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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* 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.

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