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Standards or regulations for construction which are designed to ensure safety against electrical hazards, fires, etc.
The numerical value of building codes in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of building codes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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For example, in India and Pakistan, to some extent, there are building codes in place but they are very weakly implemented. You see construction going on, on the sides of landslide-prone mountains or in flood plains, in theory, there's urban planning.
Building codes in Kathmandu itself have not been well upheld in recent years, efforts have been made over the last few years to strengthen these building codes but, unfortunately, this comes too late for the many thousands of buildings that have gone up across the Kathmandu Valley over the last 20 years that did not adhere to the building codes.
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