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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(48) This organization began publishing as the Pacific Coast Building Officials Conference, Uniform Building Code (Los Angeles, 1937).
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.
The Web site was CodeBuddy, an online database that summarizes the 1997 Uniform Building Code. It's owned by Naffa International, a Fresno, Calif., company that does plan reviews and code-related consulting.
Shrinkage provisions were long a mainstay in the Uniform Building Code, but somehow were left out when the new IBC code was written.
As for building codes, I believe all 13 western states adhere to the Uniform Building Code, including Oregon and Washington.
The crane system meets all of the stringent requirements of the Uniform Building Code, Seismic Zone 4, which covers the most earthquake prone areas in the United States.
The ever-increasing adoption of the Uniform Building Code (UBC) Standard 7-2, (1997) "Fire Tests of Door Assemblies," will go a long way in preventing accidental institutional deaths.
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.
(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.

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