building code

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Noun1.building code - set of standards established and enforced by local government for the structural safety of buildings
code, codification - a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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In the past, jurisdictions in New Hampshire followed the BOCA National Building Code, but no specific edition was required.
The latest editions of all three model codes (1996 BOCA National Building Code, 1997 ICBO Uniform Building Code, and 1997 SBCCI Standard Building Code) have provisions designed to meet the federal accessibility requirements.
The BOCA National Building Code, developed by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA), Country Club Hills, IL, is generally used in the Midwest and eastern United States.