382-a. Buildings with truss type construction; notice requirements and enforcement. 1. All commercial and industrial structures that utilize truss type construction shall be marked by a sign or symbol in a manner sufficient to warn persons conducting fire control and other emergency operations of the existence of truss construction in the structure.
2. The council shall promulgate rules and regulations it deems necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this section, including, but not limited to:
a. The dimensions and color of such sign or symbol;
b. The time within which commercial and industrial structures that utilize truss type construction shall be so marked; and
c. The location on each commercial and industrial structure that utilizes truss type construction where such sign or symbol should be posted.
3. The fee for producing the signs or symbols used to mark buildings with truss type construction shall be fifty dollars, which cost shall be borne by the owner of such building.
4. Local governments shall provide by local law for the enforcement of the provisions of this section. Local governments may provide for joint enforcement of the provisions of this section by agreement pursuant to article five-G of the general municipal law.
5. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any city with a population of one million or more persons.
Last modified: February 3, 2019