Building Codes & Standards

Currently in Force

The following codes in the Building discipline are currently in force:

  • Alberta Building Code 2014 - Declared in force on May 1, 2015
  • National Energy Code for Buildings 2011 - Declared in force on November 1, 2015

Codes and Standards Available for Purchase

The following codes are available for purchase:

  • Alberta Building Code 2014 (Printed and online copies)  (to purchase)
  • National Energy Code for Buildings 2011  (to purchase)

Historical Code Timeline

Alberta Building Code

  • Alberta Building Code 2014: Declared in force on May 1, 2015.
  • Alberta Building Code 2006: In force from September 2, 2007, to April 30, 2015.
  • Alberta Building Code 1997: In force from June 1, 1998, to September 1, 2007.
  • Alberta Building Code 1990: In force from September 1, 1991, to May 31, 1998.

National Energy Code for Buildings

  • National Energy Code for Buildings 2011: Declared in force on November 1, 2015.
  • No prior editions of the code were adopted in Alberta.
  • Date modified: 2018-01-26