Code content is developed according to a five-year cycle and relies on a consensus-based process and the voluntary contributions of standing committees, task group members, and the public.
Hundreds of standards issued by standards development organizations and referenced in the National Construction Codes are now under review by code users and stakeholders.
The National Construction Codes serve as models for virtually all building and fire regulations in Canada. They are available for purchase through NRC's Client Services.
This new document includes amendments to Chapter III, Plumbing, of the Construction Code as well as an amended 2010 National Plumbing Code of Canada (NPC).