Everything you want to know about NYC Local Law 152 (AKA LL 152, New York City Periodic Gas Inspections) but were afraid to ask.
We asked for you – so you can keep your gas.
There is no doubt that the City of New York is as diverse in its built environment as it is diverse in every other aspect of what contributes to the unparalleled uniqueness of this place we call home.
As Keep My Gas navigates the process of Local Law 152 we find that every day there are new situations that not only bring up more questions but also new answers to old questions.
The answers below are compiled based on direct communication with Consolidated Edison, National Grid, the NYC Department of Buildings and trusted, qualified third parties.
As more questions arise KeepMyGas will ask them, get a qualified answer and post them here.
In May of 2021 The Plumbing Foundation published “Local Law 152 of 2016 – Periodic Inspections of Building Gas Piping FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS”. To access that PDF Click HERE. Note that this document may not reflect the most recent interpretation of Local Law 152.
Click HERE for the most recent NYC Buildings (DOB) compilation of “FAQ: LL152 of 2016 – Inspections of Exposed Gas Piping” which is periodically updated by DOB.
If you have a question for which you do not see the answer then it is recommended that you email the DOB with your question to LL152of16@buildings.nyc.gov which is the official NYC DOB Local Law 152 email address.
All information present throughout this site is relied on by us to the extent of our interpretation and is not in any form intended to be relied on as legal advice by any user of the information.
For legal advice all users are directed to review with their legal counsel.