[D26-21.01] 27-2047 Mail service
of a multiple dwelling shall either:
for mail to be delivered to himself or herself , his or her agents, or employees
for prompt distribution to the occupants, or
and maintain approved mail receptacles and directories of persons living in
the dwelling, as provided by federal law and by the regulations of the post
[D26-21.03] 27-2048 Floor signs
The owner of a
multiple dwelling more than two stories in height shall post and maintain a
sign, of sufficient size to be readily seen, which states the number of the
floor. Such signs shall be located in the public hall near the stairs and elevator,
and within any stair enclosure.
[D26-21.05] 27-2049 Street numbers
The owner of a
dwelling shall post and maintain street numbers on the dwelling, which are plainly
visible from the sidewalk in front of the dwelling, in accordance with section
3-505 of the administrative code and the rules and regulations issued by the
borough presidents thereunder.
[D26-21.07] 27-2050 Inspection of required sprinklers
in converted dwellings and dwellings used for single room occupancy
a. In every converted
dwelling, or in every tenement used, in whole or in part, for single room occupancy
in which a sprinkler system has been installed pursuant to the requirements
of the multiple dwelling law, the owner shall have an annual test and inspection
of such sprinkler system made by a licensed plumber or sprinkler system contractor.
b. For the purposes
of such test, the owner shall provide an angle hose valve or sill cock threaded
on the outlet side for standard garden hose couplings at the extreme end of
the highest line of sprinklers. A piece of garden hose ten feet in length with
female coupling shall be kept on the premises. There shall be available for
use by the tester a pail of at least ten quarts capacity.
c. The person
conducting the inspection shall perform the following tests:
(1) obtain and
record the static pressure at the test valve by means of a hydraulic gauge.
(2) connect the
test hose to the test valve and drain off into a pail or other suitable receptacle
not less than ten quarts of water to insure that the system is operative and
that there is a full and free flow of water
(3) check the
valve on the main supply to the system making certain the valve is fully open
and sealed in such open position.
(4) check the
system to insure that all sprinkler heads are in place, and shall incorporate
in his or her report the findings
d. The owner,
resident manager or janitor shall witness the test.
e. A report of
the test, signed by the tester and witness, shall be filed, within ten days
thereafter, with the superintendent of buildings for the borough in which the
dwelling is located; and a copy of such report shall be kept on the premises
in the care of the owner, resident manager or janitor.
f. If the system
is found defective, the owner or his or her authorized agent shall notify the
fire commissioner through the local firehouse and the superintendent within
24 hours after the test, and shall promptly cure such defect.
[D26-21.09] 27-2051 Maintenance of rooming units
who may be the owner, shall reside in every rooming house or multiple dwelling
used for single room occupancy, except that two adjoining or connected rooming
houses may be under the same supervision. The manager shall be responsible for
the operation and maintenance of the dwelling.