National Building Code of India 2005
Designed by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the National Building Code of India 2005 is a national instrument providing guidelines for regulating the building construction activities across the country. It serves as a Model Code for adoption by all agencies involved in building construction works such as public works departments, government construction departments, local bodies and private construction agencies.
The Code mainly contains:
-administrative regulations, development control rules and general building requirements
-fire safety requirements
-stipulations regarding materials, structural design and construction (including safety); and
-building and plumbing services.