Learn more about COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. Daily case numbers and information for businesses and workers.

The Re-Open Saskatchewan plan was released on April 23rd.

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National Building Code, National Fire Code and National Energy Code for Buildings

Saskatchewan adopts the National Building Code as the minimum standard for the construction and renovation of buildings throughout the province. The National Fire Code is adopted as the minimum standard for the fire safe operation of buildings and facilities. The National Energy Code for Buildings is adopted as the minimum standard for energy efficiency of buildings.

The National Building Code (NBC)

Saskatchewan adopts the NBC by regulation under provisions of The Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards Act (the UBAS Act) with few amendments. The NBC sets the minimum standard for building, accessibility and energy standards for houses and small buildings. The NBC establishes these five core objectives:

  • safety;
  • health;
  • accessibility for persons with disabilities;
  • fire and structural protection of buildings; and
  • environment.

The NBC 2015, adopted for use throughout Saskatchewan, came into effect on January 1, 2018.

The National Fire Code (NFC)

Saskatchewan adopts the NFC by regulation under provisions of The Fire Safety Act as the standard for the fire safe operation of buildings and facilities. The NFC establishes these three core objectives:

  • safety;
  • health; and
  • fire protection of buildings and facilities.

The NFC 2015, adopted for use throughout Saskatchewan, came into effect on January 1, 2018.

The National Energy Code for Buildings (NECB)

Saskatchewan adopts the NECB by regulation under provisions of the UBAS Act. The NECB sets the minimum standard for energy efficiency for medium and large buildings.

The NECB 2017 and Section 9.36 - Energy Efficiency of the NBC, 2015 came into force on January 1, 2019.

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