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BC Building Code Updates

Effective December 19, 2014, all building permit applications will need to demonstrate compliance with new Building Code updates, including energy conservation and mechanical ventilation improvements.  COMPLETE applications received up to and including December 18, 2014 will be evaluated under the current code; however, applications submitted on December 19 and after will need to meet the new requirements.

For residential construction, this means considering the entire building envelope assembly as the “effective R value” and not just the insulation itself.  Emphasis has been placed on ensuring the air barrier is not only continuous in the building envelope, but also sealed well at every junction and penetration.  Mechanical ventilation systems have also changed; dwelling units need both exhaust air as well as supply air, maintaining a better balance with the air tight construction.

Further information is available at the Building Inspection office or online at the BC Government, Building and Safety Standards Branch website.


This department encompasses many services including Planning, Building Inspections, Bylaw Enforcement, and Community Services. Staff responsibilities include the administration of the Official Community Plan policies and municipal land use bylaws, processing development and subdivision applications, regulation of building construction, issuing Business Licences, and planning for future development and current use of park space on behalf of the community.

Any member of Planning and Building Services would be happy to assist you with any inquiries or concerns you may have regarding your property, development and community services.

Director of Planning and Building Services
Bruce Greig, mcip, bcsla  250-544-4214
   
Planning Department 250-544-4209
Jessica Lam, mcip, rpp Planner
Jill Walker Administrative Assistant
   
Building Department 250-544-4217
Michael Taylor, RBO
Kristina DeMedeiros, RBO
Andrew Law
Mona Mikkelsen
Chief Building Inspector
Building/Plumbing Inspector
Building/Plumbing Inspector
Administrative Assistant
Bylaw Enforcement 250-544-4237
Ken Neurauter, BSc. Bylaw Enforcement Officer
Community Services 250-544-4218
Bonnie McKenzie, BSc.
Andrea Giese
Mark Mutz
Manager of Community Services
Administrative Assistant
Facility Maintenance



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