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B.C. Reg. 131/2016
M209/2016
Deposited June 8, 2016
This consolidation is current to June 15, 2021.
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Building Act

Building Act General Regulation

[Last amended February 25, 2021 by B.C. Reg. 46/2021]

Contents
1Definitions
Part 1 — Local Authority Jurisdiction
2Unrestricted matters
2.1Time-limited unrestricted matters
2.2Energy conservation unrestricted
2.3Collection of municipal solid waste and recyclable material
2.4Flood plains
2.5Water and sewer connections
Part 2 — Cost Recovery
3Specified minimum amount
4Rates for government employees
5Estimation of recoverable costs
6Calculation of recoverable costs
Part 3 — Building Officials
Division 1 — Exempt Building Professionals
7Architects
8Engineers
9Other building professionals
Division 2 — Qualification as Building Official
10Mandatory membership
11Classes of building officials
11.1Sequential progression
11.2Qualification in trainee classes
12Recognition of extraprovincial building credentials
Division 3 — Register of Qualified Building Officials
13Retention of records
Division 4 — Annual Report and Fees
14Annual report
15Annual fees
Division 5 — Fee-Setting Criteria
15.1Definition for Division
16Criteria for fee-setting process
Schedule 1
Schedule 2

Definitions

1   (1) In this regulation:

"2012 code" means the British Columbia Building Code established by the British Columbia Building Code Regulation, B.C. Reg. 264/2012;

"2018 code" means the British Columbia Building Code established by the order of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing numbered BA 2018 1 and dated July 16, 2018;

"Act" means the Building Act;

"building code", in relation to a building, means whichever of the following applies in relation to the building:

(a) Book I (General) of the 2012 code;

(b) Book I (General) of the 2018 code;

"compliance decision" means a decision made on behalf of a local authority whether a matter conforms to a building regulation;

"cost-recoverable government employee" means a government employee for whom an hourly rate is prescribed in section 4;

"heritage building" means any of the following:

(a) a building that is protected heritage property;

(b) a building that is subject to temporary heritage protection under section 606 (1) [order for temporary protection] or 608 (1) [heritage control periods for temporary protection] of the Local Government Act;

(c) a building that is subject to an agreement under section 610 (1) [heritage revitalization agreements] of the Local Government Act;

(d) a building that is identified in a register of heritage property established under section 598 (1) [community heritage register] of that Act;

"plumbing code", in relation to a building, means whichever of the following applies in relation to the building:

(a) Book II (Plumbing Systems) of the 2012 code;

(b) Book II (Plumbing Systems) of the 2018 code;

"protected heritage property" has the same meaning as in section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Local Government Act.

(2) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 255/2019, s. 2.]

[am. B.C. Regs. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 1; 255/2019, ss. 1 and 2.]

Part 1 — Local Authority Jurisdiction

Unrestricted matters

2   The following matters are prescribed for the purposes of section 5 (4) of the Act:

(a) parking stalls for persons with disabilities;

(b) the following matters as they relate to the design of access routes for fire department vehicles:

(i) the width of an access route;

(ii) the centreline radius of an access route;

(iii) the overhead clearance of an access route;

(iv) the change of the gradient of an access route;

(v) the loads that an access route is designed to bear and the material with which an access route is surfaced;

(vi) the length above which a dead-end portion of an access route requires turnaround facilities;

(b.1) in the case of a building not described in Sentence 3.2.5.7.(2) of Division B of the building code, water supply for firefighting;

(b.2) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 255/2019, s. 3 (a).]

