Board of Review in New York Bureau of Fire Prevention

Board of Review in New York Bureau of Fire Prevention

There has been created within the Bureau of Fire Prevention a separate board to be known as “The Board of Review,” this board to consists of the chief of the Bureau of Fire Prevention, chairman; deputy chief of department detailed to the Bureau of Fire Prevention; deputy chief, Bureau of Fire Prevention, Manhattan, supervising inspector; secretary to fire commissioner. The duties of this board are to hear, and if possible, promptly adjust all claims for modification, or where justified, the rescinding of orders issued by the Bureau of Fire Prevention; to advise and counsel appellants, and thus where possible, obviate the necessity of petitions and appeals to the Board of Standards and Appeals and the Board of Appeals, and when impossible to grant relief directly on account of the mandatory provisions of law, to recommend the conclusions and findings of the Board of Review to such bodies. This Board of Review meets Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week at 2.30 P. M. to hear complaints, investigate them at once by reinspection, if necessary, and endeavor to promptly provide relief. The purpose of the board as created shall be understood as a measure of efficiency seeking to afford relief in all cases where conditions justify and the mandatory provisions of the law does not prohibit.

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