Codes Canada

The Canadian Board for Harmonized Construction Codes (CBHCC) develops the National Model Codes. The NRC's Codes Canada group acts as the secretariat providing technical, policy, and administrative support, including publishing the National Model Codes. For the latest information about code changes and provisions in the National Model Codes or details about the National Model Codes development system, please visit the code development system website.

Get access to, and learn about the development and publication of the building, energy and safety codes that guide the design and construction of homes and other buildings in Canada

Codes Canada publications

Publications, including the National Building Code and other national model codes, as well as certain provincial codes

Get involved in the code development process

Request a code change, get meeting and volunteer information and participate in public reviews

Help using or accessing codes

Information on ordering and accessing building codes, provincial and territorial code adoption and more

About the Codes

Learn about Codes Canada and the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes