Your Guide To Complying With FDNY’s Fire Safety Notice Rule (aka Back-Of-Door Notices)

Combustible Back of Door notice

We recently wrote about the newest FDNY requirement for NYC owners and managers of multifamily properties (including condos and co-ops): confirming that a Fire Safety Notice (aka “FDNY Back-of-Door Notices” – combustible and non-combustible versions) is posted on the back of every unit door. So how can your team actually get ready to comply with this law? What processes or … Read More

Proposed FDNY Rules: New Signage, New Inspections & Professional Alarm Approval Program

Here’s a roundup of the latest FDNY-related proposed rules, and what they mean for your buildings: New Proposed Signage For Hurricane Evacuation The FDNY has proposed new hurricane evacuation signage for apartment building lobbies. This is in line with Local Law 103 of 2019, which requires apartment building owners (Group R-2 buildings and occupancies) within a hurricane evacuation zone to … Read More