Building Code

Definition

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

Synonyms
building control, ordinances, rules, safety requirements, standards

Acronyms
BC

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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