National Model Construction Codes and Guides/Provincial Codes
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Canadian Codes Centre
The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes is responsible for the development of the National Model Construction Codes. NRC publishes the Codes and, through the Canadian Codes Centre, ensures that the best available knowledge from across Canada and around the world is brought to bear on their development. NRC also publishes several User's Guides for the Codes as well as some provincial codes.
National Model Construction Codes
- National Building Code of Canada 2010
- National Fire Code of Canada 2010
- National Plumbing Code of Canada 2010
- National Building Code of Canada 2005
- National Fire Code of Canada 2005
- National Plumbing Code of Canada 2005
- National Farm Building Code of Canada 1995
- Historical Editions of the National Construction Codes (1941-1998)
These older codes can also be borrowed from NRC's main library.
- Alberta Building Code 2014
- Alberta Fire Code 2014
- Quebec Construction Code - Chapter I, Building, and National Building Code of Canada 2005 (amended)
- Quebec Construction Code, Chapter III, Plumbing, and National Plumbing Code of Canada 2010 (amended)
- Quebec Safety Code, Chapter VIII – Building, and National Fire Code of Canada 2010 (amended)
- Illustrated User’s Guide – NBC 2010 Part 9 Housing and Small Buildings
- User’s Guide – National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2011
- User's Guide – NBC 2010, Structural Commentaries (Part 4 of Division B)
- User's Guide – NBC 2005, Structural Commentaries (Part 4 of Division B)
- Supplement to the NECB 2011: Intent Statements
- Supplement to the NBC 2010: Intent Statements
- Supplement to the NFC 2010: Intent Statements
- Supplement to the NPC 2010: Intent Statements
- User's Guide – NBC 2005, Application and Intent Statements
- User's Guide – NFC 2005, Application and Intent Statements
- User's Guide – NPC 2005, Application and Intent Statements
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