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2022 Construction Codes

Posted on May, 19 2022

The 2022 NYC Construction Codes were enacted by City Council via Local Law 126 of 2021 and will go into effect on November 7, 2022.

The Department of Buildings (DOB) has issued Buildings Bulletin 2022-007 to clarify the thresholds that must be met for work to use the 2014 Construction Codes.

The 2014 Construction Codes apply for applications that include complete construction documents and are submitted before November 7, 2022. For New Building applications, the construction documents must include architectural, structural, and foundation drawings. For enlargement applications, the construction documents must include architectural, structural, and if applicable, foundation drawings.

The 2022 Construction Codes apply for applications that include complete construction documents and are submitted on or after November 7, 2022.

For more information regarding specific applications, see Buildings Bulletin 2022-007.