Building Codes & Standards
This section links you to information on where the following Codes and Standards are available. Most Codes and Standards are published by external organizations and are not available free of charge.
- Alberta Building Code 2014 (Printed and online copies) (to purchase)
- National Energy Code for Buildings 2011 (to purchase)
Each code has a coming into force date and a transition period. For more information on the timelines for the Alberta codes see this link New Alberta Building, Fire and Energy Codes Notice.
Public Review of 2020 National Code Editions
Alberta Municipal Affairs would like to invite you — as an important stakeholders in the development of the national model codes—to take part in the public review of proposed changes for the 2020 National Code editions. This first public review of the National Codes, on which Alberta codes are based, will focus primarily on proposed changes to the 2015 editions of the National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB) and the National Plumbing Code (NPC). This public review will take place from October 11 until December 9, 2016 on the Codes Canada Website. There will be additional reviews of new proposals for the 2020 national codes until 2019.