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BNBC is stands for Bangladesh National Building Code. BNBC is the guideline for the minimum standards for design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all building within Bangladesh. The establishment of BNBC 2006 to ensure the order to safeguard, within achievable limits, life,
limb, health, property and public welfare. Its also suggest the installation of certain equipment, services and appurtenances related, connected or attached to such buildings are also regulated herein to achieve the
BNBC was first published in 1993. Then it was know as BNBC 1993. It was the detailed document specifying safe and acceptable practice of building construction. The BNBC 1993 was a new revised version of the Building Construction Act 1952. The building construction sector was first brought into a legal framework through enactment of Building Construction Act 1952. Then this code was reviewed as BNBC 2006 published on 2006. Later it was reviewed as draft several times. Finally in 2021 the BNBC 2020 is published as the building construction act.
The building construction standards is the very important as it is the issue of safety. To ensure the safety and quality work we can not deny the standard. The expressed intent of this Code is to ensure public safety, health and general welfare insofar as they are affected by the construction, alteration, repair, removal, demolition, use or occupancy of buildings, structures or premises, through structural strength, stability, means of egress, safety from fire and other hazards, sanitation, light and ventilation.
The provisions of this Code shall apply to the design, construction, use or occupancy, alteration, moving, demolition and repair of any building or structure and to any appurtenances installed therein or connected or attached thereto, except such matters as are otherwise provided for in other laws controlling and regulating buildings.
To download the BNBC 2006 please click the link below,