Building Codes

2019-04-30T09:31:55-08:00By |Categories: Blog, Planning & Permits|Tags: , , |

WHAT IS A BUILDING CODE? Practically, it is the government’s official statement on building safety. Technically, it is a compendium of minimum safety standards arranged in a systematic manner (codified) for easy reference. It embraces all aspects of building construction––fire, structural, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and drainage and grading. WHO NEEDS BUILDING CODES? We all