(b.3) in the case of a heritage building, any matter as it relates to the heritage value or heritage character of the building;

(c) in the case of a building in a development permit area designated under section 488 (1) (b) of the Local Government Act, the following matters as they relate to wildfire hazard:

(i) form;

(ii) exterior design;

(iii) finish;

(c.1) in the case of a building, or part of a building, in a development permit area designated under section 488 (1) (b) of the Local Government Act, any matter as it relates to hazardous conditions, other than wildfire hazard;

(d) in the case of a building in a development permit area designated under section 488 (1) (d), (e), (f) or (g) of the Local Government Act, the following matters as they relate to the character of the development:

(i) form;

(ii) exterior design;

(iii) finish;

(e) in the case of a building in a development permit area designated under section 488 (1) (h), (i) or (j) of the Local Government Act, the following matters as they relate to energy or water conservation or the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions:

(i) form;

(ii) exterior design;

(iii) any matter as it relates to machinery, equipment and systems external to the building;

(f) any matter as it relates to a district energy system;

(g) any matter as it relates to limiting the transmission into a building of sound that originates outside the building;

(h) radio repeater systems for emergency communications;

(i) water meters for connections to public water systems.

[am. B.C. Regs. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 2; 255/2019, s. 3.]

Time-limited unrestricted matters

2.1   (1) In this section, "adaptable dwelling unit" has the same meaning as in Article 1.4.1.2. of Division A of the building code.

(2) The following matters are prescribed for the purposes of section 5 (4) [restrictions on local authority jurisdiction] of the Act in the areas described in subsection (3) of this section:

(a) fire sprinklers and fire sprinkler systems;

(b) any matter as it relates to the accessibility of a building to persons with disabilities;

(c) adaptable dwelling units.

(3) A matter prescribed under subsection (2) is unrestricted in a geographic area if a local building requirement that relates to the matter

(a) applies to the geographic area,

(b) was enacted on or before December 15, 2017, and

(c) has not been amended after that date as it relates to the matter.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 3.]

Energy conservation unrestricted

2.2   (1) In this section, "local authority legislation", in respect of a local authority, means an enactment that authorizes the local authority to make bylaws or other enactments with respect to buildings and other structures.

(2) Subject to subsection (3) of this section, the following matters are unrestricted for the purposes of section 5 (4) [restrictions on local authority jurisdiction] of the Act:

(a) the conservation of energy;

(b) the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

(3) A local authority may enact, to the extent permitted by its local authority legislation, a local building requirement with respect to a matter referred to in subsection (2) subject to both of the following conditions:

(a) the local building requirement may not require buildings within the jurisdiction of the local authority to be constructed except in conformance with a Step described in Article 9.36.6.3. or 10.2.3.3. of Division B of the building code;

(b) the local building requirement may not modify a requirement of, or impose requirements in addition to those set out in, Subsection 9.36.6. or 10.2.3. of Division B of the building code.

[en. B.C. Reg. 139/2017, s. 1.]

Collection of municipal solid waste and recyclable material

2.3   (1) In this section, "specified waste" means municipal solid waste, and recyclable material, within the meaning of section 315 [management of solid waste and recyclable material] of the Local Government Act.

(2) The following matters are unrestricted as they relate to the storage and collection of specified waste:

(a) the load capacity of loading pads;

(b) the height of loading bays from ground level and the minimum size of loading bay openings;

(c) the minimum dimensions of rooms for the temporary collection of specified waste and the minimum width of doorways through which collection equipment is to enter or leave those rooms;

(d) ramps within a building for moving containers for specified waste within the building to a collection point within the building;

(e) any matter as it relates to the prevention of animals being attracted to or accessing specified waste.

[en. B.C. Reg. 255/2019, s. 4.]

Flood plains

2.4   (1) In this section:

"200-year flood" means a flood of such a magnitude that the chance of it being equalled or exceeded in any given year is one in 200;

"flood level", in relation to a flood plain, means

(a) the flood level specified under section 524 (3) (a) [requirements in relation to flood plain areas] of the Local Government Act for the flood plain, or

(b) if no flood level is specified, the level expected to be reached by a 200-year flood;

"flood plain" includes a flood plain designated under section 524 (2) of the Local Government Act.

(2) Without limiting section 2 (c.1), in the case of a building, or part of a building, that is located on a flood plain below the flood level of that flood plain, any matter is unrestricted as it relates to flooding.

[en. B.C. Reg. 255/2019, s. 4.]

