New York State Building Codes and Related Documents

The New York State Library has a variety of state building codes and standards from the 1950s on, published by various state agencies. Several related documents, including instruction booklets, proposed amendments, and rules and regulations, are also available.

Building Codes

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OCLC Title Date Issuing Authority Type
9133929 Code manual for the State building construction code (1951) 1951
1st edition
State Building Code Commission. General Building Construction (one- and two-family dwellings)
5639203 Code manual for the State building construction code (1959) 1959, February 2
3rd edition superseded 1954, June 1
State Building Code Commission General Building Construction
3918839 Code manual for the State Building Construction Code (1977) 1977, August 1
4th edition superseded 1959, February 2
State Building Code Commission General Building Construction
NY20002694 State building construction code applicable to one- and two-family dwellings : including factory manufactured homes (1972) 1972, July Housing and Building Codes Bureau General Building Construction (one- and two-family dwellings)
2110202 Fire prevention code of the State of New York 1976
Public hearing draft
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Fire Code
2421247 State fire prevention code (1976) 1976 Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Codes Bureau
Fire Code
7109350 State fire prevention code (1978) 1978 edition Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Fire Code
32357427 State fire prevention code (1979) 1979, May 1 – Amended
1982, January 15 - Reprinted
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Office of Fire Prevention and Control
Codes Bureau
Fire Code
9422196 Draft of the new State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code: promulgated for public hearings 1983, January 1 State and Fire Prevention Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Fire Code
12975373 New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code 1984, January 1 New York (State). State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council. Fire Code
4207087 State building construction code applicable to general building construction (1978) 1978, February 1 Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
General Building Construction
7971854 State building construction code applicable to general building construction (1979) 1979, November 30
9th edition??
State Building Code Council
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
General Building Construction
80643020 Generally accepted standards applicable to the State Building Construction Code (1953) 1953, December 15
1st edition
State Building Code Commission Generally Accepted Standards
220111567 Generally accepted standards applicable to the State Building Construction Code (1959) 1959, December 1
6th edition
Bureau of State Building Codes. Generally Accepted Standards
45650925 Generally accepted standards applicable to state building construction code (1968) 1968, January 2
13th edition
State Building Code Council Generally Accepted Standards
806740 Generally accepted standards applicable to the State Building Construction Code (1971) 1971, October 1
16th edition superseded 1970, October 1
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Generally Accepted Standards
6539710 Generally accepted standards applicable to the State Building Construction Code (1973) 1973, January 1
17th edition superseding 1971, October 1
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Generally Accepted Standards
1835776 Generally accepted standards applicable to the State Building Construction Code (1975) 1975, January 1
19th edition superseding 1974, March 13
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Generally Accepted Standards
3298858 Generally accepted standards applicable to the State Building Construction Code (1976) 1976, May 10
20th edition superseded 1975, January 1
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Generally Accepted Standards
4207198 Generally accepted standards applicable to the State Building Construction Code (1977) 1977, May 1
21st edition superseding 1976, May 10
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Generally Accepted Standards
6281159 Generally accepted standards applicable to the State Building Construction Code (1978) 1978, June 26
22nd edition superseded 1977, May 1
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Generally Accepted Standards
7971933 Generally accepted standards applicable to the State Building Construction Code (1980) 1980, October 15
24th edition superseded 1979, September 12
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Generally Accepted Standards
8402185 Generally accepted standards applicable to the State Building Construction Code (1981) 1981, November 30 (reprinted 1983, January 3)
25th edition superseding 1980, October 15
New York State Building Code Council Generally Accepted Standards
1407216 Standards, rules and regulations for factory manufactured homes 1973, January 1 State Building Code Council
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Manufactured Homes
900083 Generally accepted standards applicable to State code for construction and installation of mobile homes 1974, January 15 State Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Mobile Homes
1407246 State code for construction and installation of mobile homes and standards, rules and regulations for mobile homes 1974, March 13
2nd edition superseded 1974, January 15
State Building Code Council
Division of Housing and Community Renewal Building Codes Bureau
Mobile Homes
50099588 Proposed State building construction code applicable to multiple dwellings 1953, April 6 State Building Code Commission Multiple Dwellings
32024740 State building construction code applicable to multiple dwellings (1953) 1953, December 15 State Building Code Commission Multiple Dwellings
22560193 State building construction code applicable to multiple dwellings (1958) 1958, March 31
Second edition???
State Building Code Commission Multiple Dwellings
3740258 State building construction code applicable to one- and two-family dwellings (1951) 1951, November 1 State Building Code Commission One- and Two- Family Dwellings
34687956 State building construction code applicable to one- and two-family dwellings (1954) 1954, February 15 State Building Code Commission One- and Two- Family Dwellings
34688090 State building construction code applicable to one- and two-family dwellings (1958) 1958, March 31 State Building Code Commission One- and Two- Family Dwellings
477205126 State building construction code applicable to one- and two-family dwellings (1964) 1964, December 1 State Building Code Council
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Building Codes Bureau
One- and Two- Family Dwellings
1682801 State building construction code applicable to one- and two-family dwellings : including factory manufactured homes (1973) 1973, January 1 State Building Code Council
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Building Codes Bureau
One- and Two- Family Dwellings
9966982 State building construction code applicable to one- and two-family dwellings : including factory manufactured homes (1982) 1982, January 1 State Building Code Council
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Building Codes Bureau
One- and Two- Family Dwellings
36802199 State building construction code applicable to plumbing (Public hearing draft) 1957, August 1 State Building Code Commission
Department of Health
Plumbing
56081611 Plumbing standards of the State Building Construction Code (1958)
Minimum Requirements for Plumbing
recommended by
Department of Health, State of New York
1958, February 15 State Building Code Commission
Department of Health
Plumbing
34734293 Plumbing standards of the State Building Construction Code (1960) 1960, April 1
Second Printing superseded 1958, February 15
Division of Housing
Bureau of State Building Codes
Department of Health
Plumbing
1682895 State building construction code applicable to plumbing 1973, January 1
3rd edition
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Department of Health
Plumbing
9875032 State building construction code applicable to plumbing : (including factory manufactured homes) 1982, January 1
7th edition
State Building Code Council
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Building Codes Bureau
Plumbing

