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Building and Safety Standards Branch
The Building and Safety Standards Branch is responsible for the BC Building Code. The BC Building Code is based on the National Building Code and is adopted by the province with changes and modifications specific to British Columbia.
Building Officials' Association of British Columbia (BOABC)
BOABC represents local government building officials and those involved in building design, construction, testing and research in B.C.
Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC)
Develops and maintains Canada's model construction and fire codes and oversees the work of several standing committees, special purpose committees, and task groups. CCBFC members are selected from across Canada and appointed by the National Research Council (NRC).
Canadian Codes Centre
The National Research Council Institute for Research in Construction's Canadian Codes Centre provides technical and administrative support to the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes and its related committees.
Canadian Wood Council (CWC)
The CWC offers information and guidelines on best practice and building codes in Canada.
Masonry Institute of British Columbia (MIBC)
MIBC offers courses and design manuals that reference National and Provincial building codes.