Local Law 58/09, becomes effective 3/2/2010.
All exposed standpipes and sprinkler piping must be painted
red. The law outlines specific exceptions, such as branch piping.
All buildings â€“ no matter the size or occupancy â€“ must comply
with these new requirements, Dedicated standpipe valve handles
must be painted red. Combination standpipe valve handles
must be painted yellow. Dedicated sprinkler valve handles must
be painted green. COLOR CODING CERTIFICATION
Buildings Under Construction
The special inspector will confi rm compliance before the
walls are enclosed.
Owners of buildings with exposed sprinkler piping and
standpipes must comply and hire one of four types of contractors
to certify the color coding:
â€¢ Licensed master plumbers;
â€¢ Licensed master fi re suppression piping contractors;
â€¢ Registered design professionals; or
â€¢ People with the appropriate Fire Department
Certifi cate of Fitness.
PROOF OF COLOR CODING CERTIFICATION
The color coding certifi cation must be kept on the premises
at all times for Buildings and Fire Department inspect