Building Code


  • Building code refers to the regulations and guidelines that govern design and all materials used in construction.

rules, safety requirements, standards, building control, ordinances


Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Building Inspector Definition,
    • A local government employee who enforces the building code and makes sure construction and renovation work is done properly.
  • Building Permit (BPmt) Abbreviation,
    • Authorization by a local government to construct or repair a structure.
  • Curtain Wall Definition,
    • A non-lead bearing exterior wall.
  • Load-bearing Wall Definition,
    • Any exterior wall or interior wall that supports its weight and the weight of other parts of the building.
  • Standard Building Code (SBC)Acronym,
    • Uniform Building Code (UBC)Acronym,
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