New York Continuing Education Requirements and NEC Adoption
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New York Continuing Education Requirements and NEC Adoption

Adopted Electrical Code

NEC-2017
effective May 2020

New York State Department of State
Division of Code Enforcement and Administration
99 Washington Ave, Suite 1160
Albany, NY 12231
(518) 474-4073

Quick Fact: New York State’s Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (Uniform Code) is adopted statewide except for New York City. The Department of Buildings (of NYC) currently enforces the NEC-2008, which took effect on July 1, 2011. (Send us an update)


License Renewal & CEU Requirements

Building safety inspectors (BSI) and Code Enforcement Officials (CEO) must be certified. To perform building safety inspector enforcement activities a person must be certified as a building safety inspector. To perform code enforcement official enforcement activities a person must be certified as a code enforcement official.
BSI Certification
To be a certified building safety inspector, an individual must successfully complete the required basic training (a minimum of 60 hours of basic training) and maintain the required yearly in-service training (6 hours annually) and any required advanced in-service training.
CEO Certification
To be a certified code enforcement official, an individual must successfully complete the required basic training (a minimum of 120 hours of basic training) and maintain the required yearly in-service training (24 hours annually) and any required advanced in-service.
For additional licensing information, please contact the state board or local jurisdiction in which you reside.
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