Canadian Codes Centre

Today's construction technologies and techniques differ vastly from those in use at the time the first National Building Code (NBC) was produced in 1941. To keep pace with changes, and ensure that the latest innovations and applications are applied safely by the construction industry, a new edition of the NBC is published approximately every five years.

NRC's Canadian Codes Centre (CCC) plays a vital role in this process by providing technical and administrative support to the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) and its related committees, which are responsible for the development of Canada's National Model Construction Codes. These codes are the following:

To purchase Codes publications, please visit the National Model Construction Codes and Guides/Provincial Codes page.

Obtaining supplementary Code documents

Revisions and Errata to the National Model Construction Codes
Contact NRC Construction, Publication Sales:
Telephone: 613-993-2463 or toll-free 1-800-672-7990, then press 1

Intent statements
Contact NRC Construction, Codes Technical Support:
Telephone: 613-990-8425 or toll-free 1-800-672-7990, then press 2

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Canadian Codes Centre
National Research Council Canada
Telephone: 613-993-9960