The climatic and seismic values required for the design of buildings and structures in the Comox Valley Regional District shall conform to the values prescribed in table 21.1 or, in the absence of such data, to section 188.8.131.52(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 BC Building Code.
|Location||Ground Snow Load (kPa)||Maximum Elevation Above Sea Level (m)|
|North of Latitude 49°48'00"N||2.8||0.4||200|
|South of Latitude 49°48'00"N||2.4||0.4||200|
Note: Where no climatic value is prescribed, the owner shall submit evidence in writing from Environment Canada to establish the climatic values. Contact Environment Canada via email or call 416-739-4365.
Where no seismic value is prescribed, the owner shall submit evidence in writing from Natural Resources Canada to establish the seismic values.