BC Building Code Information

New BC Building Code Came Into Effect December 10, 2018

Health, fire, structural and general safety requirements are enforced to protect and promote the well-being of all residents of the Comox Valley Regional District. Homeowners are responsible for carrying out work, or having work carried out, in full accordance with British Columbia Building Code requirements and other applicable regulations.

About the British Columbia Building Code

The 2018 BC Building Code  establishes minimum standards for health, safety, accessibility, energy and fire and structural protection of buildings in British Columbia. The 2018 BC Plumbing Code establishes minimum standards for health, water efficiency and protection of the building or facility from water and sewer damage. The 2018 BC Fire Code  establishes minimum standards for health, safety and fire protection of buildings and facilities in British Columbia.

For more information about the 2018 British Columbia Building Code, Plumbing Code or Fire Code, and to get a copy, click here.