Water and sewer connections

2.5   (1) In this section:

"bare land strata plan" has the same meaning as in the Strata Property Act;

"specified connection" means

(a) any part of a water service pipe, fire service pipe, storm sewer or building sewer if the part runs between a service connection to a public system and a service connection to a building, and

(b) the service connection to the building.

(2) In this section, terms in italics have the same meaning as in Article 1.4.1.2. of Division A of the plumbing code.

(3) Any matter is unrestricted as it relates to

(a) a specified connection in an area where, because of natural or artificial features of the area,

(i) the specified connection cannot conform to the plumbing code, or

(ii) it is not reasonable, having regard to normal plumbing practices, to require the specified connection to conform to the plumbing code, or

(b) a specified connection that is shared by buildings on the same parcel or bare land strata plan.

(4) A local authority may, in part of the jurisdiction of the local authority, disapply a requirement of the plumbing code that relates to a specified connection if

(a) the part is an area described in subsection (3) (a), or

(b) a specified connection in the part is shared as described in subsection (3) (b).

[en. B.C. Reg. 255/2019, s. 4.]

Part 2 — Cost Recovery

Specified minimum amount

3   The specified minimum amount for the purposes of section 34 (3) (b) (ii) and (c) of the Act is $52.50.

Rates for government employees

4   For the purposes of section 32 (1) (a) of the Act, the prescribed rate for a government employee identified by title and classification in Column 1 of the Table is the hourly rate set out opposite in Column 2.

Table

ItemColumn 1
Government Employee
Column 2
Hourly Rate
TitleClassification
1Administrative AssistantClerk 9$49.81
2Assistant Deputy MinisterAssistant Deputy Minister Band B$100.19
3Codes AdministratorScientific/Technical Officer 18$57.97
4Codes AdministratorScientific/Technical Officer 21$61.30
5Codes AdministratorScientific/Technical Officer 24$65.01
6DirectorBusiness Leadership$79.08
7Executive DirectorStrategic Leadership$89.41
8ManagerApplied Leadership$70.70
9ManagerBusiness Leadership$79.08
10Office ManagerClerk 14$54.04
11Policy AnalystAdministrative Officer 18 or Research Officer 18$57.97
12Policy AnalystAdministrative Officer 21 or Research Officer 21$61.30
13Policy AnalystAdministrative Officer 24 or Research Officer 24$65.01
14Senior Codes AdministratorScientific/Technical Officer 27$69.11
15Senior Policy AnalystPolicy Analyst Social/Information/Health 27$70.67

Estimation of recoverable costs

5   (1) An estimate under section 33 (1) (a) of the Act in relation to a request under section 7 or 8 must be based on and set out the following information, as applicable:

(a) for each cost-recoverable government employee that the minister expects to participate in the determination of the request,

(i) the title and classification of the employee,

(ii) the rate prescribed under section 4 of this regulation for the employee,

(iii) a brief description of the work that the employee is expected to do in relation to the request, and

(iv) the amount of time that the employee is expected to spend on the work referred to in subparagraph (iii);

(b) for each consultant and specialist that the minister expects to engage in relation to the request,

(i) the occupation of the consultant or specialist,

(ii) a brief description of the work that the consultant or specialist is expected to do in relation to the request, and

(iii) the expected amount of the recoverable costs of the consultant or specialist's engagement in relation to the request.

(2) A copy of the estimate prepared in accordance with subsection (1) must be included with the notice referred to in section 33 (1) (b) of the Act.

Calculation of recoverable costs

6   (1) For the purposes of section 34 (3) of the Act, the prescribed number of days is 45 days.

(2) A calculation under section 34 (3) (a) of the Act in relation to a request under section 7 or 8 must be based on and set out the following, as applicable:

(a) for each cost-recoverable government employee that participates in the determination of the request,

(i) the title and classification of the employee,

(ii) the rate prescribed under section 4 of this regulation for the employee,

(iii) a brief description of the work that the employee did in relation to the request, and

(iv) the time that the employee spent on the work referred to in subparagraph (iii);

(b) for each consultant and specialist engaged in relation to the request,

(i) the occupation of the consultant or specialist,

(ii) a brief description of the work that the consultant or specialist did in relation to the request, and

(iii) the recoverable costs of the consultant or specialist's engagement in relation to the request.

