Letters of Assurance

Letters of Assurance are uniform, mandatory documents intended to clearly identify the responsibilities of key individuals in Part 3 and large Part 9 building projects in the BC Building Code.

Letters of assurance are structured as a set of standardized schedules:

  Are submitted... Provide assurance that...

Schedules A and B

At the time of building permit application

The design conforms to the building code and that field reviews will be conducted by registered professionals (i.e. architects and engineers) during construction

Schedules C-A and C-B

When the building is finished and before occupancy is approved

The field reviews were conducted and the completed building is in substantial compliance with the building code