Building code recommended by the National Board of Fire Underwriters, New York: An ordinance providing for fire limits, and regulations governing the construction, alteration, equipment, repair or removal of buildings or structures

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J. Kempster printing company, 1915 - Law - 326 pages

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Page 117 - ... as may be directed and approved by the inspector of buildings ; and such trap-doors shall be kept closed at all times except when in actual use by the occupant or occupants of the building having the use and control of the same.
Page 28 - Buildings may enter upon the premises and employ such labor, and furnish such materials, and take such steps as, in his judgment, may be necessary to make the same safe and secure...
Page 11 - Words used in this code in the present tense include the future as well as the present; words used in the masculine gender include the feminine and neuter; the singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular; the word "person...
Page 245 - In tenement houses which do not exceed three stories and cellar or 40 feet, in height, and which are not occupied, or arranged to be occupied, by more than six families in all...
Page 210 - During the performance the doors or gates in the corridors shall be kept open by proper fastenings ; at other times they may be closed and fastened by movable bolts or locks.
Page 252 - In every tenement house containing fifteen rooms or more, a proper light shall be kept burning by the owner in the public hallways, near the stairs, upon the entrance floor, and upon the second floor above the entrance floor of said house, every night from sunset to sunrise throughout the year, and upon all other floors of the said house from sunset until ten o'clock in the evening.
Page 48 - ... anchors, placed two feet apart and properly fastened or driven into the old walls in rows alternating vertically and horizontally with each other, the old walls being first cleaned of plaster or other coatings where any lining is to be built against the same. No rubble wall shall be lined except after inspection and approval by the Department.
Page 239 - ... a notice containing his name and address, and also a description of the property, by street number or otherwise, as the case may be, in such manner as will enable the...
Page 257 - No bakery and no place of business in which fat is boiled shall be maintained in any tenement house which is not fireproof throughout, unless the...
Page 219 - The walls separating the actors' dressing rooms from the stage, and the partitions dividing the dressing rooms, together with the partitions of every passageway from the same to the stage and all other partitions on or about the stage shall be constructed of fireproof material approved by the Department of Buildings.

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