(3) A copy of the calculation prepared in accordance with subsection (2) must be included with the notice referred to in section 34 (3) (b) of the Act.

Part 3 — Building Officials

Division 1 — Exempt Building Professionals

Architects

7   For the purposes of section 10 (1) (a) [prescribed professional association] of the Act, the Architectural Institute of British Columbia is prescribed.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 4.]

Engineers

8   (1) In this section, "professional engineer" has the same meaning as in section 1 (1) of the Engineers and Geoscientists Act.

(2) For the purposes of section 10 (1) (b) [prescribed classes of persons] of the Act, the following classes of persons are prescribed:

(a) professional engineers;

(b) holders of limited licences under the Engineers and Geoscientists Act whose scope of practice includes consulting on building regulations.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 4.]

Other building professionals

9   (1) In this section, "certificate of qualification" has the same meaning as in section 1 of the Safety Standards Act.

(2) For the purposes of section 10 (1) (b) of the Act, the following classes of persons are prescribed:

(a) individuals appointed under section 11 [safety officers] of the Safety Standards Act by a local authority, if the individuals

(i) hold a certificate of qualification for regulated work in respect of electrical equipment, gas systems or gas equipment, and

(ii) make compliance decisions only in relation to matters within the scope of the certificate of qualification;

(b) individuals retained as employees or independent contractors by a fire department of a local authority, or who are volunteers with a fire department of a local authority, if the individuals make compliance decisions only in relation to the fire prevention and response matters addressed in the following provisions:

(i) the provisions of Division B of Book I (General) of the 2012 code that are set out in Table 1 in Schedule 2;

(ii) the provisions of Division B of Book I (General) of the 2018 code that are set out in Table 2 in Schedule 2;

(c) individuals retained as employees or independent contractors by a local authority to act as a building official responsible for plumbing, if the individuals make compliance decisions only in relation to the fire suppression matters addressed in the provisions of Division B of Book I (General) of the 2012 code or 2018 code that are set out in Table 3 in Schedule 2.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 4; am. B.C. Reg. 255/2019, s. 5.]

Division 2 — Qualification as Building Official

Mandatory membership

10   For the purposes of section 11 (1) (a) (iii) [prescribed professional association] of the Act, the Building Officials' Association of British Columbia is prescribed.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 4.]

Classes of building officials

11   For the purposes of section 11 (2) (a) of the Act, the classes of building officials set out in Column 1 of Table 1 or 2 in Schedule 1 are established with the scope of practice set out opposite in Column 2.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 4; am. B.C. Regs. 255/2019, s. 6; 46/2021, s. 2.]

Sequential progression

11.1   (1) In this section, "precursor class", in relation to a class of building officials set out in Column 1 of Table 3 in Schedule 1, means a class of building officials set out in Column 2 opposite.

(2) For the purposes of section 11 (1) (a) (iv) [prescribed qualifications] of the Act, in order to be qualified as a building official in a class set out in Column 1 of Table 3 in Schedule 1, a person must

(a) be registered under section 12 [register of qualified building officials] of the Act in an applicable precursor class,

(b) meet the qualification requirements under section 11 (1) (a) of the Act for an applicable precursor class, other than a requirement prescribed under this section for that precursor class, or

(c) hold an extraprovincial building credential that is recognized under section 11 (2) (b) of the Act as qualifying the person to be classified in an applicable precursor class.

[en. B.C. Reg. 46/2021, s. 3.]

Qualification in trainee classes

11.2   (1) In this section:

"eligible leave" means a leave described in Part 6 of the Employment Standards Act;

"graduate", in relation to a trainee class, means to meet the qualification requirements under section 11 (1) (a) of the Act for the regular class of building officials that corresponds to the trainee class;

"trainee class" means a class of building officials that has a title that includes the words "In Training";

"trainee period" means

(a) 24 months for Building Level 3 — In Training,

(b) 18 months for Building Level 2 — In Training, and

(c) 12 months for any other trainee class.

