New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 21 - Miscellaneous
Chapter LX - New York State 911 Board
Part 5203 - Minimum Standards Regarding Equipment, Facilities And Security For Public Safety Answering Points
Section 5203.3 - Building

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

(a) Fire protection. All PSAPs shall comply with the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.

(b) Facility power.

(1) All PSAPs shall have an engine driven generator as an emergency source of power.

(2) All PSAPs shall have an uninterruptible power system (UPS) which shall maintain the power connection during the transition from commercial power to the standby generator power for critical systems and applications.

(3) The authority shall have a written procedure for the testing of standby power sources.

(4) The authority shall conduct documented inspections and testing of standby power sources at least monthly.

(c) Facility hours of operation. All PSAPs shall be fully operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year (366 days during leap year).

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