Code change request form

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Which of these functions apply?

Code change request

Code change
Code reference of the requested change: Article, Sentence, etc. (e.g.


What is the subject of the code change or the existing code provision title?


Why should the existing provision be revised, or if requesting an addition to the Code, what is missing?

Requested change / addition

What wording do you propose for the change?
Justification / explanation


If requesting an addition or revision to the Code, which of the Code's objectives does the requested change address? See Part 2 of Division A of the 2020 NBC, NFC, NPC, and NECB for the list of objectives of each code.
Which of the Code's objectives does the requested change address?

Impact analysis

Will the change entail any added costs? Will it provide benefits that are measurable?

Enforcement implications

Can the requested change be enforced by the infrastructure available to enforce this Code? Will its enforcement require an increase in resources?

Other comments

For example, identify other Code requirements affected by the requested change.

Supporting documentation

Please submit supporting documentation separately. If using email, send as PDF attachments to You can also mail the documentation to:

Codes Canada
National Research Council
Building M-20, 1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6

or fax it to (613) 952-4040.

Note: Supporting documentation must be unlocked/public in order for them to be considered by a CCBFC standing committee. If locked, we cannot include them on the agenda.