnaces. MC 912: Infrared Radiant Heaters. MC 913: Clothes Dryers. MC 914: Sauna Heaters. MC 915: Engine and Gas Turbine-Powered Equipment and Appliances. MC 916: Pool and Spa Heaters. MC 917: Cooking Appliances. MC 918: Forced-Air Warm-Air Furnaces. MC 919: Conversion Burners. MC 920: Unit Heaters. MC 921: Vented Room Heaters. MC 922: Kerosene and Oil-Fired Stoves. MC 923: Small Ceramic Kilns. MC 924: Stationary Fuel Cell Power Plants. MC 925: Masonry Heaters. MC 926: Noise Control Requirements. CHAPTER 10: BOILERS, WATER HEATERS AND PRESSURE VESSELS.
MC 1001: General. MC 1002: Water Heaters. MC 1003: Pressure Vessels. MC 1004: Boilers. MC 1005: Boiler Connections. MC 1006: Safety and Pressure Relief Valves and Controls. MC 1007: Boiler Low-Water Cutoff. MC 1008: Boiler Blowoff/Blowdown Valves. MC 1009: Hot Water Boiler Expansion Tank. MC 1010: Gauges. MC 1011: Tests. CHAPTER 11: REFRIGERATION.
MC 1101: General. MC 1102: System Requirements. MC 1103: Refrigeration System Classification. MC 1104: System Application Requirements. MC 1105: Machinery Room, General Requirements. MC 1106: Machinery Room, Special Requirements. MC 1107: Refrigerant Piping. MC 1108: Field Test. MC 1109: Periodic Testing. CHAPTER 12: HYDRONIC PIPING.
MC 1201: General. MC 1202: Material. MC 1203: Joints and Connections. MC 1204: Pipe Insulation. MC 1205: Valves. MC 1206: Piping Installation. MC 1207: Transfer Fluid. MC 1208: Tests. MC 1209: Embedded Piping. MC 1210: High-Pressure Steam Piping Systems. CHAPTER 13: FUEL-OIL PIPING AND STORAGE.
MC 1301: General. MC 1302: Material. MC 1303: Joints and Connections. MC 1304: Piping Support. MC 1305: Fuel-Oil System Installation. MC 1306: Oil Gauging. MC 1307: Fuel-Oil Valves. MC 1308: Testing. CHAPTER 14: SOLAR SYSTEMS.
MC 1401: General. MC 1402: Installation. MC 1403: Heat Transfer Fluids. MC 1404: Materials. CHAPTER 15: REFERENCED STANDARDS.
MC 1501: General. MC 1502: Standards. APPENDIX A: COMBUSTION AIR OPENINGS AND CHIMNEY CONNECTOR PASS-THROUGHS. APPENDIX B: RESERVED. INDEX: RESERVED.