building code

Definition of "building code"
  1. A regulation dictating the safety design standards and materials suitable for construction within a specific location
How to use "building code" in a sentence
  1. The architect needed to check the local building code before drawing up the plans.
  2. The remodeling project was delayed due to a violation of the building code.
  3. The inspector found several issues that were not up to the building code and required immediate correction.

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