Tag: building-regulations

23 Extension cord and power strip safety 2011-07-14T17:05:29.047

20 What "code" applies to projects that I do in my own home? 2010-08-03T12:29:18.947

17 Is there supposed to be a gap between the wall and the roof? 2017-01-26T09:30:59.873

16 What is the proper way to run wires along/across basement ceiling joists? 2010-09-02T12:39:50.330

16 Does a homeowner need a permit for electrical work in Massachusetts? 2010-09-02T16:46:21.530

15 Is notching a flange on an I-Joist ever acceptable? 2016-02-24T03:43:02.463

11 Can I put an outlet inside of a wall? 2016-01-21T18:58:17.103

10 Why won't HVAC supply stores sell directly to the public? 2013-11-19T20:06:51.260

10 Foundation for structure on bedrock 2016-05-19T18:17:55.243

8 Does the code inspector look at preexisting work, or only at recent work? 2011-06-10T23:58:28.843

6 Where can I get electrical plans for my new house? 2011-08-02T03:24:19.283

4 How much weight should a deck of a given area support? 2010-07-22T09:49:48.813

4 Is having a window in a room that is below grade a requirement? 2011-03-01T20:30:44.577

4 Building code requiring rooms to have internal windows? 2016-02-05T03:44:56.250

3 How close can light fixtures be to fire sprinkler heads? 2011-08-14T16:59:59.653

3 What is the safe/proper way to run non-metallic conduit between floors? 2011-09-27T04:05:16.280

3 Can an alcove tub be installed with most of it behind a wall? 2013-01-28T14:20:09.993

3 Am I required to replace a non code compliant balustrade? 2013-05-17T05:07:31.350

3 Timer needed on bathroom vent fan? 2015-02-03T14:55:08.793

3 Popup outlet on kitchen island - is it against building codes? California 2015-10-09T20:26:11.090

3 What can happen if someone doesn't get a building permit for a renovation? 2016-01-22T16:59:41.137

3 Can the parties who sign a building permit be liable in any way, shape or form of water damage to a building? 2016-04-20T03:06:25.320

3 Can I route a drain pipe under a gas line? 2017-04-03T15:33:20.883

2 What are the building regulations in the UK for fitting a light in a bathroom? 2010-07-22T09:11:56.007

2 What is the difference between “Planning Permission” and “Building Regulation” in the UK and when do I need to get them? 2010-07-22T09:14:25.290

2 Building code in Canada 2010-09-13T02:33:25.773

2 Building Regs for 1st Floor Bathrooms 2010-12-27T12:36:53.210

2 In Canada (Ontario, specifically), is 'CL2' rated cable acceptable for in-wall installation? 2011-02-03T06:11:13.557

2 Can PEX be used for the trunk 2011-04-05T20:34:42.707

2 What does the Plumbing Code say about securing a bathtub faucet to the studs? 2011-10-31T13:10:50.793

2 Do local building codes/regulations control where to locate a gas meter and responsibility for moving it? 2013-07-30T19:29:52.477

2 How to buy a land and build a cottage in the United States? 2014-06-04T01:18:49.157

2 Can I install a sink that drains into this floor drain? 2015-11-23T17:30:15.707

2 Can I get bathroom permit in old house (1950s) which doesn't quite meet modern codes? 2016-02-11T03:22:48.667

2 How do you determine the date a house was built? 2016-06-15T18:06:10.600

2 How difficult/costly would it be to extend a 400V 3-phase domestic supply 150m down a garden in the UK? 2017-07-03T15:23:46.173

2 Can I keep my outbuilding's 10a classificaton 2017-09-08T06:44:43.883

2 what type of guard rail is needed on an open part of a 5 tread stair 2018-02-20T16:39:07.160

1 Is it a legal requirement / building regulation to have a stopcock within a property? 2013-01-10T21:51:35.137

1 How can I find out if I can add a bedroom to my home without violating any rules/ordinances? 2013-06-19T14:02:55.770

1 What's the height limit of a wood framed building? 2013-08-28T18:27:40.873

1 Planning for a Covered Deck in the UK 2014-07-17T12:34:33.153

1 Will roof work done by unlicensed volunteers pass code? 2014-11-02T23:11:40.467

1 Do I need a vent fan in an interior laundry room? 2015-02-03T02:22:28.057

1 What does it take (and how) to build on a 'land conservation' parcel? 2015-04-23T18:03:45.237

1 How should I go about removing these two walls? 2015-09-16T12:19:11.913

1 NEC 6/12 rule clarification 2016-01-22T14:58:35.603

1 Finished basement outlets, GFCI or AFCI? 2016-01-22T16:03:36.013

1 Do I need building control approval to install an external security camera powered by power over ethernet? 2016-01-31T21:32:10.110

1 Extend Roof for Patio Cover 2016-03-29T18:31:57.383

1 What can fiberglass insulation NOT touch? 2016-04-01T13:44:25.197

1 Joining 2 halves of a wall 2016-04-10T17:22:41.740

1 Am I required to use footings when building a deck or can I just have the posts resting on the ground? (Wisconsin) 2016-06-24T13:34:41.523

1 Installing ethernet jacks in garage just below ceiling level 2017-04-02T20:18:26.737

1 Proper framing on foundation? 2017-05-17T14:25:49.777

1 What is the maximum eves height allowed on a log cabin when you have dug down? 2017-05-22T21:18:16.693

1 City Regulations 2017-07-17T10:54:31.457

1 How do I tell if an electrician is "qualified" in the UK? 2017-07-25T13:06:10.207

1 Are all of these smoke detectors required? 2017-09-03T19:59:02.873

1 Maximum toilet pipe width? 2017-10-31T17:37:51.803

0 Can municipal authorities get warrant to search suspected building site in U.S.? 2013-02-13T05:14:24.390

0 Can I install a rocket stove inside my house? 2014-07-05T13:09:38.723

0 Can I install a floor length window on the second floor? 2014-09-01T17:29:35.240

0 What name could be used in building code for "interior drain tiles"? 2015-01-06T22:34:08.787

0 Can I make my bulkhead stairs steeper and still be up to code? 2015-08-06T23:32:07.197

0 UK Building Regulations: which document is regulation 3 in? 2016-01-07T22:00:26.407

0 Basement egress through office 2016-01-17T18:09:42.477

0 Can a gas pipe/tube run under floor joists? 2016-01-26T21:04:47.347

0 Decking on a Metal Roof 2016-03-21T21:11:53.183

0 When re-roofing and doing a tear-off do I have replace the roof deck with plywood? 2016-04-07T14:58:03.377

0 Legality of hanging things outside your window? 2016-06-17T22:31:42.117

0 Is building regulations approval needed for replacing gas fire with log burner 2016-10-14T09:33:21.197

0 Ventilation for Garage below house 2017-01-30T12:53:31.380

0 What are the factors in determining the cost of a septic system and what can I do to decrease it? 2017-06-05T15:00:37.617

0 Where in the Canadian building or plumbing code is the 15" toilet clearance rule? 2017-07-30T01:09:05.473

0 Consumer unit (electrical panel) in cloakroom allowed? 2017-08-31T11:29:32.633

0 What is frost depth in Northern Ontario, and do fence posts need to be set in concrete? 2017-09-08T15:58:07.890

0 Is there a maximum allowed time for a house to be built? 2017-12-29T02:46:49.857

0 Floor to ceiling heights when adding a mezzanine or lowering the ceiling 2018-01-26T14:50:03.690