NYC DOB Local Law 152

To help you avoid costly gas shutdowns and fines our trained personnel will meet with your building staff to review the impending code, inspection procedures and possible violating conditions.

To help you avoid costly gas shutdowns and fines we offer:

Option 1 – Code Rule 152 Pre Inspection

A pre inspector will walk premises & visually inspect exposed gas lines from point of entry into the building up to individual tenant spaces for the following conditions:

  • Atmospheric Corrosion
  • POE Wall Penetrations Not Sealed
  • Illegal Connections
  • Non Code Compliant Installations.

In addition to exposed gas lines the following will be checked for leaks with an Electronic Gas Sniffer:

  • Public Spaces
  • Hallways
  • Corridors
  • Mechanical Rooms
  • Boiler Rooms

A report will be provided listing any potentially violating conditions within 3 days of the visit.

An estimate to correct any potentially violating conditions will be provided within 2 weeks of the visit.

OPTION 2 – Code Rule 152 Inspection

A NYC DOB Licensed Master Plumber or NYC DOB Gas Work Qualified Inspector will walk the premises & visually inspect exposed gas lines from point of entry into the building up to individual tenant spaces for the following conditions:

  • Atmospheric Corrosion
  • POE Wall Penetrations Not Sealed
  • Illegal Connections
  • Non Code Compliant Installations.

In addition to exposed gas lines the following will be checked for leaks with an DOB Approved LMP200 Electronic Gas Detector:

  • Public Spaces
  • Hallways
  • Corridors
  • Mechanical Rooms
  • Boiler Rooms.

Complete & Submit to Building Owner or Representative the Gas Piping System Periodic Inspection REPORT Form (GPS1) within 30 days of the inspection.

Complete & Submit to NYC DOB the Gas Piping System Periodic Inspection CERTIFICATION Form (GPS2) within 60 Days of the inspection.

Maintain records of the completed REPORT and CERTIFICATION forms for ten (10) years.


Please Note:

If the Inspection Certification submitted to the Department indicates that conditions requiring correction were identified in the Gas Piping System Periodic Inspection Report submitted to the owner, the owner must submit to the Department, within 120 days of the inspection, an Inspection Certification signed and sealed by the licensed master plumber who conducted the inspection, stating that the conditions have been corrected.

If the Inspection Certification submitted to the Department indicated that additional time was needed to correct the condition(s) identified in the Inspection Report, the owner must submit, within 180 days of the inspection, an Inspection Certification signed and sealed by a licensed master plumber stating that all conditions have been corrected.

Correction of conditions identified in the Inspection Report must be performed in compliance with the NYC Construction Codes, including obtaining any required work permits.

Updated Schedule for Inspections for Local Law 152

Gas piping inspections will be conducted on a cycle based on Community Boards (CB) within each Borough:

    • Between 1/1/2020 and 12/31/2020 and every 4 years, CBs 1, 3, 10 in all Boroughs must have building gas piping systems inspected
    • Between 1/1/2021 and 12/31/2021 and every 4 years, CBs 2, 5, 7, 13, 18 in all Boroughs must have building gas piping systems inspected
    • Between 1/1/2022 and 12/31/2022 and every 4 years, CBs 4, 6, 8, 9, 16 in all Boroughs must have building gas piping systems inspected
    • Between 1/1/2023 and 12/31/2023 and every 4 years, CBs 11, 12, 14, 15, 17 in all Boroughs must have building gas piping systems inspected
New buildings will first be inspected the 10th year from the date of certificate of occupancy and then subject to the above cycle
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