Period of construction of private dwelling

Status: This was the recommended standard from September 11, 2013 to March 23, 2016.

Definition

Period of construction refers to the period in time during which the building or dwelling was originally constructed.

Private dwelling refers to a separate set of living quarters with a private entrance either from outside the building or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway inside the building. The entrance to the dwelling must be one that can be used without passing through the living quarters of some other person or group of persons.

Usage

Though 'period of construction' applies to dwellings, a person or private household can be assigned a period of construction classification based on the dwelling in which the person or household usually resides.

Classifications

Relation to previous version

  • Period of construction of private dwelling March 24, 2016 to current

    This standard replaces the recommended standard 'Period of construction of private dwelling'. The definition of period of construction has been modified and a measurement section has been added.

  • Period of construction of private dwelling September 11, 2013 to March 23, 2016

    This was the recommended standard from September 11, 2013 to March 23, 2016.

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