New Changes for LAA E-Filings

By Mario Aurioso

The LAA division has made some changes, and the following cannot be e-filed:

  • Relocation of a Siamese connection or when a sprinkler/standpipe system is required to be shut off for eight hours or more
  • Additional meters for one- or two-family homes
  • Adding heating appliances or increasing the BTUs of appliances by more than 25%
  • Direct vent appliances
  • L A A Withdrawals
  • L A A Renewals
  • Superseding LAAs
  • Grease traps (DEP approval required)
  • Oil separators (DEP approval required)
  • Cutting/capping of sprinkler/standpipe systems
  • Legalization/removal of violations for illegal fixtures/work
  • Work Without a Permit Violations/Stop Work Orders
  • Cooking in basement/cellar locations and Single Room Occupancies
  • Replacement/testing of dryers except for one- and two-family occupancies
  • Temporary heating installations
  • Condensing boilers
  • Sprinkler/standpipe work associated with a building demolitions
  • LAAs filed in conjunction with Emergency Work Notifications
  • BBQ grills/commercial cooking
  • Premises with pending Vacate Orders and/or Unsafe Building Violations

The following also required a Professional Engineer or a Register Architect in order to file.

  • Relocation of sprinkler heads*
  • Heating appliances and boilers over one million BTUs*
  • Oil tanks over 330 gallons*
  • Establishing new bathroom settings with two new fixtures*
  • PW1 to follow*
  • Installing commercial gas dryers*
  • Establishing new heating installations*
  • Installing generators*
  • Post Approval Amendment for LAAs Replacement burners over 2.8 million BTUs*
  • Fire/Jockey Pumps*