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Code Bulletins

Fire Alarm

Title Type Number
Manual Fire Alarm Boxes in Multiple-Family Dwellings (R-2 Use Group) Bulletin F-9702
Smoke Alarms in One- and Two-family Dwellings Interpretation B-0502
Public Middle and High Schools - Manual Fire Alarm Boxes Variance of General Application F-2001-007


Fire Suppression

Title Type Number
Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems Bulletin
Existing Building Compliance Alternatives - Fire Protection Bulletin B-9903
Sprinklers in Light Hazard Occupancies - High Rise Retrofit Bulletin B-9905
Certification of Limited Area Sprinkler Systems Bulletin F-9701
Existing R-2 Residential Occupancies, High-Rise Buildings, Fire Suppression - Accessory Spaces Bulletin F-0102
Fire Pump Warranty Service Bulletin 9-0404
Standby Power for Electric Fire Pumps Interpretation B-0802
Fire Department Standpipes Interpretation F-9901


Fire Protection

Title Type Number
Fire Command Stations in High-Rise Buildings Bulletin B-0003
Annual High Rise Inspections Bulletin 1101
Shaft Enclosures (Existing Buildings) Bulletin F-0101-R1
Exit Stair Floor Landing Signage Bulletin F-0301


Building Requirements

Title Type Number
Code Bulletin B-1302 Demolition Standards and Activity Controls Bulletin B-1302
Implementation of 2012 Accessibility Provisions Bulletin B-1301
Certificate of Occupancy - Additions to Use Group R-3 Bulletin A-9801
Foundation Waiver Variance of General Application B-0704-84
Classification of Dwellings Involving Lodgers Bulletin Z-0002-R1
Mobile Classrooms Variance of General Application B-0715-96
Party Wall Extensions Bulletin B-0702
Soil Investigations for New Construction Bulletin B-9906-R4
Temporary C.O. for Short Term Events Variance of General Application B-0923-05
Demolition of In-Ground Swimming Pools Bulletin B-0403
Excavations and the Protection of Foundations Bulletin B-0503
Preemptions Raised by Act 61, The Propane and LPG Act Bulletin F-0903
UCC Regulations for Residential Foundation Walls Bulletin R-0701
Habitable Basements Emergency and Rescue Openings Bulletin B-0601 R2
Water Resistant Gypsum Backing Board Bulletin B-0001 R1
NFPA 14 Auxiliary Water Supply Requirements Bulletin B-0801


Plumbing Requirements

Title Type Number
Storm Drain Traps to Retention Basins Variance of General Application P-0320-01
Drip Pans for Water Heaters Bulletin P-0604
Philadelphia Plumbing Code Approved Materials Bulletin P-0901 R3
Replacement of Existing Plumbing Fixtures Interpretation P-9701
Hydronic Boiler Connections Interpretation P-0001
Dormitories - Plumbing Fixture Requirements Interpretation PM-0001


Residential Requirements

Title Type Number
Outdoor Portable Fireplaces Bulletin 0602
Television and Radio Antennas Interpretation B-0401
Carbon Monoxide Alarms - Hardwired and Interconnected Interpretation F-0801


Business Regulation

Title Type Number
Child Day Care Facilities - Child Count and Facility Classification Bulletin B-9902
Home Based Child Care Facilities Bulletin B-0402
Commercial Cooking Bulletin F-9501
Newsstand Security Gates Interpretation 9-0201


Zoning

Title Type Number
Conversion of Outdoor Advertising Signs to Digital Display Bulletin Z-1302
Mixed Income Housing Bonus Bulletin Z-1501
Pedestrian Bridges - University Campuses not in a SP-INS District Bulletin Z-0802 (R2)
Previous Zoning Variances Bulletin Z-1401
Repair and Reconstruction of Nonconforming Structures Bulletin Z-1301


General Code Requirements

Title Type Number
Temporary Uses and Structures Bulletin A-1501
Wireless Service Facilities and Antennas Bulletin A-1302
Certificates of Occupancy for Existing "Uncertified Buildings" Bulletin A-1301
Permit and Board Approval Extensions Authorized by PA Act 46 of 2010 as modified by Act 87 of 2012 Bulletin
Implementation of 2010 Construction Codes Bulletin 904
Lawful Occupancy Signs - Fees Bulletin A-9802
Self Certification of Construction Plans for One-And Two-family Dwellings Bulletin A-0703
Lawful Occupancy Posting for Outdoor Assembly Bulletin F-0103
UCC Certification Requirements for Inspectors Bulletin 0502