(2) For the purposes of section 11 (1) (a) (iv) [prescribed qualifications] of the Act, in order to be qualified as a building official in a trainee class, a person must

(a) be employed by a local authority,

(b) have been registered under section 12 (4) [register of qualified building officials] of the Act in the trainee class

(i) no more than once before, and

(ii) for no longer than the trainee period for the trainee class, counting from the most recent registration in the trainee class and excluding any period of eligible leave from the employment referred to in paragraph (a),

(c) have a written training plan that shows how the person will acquire skill and experience and otherwise prepare to graduate within the applicable trainee period, and

(d) make a report to the registrar, at least once every 6 months,

(i) declaring that the person continues to meet the requirements set out in paragraphs (a) to (c), and

(ii) describing the steps that the person has taken to prepare to graduate within the applicable trainee period.

[en. B.C. Reg. 46/2021, s. 3.]

Recognition of extraprovincial building credentials

12   For the purposes of section 11 (2) (b) of the Act, the registrar may recognize an extraprovincial building credential and classify the holder of the extraprovincial building credential into a class of building officials if satisfied that the credential

(a) is valid in the extraprovincial jurisdiction,

(b) is held by a person who is not subject to any sanctions in the extraprovincial jurisdiction in relation to the credential, and

(c) evidences that the holder is qualified to perform the work of a building official in that class.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 4.]

Division 3 — Register of Qualified Building Officials

Retention of records

13   For the purposes of section 12 (8) [register of qualified building officials] of the Act, the prescribed number of years is 15.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 4.]

Division 4 — Annual Report and Fees

Annual report

14   (1) For the purposes of section 13 (a) of the Act, a person making an annual report must include the following information in the report:

(a) the name of the person;

(b) the class of building officials to which the person belongs;

(c) a declaration that the person has satisfied the continuing professional development requirements specified by the minister under section 11 (1) (a) (ii) of the Act for the calendar year;

(d) the following information respecting continuing professional development for the calendar year:

(i) the title and description of every continuing professional development activity completed by the person;

(ii) the date of the continuing professional development activity;

(iii) the name of the provider of the continuing professional development activity, if applicable;

(iv) evidence of successful completion of, or evidence of attendance at, the continuing professional development activity.

(2) An annual report must be submitted, on or before December 31 of each year, on a website maintained by, or on behalf of, the Building Officials' Association of British Columbia.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 4.]

Annual fees

15   The annual fees required under section 13 (b) of the Act must be paid on or before December 31 of each year.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 4.]

Division 5 — Fee-Setting Criteria

Definition for Division

15.1   In this Division, "stakeholders" means

(a) qualified building officials,

(b) local authorities, and

(c) persons who employ qualified building officials.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 2, s. 1, as en. by B.C. Reg. 116/2017, s. 1.]

Criteria for fee-setting process

16   The fee-setting process established by the administrative authority under section 17 (1) of the Act must be in accordance with the following:

(a) before setting a new fee or changing a fee, the administrative authority must consult with the following respecting the proposed fee:

(i) representatives of stakeholders;

(ii) representatives of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities;

(b) the administrative authority must notify stakeholders and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities of any new fee or change in a fee at least 90 days before the date on which the fee or change is to take effect;

(c) the administrative authority must post the notification under paragraph (b) on a publicly accessible website maintained by, or on behalf of, the administrative authority.

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 2, s. 2, as en. by B.C. Reg. 116/2017, s. 2.]

Schedule 1

[en. B.C. Reg. 52/2017, App. 1, s. 5; am. B.C. Regs. 139/2017, s. 2; 255/2019, ss. 8 to 11; 46/2021, ss. 4 to 6.]

