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404.2.1 of the NYC Fire Code States: A fire safety and evacuation plan is required for the following occupancies and buildings Plans are broken down as followed

  1. IFA Fire Safety Plan (Temporal 3)
  2. Shelter Fire Safety Plan
  3. Occupancies with 2-way voice Communications, Not required to file an EAP (ie: Buildings under 6 stories or 75 feet, buildings with less than 500 persons on first floor or less than 100 persons on all other floors, or Group A occupancies,

Other than Group A occupancies used exclusively for purposes of religious worship that have an occupant load less than 2,000.

Group B occupancy office buildings or parts thereof and other office buildings or parts thereof, occupied or designed to occupied by more than 500 persons on one or more floors, including street level, or by more than 100 persons on one or more floors other than street level.

Group B occupancy educational facilities.

Group E occupancy schools, educational facilities and day care facilities.

Group H occupancies, except buildings or parts thereof that have prepared one or more of the following plans in compliance with applicable requirements:

  1. An emergency action plan in accordance with the regulations of the United States Department of Labor, as set forth in 29 CFR Section 1910.119.
  2. A contingency plan and emergency procedures in accordance with the regulations of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
  3. A risk management plan in accordance with the rules of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.

Group I occupancies.

Group M occupancies occupied or designed to be occupied by more than 500 persons
on one or more floors, including street level, or by more than 100 persons on one or more floors other than street level, or in which more than 25 persons are employed.

Group R-1 occupancies, occupied by more than 30 lodgers, or more than 15 lodgers above street level, for a period of 90 days or less; and/or operated to accommodate such numbers of lodgers for such period of occupancy; and/or designed to contain a total of more than 30 sleeping rooms, or more than 15 sleeping rooms above the street level, for such period of occupancy; and/or occupied by one or more lodgers on a floor more than 75 feet (22 860 mm) above the street level, for such period of occupancy, or operated or designed for such lodging.

Group R-2 occupancies occupied by more than 30 lodgers, or more than 15 lodgers above street level, for a period of 90 days or less; and/or operated to accommodate such number of lodgers for such period of occupancy; and/or designed to contain a total of more than 30 sleeping rooms, or more than 15 sleeping rooms above the street level, for such period of occupancy; and/or occupied by one or more lodgers on a floor more than 75 feet (22 860 mm) above the street level, for such period of occupancy, or operated or designed for such lodging.

Buildings or parts thereof equipped with a fire alarm system with voice communication of the type required in Class B, R-1 or M occupancies, regardless of whether such system is required in
such building or part thereof.

Buildings with an atrium and containing a Group A, E or M occupancy.

Covered malls exceeding 50,000 square feet in aggregate floor area.

Buildings that are greater than 6 stories or 75 feet in height, except Group R-2 occupancies.

Underground buildings occupied or designed to be occupied by more than 100 persons below street level.

Buildings occupied or designed to be occupied to provide emergency shelter for more than 15 homeless persons for more than 30 days in a year.