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National Building and National Fire Code of Canada National (Model) Codes: National Building Code of Canada (NBC) National Fire Code of Canada (NFC) National Plumbing Code of Canada (NPC) National Farm Building Code (NFBC) National Energy Code of Canada (Buildings and Houses) Why are Canada’s National Codes “Model” Codes Regulation of construction is a “Provincial” Responsibility – the National Codes have no “legal” standing unless adopted by the Provinces Who “makes” our Canadian Codes and Standards? Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) are ultimately responsible. Provincial Building Codes Building regulation is Provincial responsibility Adopt NBC (Model) with local amendments (order in council) Provincial codes are legally binding Delegation to Cities Provinces can delegate responsibility for regulating construction to Cities Standards accepted (and usually documented) minimums or procedures more common approach outside the construction industry often technical society or industry association based
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  • Fall '13
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  • Ode, Building code, national building code, Provincial Building Codes, Model) Codes:

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