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17Feb
2015

Building Act Phases out Local Building Standards

After more than a decade of consultation the Province has introduced a new Building Act. The Act modifies the current building regulation scheme established by the Community Charter and Part 21 of the Local Government Act and applies everywhere in British Columbia except the City of Vancouver. The government’s announcement of the new legislation promises “a more streamlined and modern building regulatory system”. For local governments, it will bring some significant changes to the enactment and administration of building standards.

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