New Rules for Safety Signs on Co-op and Condo Doors

July 13, 2017 – Fire Department rules designed to assist first responders. The to-do lists for co-op and condo boards just keep on growing. Heres the latest addition: the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) has passed a rule that requires multi-family dwellings to place reflective signs on all apartment and stairwell doors to assist […]

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Many Residential Apartment Buildings Have Ignored New Safety Requirements Due To Ignorance Of New Rules

On June 1st of 2016 a new rule enforced by the FDNY was made a local law requirement. 3 RCNY 505-01, Apartment and Guest Room Identification and Directional Markings and Signs, set new requirements for the design and placement of entrance door room markings for all residential properties in Group R-1 and Group R-2. These […]

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Residential Apartment Buildings And Hotels Must Pay Attention To New FDNY Safety Requirements

In June of 2016, a new rule enforced by the FDNY was made a local law requirement. 3 RCNY 505-01, Apartment and Guest Room Identification and Directional Markings and Signs, set new requirements for the design and placement of entrance door room markings for all residential properties in Group R-1 and Group R-2. These new […]

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FDNY Rule 3 RCNY 505-01 and 3 RCNY 505-02

New York City residential property owners and managers must be aware of a new local law requirement effecting their properties. Residential Owners will need to install newly required, Apartment and Guest Room Identification and Directional Markings Residential building owners are now required to install signs at entrance doors for all dwelling units (apartments, guest rooms […]

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NYC FDNY Rule 3 RCNY 505-01 Requires New Apartment Signs

Real Estate Weekly recently published an article that discusses the new New York City (NYC) Fire Department New York (FDNY) rule RCNY 505-01 that requires new apartment signs. You can read their article here: http://rew-online.com/2017/01/04/new-fdny-signage-requirements-for-2017/ See our press release here:https://www.prlog.org/12611785-new-fdny-signage-requirements-for-2017.html  

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NYC Apartment and Stairwell Fire Emergency Markings

The links shown below demonstrate the need to comply with 3RCNY 505-01 “Apartment and Guest Room Identification and Directional Markings and Signs,” and 3 RCNY 505-02, entitled “Apartment, Guest Room and Stairwell Fire Emergency Markings” http://nypost.com/2016/03/21/fdny-may-require-nyers-mark-apartments-with-additional-signs/ https://www.rt.com/usa/371326-nyc-high-rise-fire-injuries/    

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