Uniform Building Code

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Uniform Building Code (UBC)

1. A US national building code, prepared and issued by the International Conference of Building Code Officials, 5360 South Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA 90601-2294. Also see BOCA National Building Code.
2. Any model code, similar to 1, of a country other than the US.
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So a uniform building code would be an added value to utilise the different markets.
Tom Wilson, chairman of the Board of Supervisors, said the supervisors weren't aware of the amendment when they passed the Uniform Building Code update.
The commission adopts Standard Building Code as a base rulebook and sets out to define a uniform building code for Florida.
The Uniform Building Code also includes specific time limits for both operation and feedback.
Once storage racks were a part of the Uniform Building Code, building officials in California required that racks be designed in compliance with the building code.
Successfully worked to pass a statewide uniform building code.
In testimony before the Florida Building Commission on Draft II of the proposed statewide, uniform building code, the Washington, D.
BOCA), the Uniform Building Code from the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO), and the Standard Building Code from Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc.
There are three main code bodies in the United States: the Uniform Building Code (UBC), covering most states west of the Mississippi; the National Building Code (NBC), adhered to by most states in the Northeast and New England areas; and the Standard Building Code (SBC), covering most states in the Deep South.
The Uniform Building Code and the Uniform Mechanical Code set the dimensions and locations for roof vents.
The New York City Seismic Code is a revised version of the 1990 Uniform Building Code (UBC), already followed for all federal projects.
Thus far, no panel-type construction system has been approved for earthquake resistance under the Uniform Building Code.

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