Climatic and Geological Data

The climatic and seismic values required for the design of buildings and structures shall conform to the values prescribed in table 21.1 or, in the absence of such data, to section 1.1.3.1(2) in part 1 of division B and the climatic and seismic values prescribed in table C-2 in appendix C of division B of the building code.

Location

Ground Snow Load
kPa

Maximum Elevation
Above Sea Level
m

 

 SS 

 SR 

 
North of Latitude  49°48'00"N 

3.3

0.4

200

South of Latitude 49°48'00"N

2.6

0.4

200

 Where no climatic value is prescribed the owner shall submit evidence in writing from Environment Canada  http://www.msc-smc.ec.gc.ca/contents_e.html to establish the climatic values.

The preferred method of contact is via email to climate.services@ec.gc.ca
     Alternate methods of contacts are:
     Tel: 416-739-4365 (5:00 am - 1:00 pm Pacific Time)
     Fax: 416-739-4446

 Where no seismic value is prescribed the owner shall submit evidence in writing from NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA http://earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/hazard/index_e.php to establish the seismic values.