Classes of Building Officials

Interpretation

1   (1) In this Schedule:

"advanced plumbing system" means a plumbing system that

(a) is used to drain or vent acid or corrosive wastes,

(b) contains a bedpan washer, trade waste system, vent stack or yoke vent,

(c) contains a circuit vent that serves more than eight fixtures, or

(d) in the case of a building that contains more than two dwelling units or is a row house, contains a non-potable water system;

"letter of assurance" means a letter required under Clause 2.2.7.2.(1)(b) or Sentence 2.2.7.2.(2) of Division C of a building code or under a plumbing code that adopts those provisions;

"Part 3 building" means a building other than a Part 9 building;

"Part 9 building" means a building, described in Article 1.3.3.3. of Division A of a building code, to which Part 9 of Division B of the building code applies;

"separate basement" means a basement that is a separate building from the building above it;

"specified grease interceptor" means a grease interceptor with a flow rate greater than 189 L/min.

(2) In this Schedule, terms in italics have the same meaning as in Article 1.4.1.2. of Division A of the building code or plumbing code, as applicable.

Table 1 — Building

Column 1
Class of Building
Official
Column 2
Scope of Practice
Building Level 1Conformance with the building regulations, other than the plumbing code, of the following buildings:
 (a) a Part 9 building classified as a Group C major occupancy that does not contain
     (i) more than 2 dwelling units, or
     (ii) a separate basement;
 (b) a Part 9 building classified as a Group C major occupancy that does not contain
     (i) a dwelling unit above another dwelling unit, unless one of the dwelling units is a secondary suite,
     (ii) a firewall, or
     (iii) a separate basement;
 (c) a Part 9 building, other than a farm building, that
     (i) is a detached garage, or accessory building, that serves a dwelling unit in a building described in paragraph (a) or (b),
     (ii) is located on the same property as that building, and
     (iii) does not contain a separate basement;
 (d) a Part 9 building classified as a Group F, Division 2 or 3 major occupancy, other than a farm building, that
     (i) is one storey in building height, and
     (ii) does not contain
         (A) more than one suite, or
         (B) a separate basement.
Building Level 1 — in TrainingSame as Building Level 1.
Building Level 2Conformance with the building regulations, other than the plumbing code,
of a Part 9 building.
Building Level 2 — in TrainingSame as Building Level 2.
Building Level 3Conformance with the building regulations, other than the plumbing code, of a building.
In addition, if conformance is determined solely based on letters of assurance, conformance with the plumbing code of a building.
Building Level 3 — in TrainingSame as Building Level 3.

Table 2 — Plumbing

Column 1
Class of Building
Official
Column 2
Scope of Practice
Plumbing Level 1Conformance with the building regulations, as they relate to one or more of the following:
 (a) plumbing systems;
 (b) foundation drainage;
 (c) hydronic heating systems;
of the following buildings:
 (d) a Part 9 building;
 (e) a new Part 3 building, other than a building classified as a Group B, Division 2 major occupancy, that
     (i) is no more than 4 storeys in building height, and
     (ii) does not contain an advanced plumbing system or a specified grease interceptor;
 (f) an existing Part 3 building that is no more than 4 storeys in building height, if the work does not involve
     (i) a change in occupancy to a Group B, Division 2 major occupancy, or
     (ii) an advanced plumbing system or a specified grease interceptor.
Plumbing Level 1 — in TrainingSame as Plumbing Level 1.
Plumbing Level 2Conformance with the building regulations, as they relate to one or more of the following:
 (a) plumbing systems;
 (b) foundation drainage;
 (c) hydronic heating systems
of a building.
Plumbing Level 2 — in TrainingSame as Plumbing Level 2.

Table 3 — Sequential Progression

Column 1
Class of Building
Official
Column 2
Precursor Classes
Building Level 2 — In TrainingBuilding Level 1
Building Level 2Building Level 1 or Building Level 2 — In Training
Building Level 3 — In TrainingBuilding Level 2
Building Level 3Building Level 2 or Building Level 3 — In Training
Plumbing Level 2 — In TrainingPlumbing Level 1
Plumbing Level 2Plumbing Level 1 or Plumbing Level 2 — In Training

Schedule 2

[en. B.C. Reg. 255/2019, s. 12.]

