Definition : Construction code

A Code, adopted under the provisions of the Building Act, for the purpose of fixing construction standards to ensure quality construction work. The Construction Code is intended essentially to creators of plans and specifications (architects, engineers, technologists) and contractors.

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Many co-ownerships have elevators because they are built vertically. Occupants who live there, especially those who are elderly or have reduced mobility, expect them to be in continuous operation. The syndicates of co-owners concerned are thus required to guarantee that the lifts are brought up to standard. Elevators must be kept in good working order, safety work must be carried out and the technical inspection of the elevator must be carried out according to the requirements of the Safety Code. If they are out of order, it could be the cause of serious inconvenience to the occupants, and the syndicate’s liability could be invoked.
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