National Model Construction Codes

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Journal titleOntario Building Officials Association Journal
IssueJune 31
Pages12; # of pages: 2
SubjectCodes & guides
AbstractThe National Model Construction Codes are the responsibility of the Canadian Commission on Building andFire Codes (CCBFC), an independent committee of senior individuals from all aspects of the constructionindustry and the regulatory community, across Canada. The CCBFC directs the work of the various technicalstanding committees that are responsible for subject areas in the codes. Standing committees are also composed of experts from industry and government, with wide geographical distribution across the country.The Commission is chaired by Bruce Clemmensen, a builder from Weston, Ontario. There are seven othermembers from Ontario, including Garry Davis, former president of the OBOA. In order for the Commission andits standing committees to operate, the National Research Council of Canada provides them with technical andadministrative support through the Canadian Codes Centre of the Institute for Research in Construction (IRC).The National Model Construction Codes include the National Building Code (NBC), which forms the basis forthe Ontario Building Code (OBC) and all other building codes across Canada.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number10433
NPARC number20378827
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Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
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