FDNY Fire Sprinkler Violation

Many building owners are faced with receiving a Notice of Violation from the FDNY. These notices can become actual violations and can develop into relatively minor to very serious and very costly penalties or even criminal charges.
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The most effective action you can take upon receiving an FDNY Notice of Violation is to contact us immediately.
If you act fast, the fines can usually be avoided or substantially reduced. And if you had to appear in court, it would work in your favor if you answered the notice as timely as possible.

Fire Sprinkler Violation Correction in NYC

NYC Local Law 26
The laws are strict and, in some cases, confusing. The FDNY issues Notices of Violations related to fire sprinkler issues. These can range from performing NFPA#25 inspections or abiding by NYC’s Local Law 26. One of the most common violations is VC-5: Failure to produce a permit and/or record.
How do you address this type of violation?
  • Your inspection company must keep perfect records.
  • Your permit must be properly displayed.
  • Your records must be available upon demand.
If you don’t have perfect records, as far as the FDNY is concerned, your sprinkler system doesn’t even exist. Allstate Sprinkler, LLC keeps all your records digitally on file and can instantly provide them exactly what you need.
Problem With Key Parts of Your Fire Sprinkler System
When the FDNY comes to inspect your system, they want to see all systems in working order.
This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
  • No obstructions near sprinkler heads.
  • Extra parts on location.
  • Required clearance around fire sprinkler riser.
  • All piping must be color-coded.
  • Fire pumps must be labeled.
  • Records of all required inspections.
For nearly 50 years, Allstate Sprinkler has obtained the experience and certifications necessary to ensure your fire sprinkler system is always in working order. Our certified experts perform quality inspections and maintenance so you equipment is fire ready.
FDNY Regulations – Periodic Sprinkler System Testing
A fire sprinkler test, or at least testing of certain components, is a regular part of the NFPA25 regimen. You must also perform a fire pump test on a set schedule, depending on the type and source of power.

The fire pump churn test is also required monthly.

Failure to test as required may result in a Notice of Violation when the FDNY checks your records.

These issues are simple to prevent; entrust Allstate Sprinkler LLC to perform the inspections and required testing. We will always perform on time and keep accurate records.
Why Choose Us?
Choosing the right fire sprinkler service makes all the difference when answering Notices of Violations. When you choose a service provider who doesn’t have the training, experience or knowledge to accurately inspect your system, you run the risk of receiving Notices of Violation(s). These can derive from:
  • Sloppy record keeping.
  • Employees not certified to perform inspections. Inadequate system design.
  • Failure to inspect.
If you’ve received a Notice of Violation and contact us quickly, we can immediately advise you of the problem and have it addressed quickly.
Over 5 decades we’ve developed an outstanding reputation with the FDNY and once you choose us to assist you with answering the Notices of Violation, you’ll realize that we make the process as easy and as seamless as possible.

Find out for yourself why our customers consistently give us excellent reviews and ratings.
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FDNY Fire Sprinkler Violation Questions

On every Notice of Violation, there is a “cure date.” If you address the Notice of Violation prior to that date and make the necessary repairs or perform the necessary inspections, you do not have to appear in court, nor pay a fine. This is an excellent example of why you need to contact us ASAP.

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How Our Process Works
We are approved by the FDNY to monitor fire alarm and sprinkler systems in NYC. We handle every aspect of removing your FDNY Fire Sprinkler Violation so you can stay in compliance and avoid fines. This is how our proven process works:
Step 1
Schedule a Consultation
Contact our office to schedule a consultation. One of our technicians will head to your location to evaluate your current system and provide you with a free quote.
Step 2
We Get to Work
Whether you received a violation that needs to be addressed or you just need your yearly test/inspection, we’ll create a customized plan that works for your needs.
Step 3
Feel Safe and Secure
Feel confident knowing that your fire sprinkler system is up to code and will operate properly in the unfortunate event of a fire.
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