City of Albany, NY
Albany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Albany 7-18-1983 by L.L. No. 2-1983 as Ch. VII, Art. I, of the 1983 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I General Provisions

§ 151-1 Purpose.

§ 151-2 Title.

§ 151-3 Scope.

§ 151-4 Standard requirements.

§ 151-5 Application and availability of remedies.

§ 151-6 Partial invalidity.

§ 151-7 Definitions.

Article II Exterior Maintenance, Safety, Sanitation and Appearance

§ 151-8 Safety and sanitation; general requirements.

§ 151-9 Open areas.

§ 151-10 Infestation.

§ 151-11 Garbage and refuse.

§ 151-12 Buildings and structures.

§ 151-13 Appearance; general requirements.

§ 151-14 Landscaping.

§ 151-15 Signs and billboards.

§ 151-16 Windows.

§ 151-17 Storefronts.

§ 151-18 Protective coating for wood surfaces.

§ 151-19 Awnings and marquees.

§ 151-20 Vacant lots.

§ 151-21 (Reserved)

Article III Structural Requirements

§ 151-22 General requirements.

§ 151-23 Exterior protection; foundation walls.

§ 151-24 Stairs; porches; landings; balconies; fire escapes; railings.

§ 151-25 Weatherproof and watertight.

§ 151-26 Interior protection; free from dampness.

§ 151-27 Structural members.

§ 151-28 Chimneys; flues and vents.

§ 151-29 Stairs and railings.

§ 151-30 Floors, walls and ceilings.

Article IV Firesafety Requirements

§ 151-31 Prohibited accumulations and storage.

§ 151-32 Prevention of fire spread.

§ 151-33 Interior finishes; trim and decorative materials.

Article V Equipment Requirements

§ 151-34 General requirements.

§ 151-35 Plumbing; general requirements.

§ 151-36 Water supply.

§ 151-37 Sewage drainage system.

§ 151-38 Storm drainage.

§ 151-39 Plumbing fixtures.

§ 151-40 Water supply tanks.

§ 151-41 Gas piping; requirements.

§ 151-42 Shutoff valves.

§ 151-43 Gas service equipment.

§ 151-44 Gas appliances.

§ 151-45 High-pressure gas.

§ 151-46 Liquefied petroleum gas.

§ 151-47 Heating; smoke control.

§ 151-48 Warm air heating.

§ 151-49 Fuel supply connection.

§ 151-50 Installation and clearance.

§ 151-51 Air supply.

§ 151-52 Removal of products of combustion.

§ 151-53 Safety devices.

§ 151-54 Chimneys; flues; gas vents; requirements.

§ 151-55 Firesafety.

§ 151-56 Electrical.

§ 151-57 Cooking and refrigeration.

§ 151-58 Air-conditioning systems.

§ 151-59 Ventilating systems.

§ 151-60 Air intake; exhaust openings.

§ 151-61 Ventilation requirements.

§ 151-62 Safety controls.

§ 151-63 Fuel oil; transportation.

§ 151-64 Storage tanks.

§ 151-65 Piping.

§ 151-66 Fire protection; fire alarm system.

§ 151-67 Sprinkler equipment.

§ 151-68 Standpipe systems.

§ 151-69 Portable extinguishers.

§ 151-70 Elevators and escalators.

Article VI Administration and Compliance

§ 151-71 Title.

§ 151-72 Purpose and scope.

§ 151-73 Nonapplicability.

§ 151-74 Responsibilities of owners and operators.

§ 151-75 Responsibilities of operators.

§ 151-76 Administrative agency.

§ 151-77 Powers and duties.

§ 151-78 Inspection of premises.

§ 151-79 Access to premises.

§ 151-80 Identification of inspector.

§ 151-81 Notice of violation.

§ 151-82 Final order.

§ 151-83 Power to act in emergencies.

§ 151-84 Extension of compliance time.

§ 151-85 Transfer of ownership.

§ 151-86 Records.

§ 151-87 Designation of unfit premises.

§ 151-88 Notice of intent to vacate.

§ 151-89 Order to vacate.

§ 151-90 Vacation of unfit premises.

§ 151-91 Removal of posted notice.

§ 151-92 Vacated premises made secure.

§ 151-93 Notice of intent to demolish.

§ 151-94 Order to demolish.

§ 151-95 Bureau to make repairs or demolish.

§ 151-96 Recovery of expenses.

§ 151-97 Administrative liability.

§ 151-98 Penalties for offenses.

§ 151-99 Duties of legal officer.

§ 151-100 Right of appeal.

Article VII Public Assembly Space Inspections

§ 151-101 Definitions.

§ 151-102 Mandatory building inspection.

§ 151-103 Inspectors; Administrator to maintain list of inspectors.

§ 151-104 License required.

§ 151-105 Application for inspector's license; information required.

§ 151-106 Qualifications of inspectors; term of license.

§ 151-107 Fees.

§ 151-108 Suspension and revocation of licenses.

§ 151-109 Hearing required; notice; decision.

§ 151-110 Appeals.

§ 151-111 Compliance with New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.

§ 151-112 Periodic inspection; display of certificate.

§ 151-113 Insurance requirements.

§ 151-114 Enforcement.

§ 151-115 Liability.

§ 151-116 Penalties for offenses.

§ 151-117 Effective date.