Other Building Professionals

Table 1

2012 Code
Sentence 3.2.3.1.(8) [limiting distance]
Subsection 3.2.4. [fire alarm and detection systems]
Subsection 3.2.5. [provisions for firefighting]
Subsection 3.2.6. [additional requirements for high buildings]
Subsection 3.2.7. [lighting and emergency power systems]
Subsection 3.4.5. [exit signs]
Article 3.4.6.19. [floor numbering]
Clauses 6.2.1.4.(1)(a) and (c) [installation standards]
Article 6.2.1.5. [fireplaces]
Article 6.2.2.7. [commercial cooking equipment]
Section 6.3. [chimneys and venting equipment]
Subsection 9.9.11. [signs]
Article 9.9.12.2. [required lighting in egress facilities]
Article 9.9.12.3. [emergency lighting]
Article 9.10.1.4. [items under Part 6 jurisdiction]
Clauses 9.10.14.3.(1)(a) and (2)(b) [limiting distance and fire department response]
Clauses 9.10.15.3.(1)(a) and (2)(b) [limiting distance and fire department response]
Subsection 9.10.18. [alarm and detection systems]
Subsection 9.10.19. [smoke alarms]
Subsection 9.10.20. [firefighting]
Article 9.10.21.7. [smoke detectors]
Article 9.10.21.8. [portable fire extinguishers]
Article 9.10.21.9. [hose stations]
Clause 9.33.5.2.(1)(a) [installation of oil burning equipment]
Clause 9.33.5.2.(1)(c) [installation of solid-fuel-burning appliances and equipment]
Article 9.33.5.4. [fireplaces]
Subsection 9.33.10. [chimneys and venting equipment]

Table 2

2018 Code
Sentence 3.2.3.1.(8) [limiting distance]
Subsection 3.2.4. [fire alarm and detection systems]
Subsection 3.2.5. [provisions for firefighting]
Subsection 3.2.6. [additional requirements for high buildings]
Subsection 3.2.7. [lighting and emergency power systems]
Subsection 3.4.5. [exit signs]
Article 3.4.6.19. [floor numbering]
Article 6.2.1.5.(1)(b) and (c) [installation standards]
Subsection 6.2.2. [incinerators]
Article 6.3.1.7. [commercial cooking equipment]
Subsection 6.3.3. [chimneys and venting equipment]
Subsection 6.9.3. [carbon monoxide alarms]
Subsection 9.9.11. [signs]
Article 9.9.12.2. [required lighting in egress facilities]
Article 9.9.12.3. [emergency lighting]
Article 9.10.1.4. [items under Part 6 jurisdiction]
Clause 9.10.14.3.(1)(a) [limiting distance and fire department response]
Clause 9.10.15.3.(1)(a) [limiting distance and fire department response]
Subsection 9.10.18. [alarm and detection systems]
Subsection 9.10.19. [smoke alarms]
Subsection 9.10.20. [firefighting]
Article 9.10.21.7. [smoke detectors]
Article 9.10.21.8. [portable fire extinguishers]
Article 9.10.21.9. [hose stations]
Article 9.32.4.2. [carbon monoxide alarms]
Clause 9.33.5.2.(1)(b) [installation standards]
Article 9.33.5.3. [design, construction and installation standard for solid-fuel-burning appliances]
Article 9.33.5.4. [fireplaces]
Subsection 9.33.10. [chimneys and venting equipment]

Table 3

2012 Code and 2018 Code
Article 3.2.5.7. [water supply]
Article 3.2.5.8. [standpipe systems]
Article 3.2.5.9. [standpipe system design]
Article 3.2.5.10. [hose connections]
Article 3.2.5.11. [hose stations]
Article 3.2.5.12. [automatic sprinkler systems]
Article 3.2.5.13. [combustible sprinkler piping]
Article 3.2.5.14. [sprinklered service space]
Article 3.2.5.15. [fire department connections]
Article 3.2.5.17. [protection from freezing]
Article 3.2.5.18. [fire pumps]
Article 9.10.21.9. [hose stations]

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Building Act, S.B.C. 2015, c. 2, ss. 3, 11 and 41.]