Related Documents

OCLC Title Date Issuing Authority Type of Code
182913870 State building construction code : what it is, how to use it (1951) 1951
1st edition
State Building Code Commission Booklet
63615973 State building construction code : what it is, how to use it (1953) 1953, July
2nd edition superseded 1951
State Building Code Commission Booklet
1425614 List of conditions constituting violations of the multiple residence law promulgated by the State Building Code Council, pursuant to the provisions of Section 305a (Chapter 291 of the Laws of 1966) of the Multiple residence law 1967, March 1 State Building Code Council
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
List of conditions constituting violations of the multiple residence law
1124849 Proposed amendments to the State building construction code, applicable to general building construction for fire safety in high-rise buildings; (public hearing draft) 1974, October 16 Division of Housing and Community Renewal
State Building Code Council
Proposed Amendments
Fire Safety
High-rise Buildings
2110593 Proposed amendments to the State building construction code applicable to one-and two-family dwellings, multiple dwellings and general building construction for fire safety in buildings
(Public Hearing Draft)
1975, September 17 State Building Code Council
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Proposed Amendments
Fire Safety
2755329 Six miscellaneous proposed amendments to the State building construction code applicable to one-and two-family dwellings, multiple dwellings and general building construction (Public Hearing Draft) 1976, September 15 State Building Code Council
Codes Bureau – Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Proposed Amendments
223994321 Rules and regulations adopted and promulgated by the State Building Code Commission : pursuant to the provisions of the Multiple Residence Law 1954, June 1 State Building Code Commission Rules and Regulations
28165544 The New York State building code : 1972 edition text compared to that of previous (1964) edition 1972 State Building Code Council
Housing and Building Codes Bureau
Text Comparison

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Last Updated: December 28, 2015