2006 New York Code - Posted Capacity.



 
    §  27-527  Posted  capacity.  Signs  shall  be  posted in all assembly
  spaces, indicating the number of persons  who  may  legally  occupy  the
  space.  Signs  shall  not be required where seating is fixed in place in
  accordance with an approved seating plan and no provision  is  made  for
  standee spaces.  Such signs, where required, shall read as follows:
 
                                  OCCUPANCY
                                BY MORE THAN
                              ........PERSONS IS
                                  DANGEROUS
                                AND UNLAWFUL
  Public Assembly License No........             Commissioner,
    (where applicable)                Dept. of Buildings, City of New York
    When  a  space  is  occupied for multiple purposes involving different
  occupant loads, the sign shall read as follows:
 
                                  OCCUPANCY
                                BY MORE THAN
            ....(number)....PERSONS AS....(type of occupancy)....
                                    OR BY
            ....(number)....PERSONS AS....(type of occupancy)....
                                    OR BY
            ....(number)....PERSONS AS....(type of occupancy)....
                                IS DANGEROUS
                                AND UNLAWFUL
  Public Assembly License No.........            Commissioner,
    (where applicable)                Dept. of Buildings, City of New York
 
    Signs shall be at least twelve inches wide and  sixteen  inches  high.
  The  lettering  shall be red on a white background. The letters shall be
  at least one inch high and the numerals at  least  one  and  one-quarter
  inches high. Signs shall be framed under a transparent protective cover,
  and permanently mounted in a location that is conspicuously visible to a
  person  entering  the  space.  Signs  shall  be  lighted  by  artificial
  illumination at all times during occupancy to  maintain  at  least  five
  foot candles on the surface of the sign.


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