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 2012 BC Building Code (based on the 2010 National Building Code of Canada) establishes minimum standards for health, safety, accessibility, energy and fire and structural protection of buildings in British Columbia.
The 2012 BC Plumbing Code (based on the 2010 National Plumbing Code of Canada) establishes minimum standards for health, water efficiency and protection of the building or facility from water and sewer damage.
The 2012 BC Fire Code (based on the 2010 National Fire Code of Canada) establishes minimum standards for health, safety and fire protection of buildings and facilities in British Columbia.
For more information about the 2012 British Columbia Building Code, Plumbing Code or Fire Code, and to get a copy, click here.