Copyright

Building Ordinances & Codes: Definition, Types & Purpose

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

What is a rule or regulation passed by a local government, such as a city, called?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Which of the following organizations has developed a set of international building code standards adopted by many states and local governments in the United States?

2. A building code typically addresses which of the following?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of building ordinances and codes using this quiz/worksheet combination. Information you will be tested on includes what building codes address and the type of building code a house flipper renovating a kitchen would be most concerned with.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on the following:

  • Term for the item a local government issues for a building that is fit for human occupancy
  • Regulation passed by a local government
  • Organization that developed international building code standards

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on building ordinances and codes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding building codes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about house flipping and building codes

Additional Learning

Learn more about these regulations with the accompanying lesson called Building Ordinances & Codes: Definition, Types & Purposes. This lesson covers these objectives:

  • Define building codes
  • Review the content and process of building codes
  • Examine the types of building codes
  • Evaluate the importance of building codes
Support