Errata & Revisions

Errata and revisions for the 2012 and 2006 BC Building, Plumbing, and Fire Codes.

Errata

  • Errata list (PDF) for the 2012 BC Building and Plumbing Code

2012 BC Building and Plumbing Code

Ministerial Order

  • Ministerial order (PDF, 6.3 MB) adopting the 2012 British Columbia Building Code Regulation - B.C. Reg. 264/2012

Revisions

  • BCBC Revision 10 (PDF) - New sprinkler requirements for four-storey wood-frame buildings - effective date: July 20, 2017
  • BCBC Revision 9 (PDF, 1 MB) - Energy efficiency; secondary suites - effective date: December 21, 2015
  • BCBC Revision 8 (PDF, 1 MB) - Windows, doors and skylights; energy efficiency; ventilation; and stainless steel plumbing - effective date: December 11, 2015
  • BCBC Revision 7 (PDF, 17 MB) - Ventilation, radon, daycares, NFPA, and editorial revisions - effective date: December 19, 2014
  • BCBC Revision 6 (PDF, 5.24 MB) - Editorial revisions - effective date: December 19, 2014
    • Letters of Assurance Schedules - effective December 19, 2014
      • Schedule A (PDF): Confirmation of commitment by owner and coordinating registered professional
      • Schedule B (PDF): Assurance of professional design and commitment for field review
  • BCBC Revision 5 (PDF, 3.43 MB) - Energy efficiency: housing & small buildings - effective date: December 19, 2014
  • BCBC Revision 4 (PDF) - Energy efficiency: large residential & commercial buildings - effective date: December 20, 2013
  • BCBC Revision 3 (PDF) - Updated extension of NAFS compliance deadline for windows, doors, and skylights - effective date: April 12, 2013
  • BCBC Revision 2 (PDF, 3.11 MB) - Editorial Revisions - effective date: April 3, 2013
  • BCBC Revision 1 (PDF) - Extension of NAFS compliance deadline for windows, doors, and skylights - effective date: March 12, 2013

2012 BC Fire Code

Ministerial Order

  • Ministerial order (PDF, 1.24 MB) adopting the 2012 British Columbia Fire Code Regulation - B.C. Reg. 263/2012

Revisions

2006 BC Building and Plumbing Code

Ministerial Order

  • Ministerial order (PDF) adopting the 2006 British Columbia Building Code Regulation - B.C. Reg. 216/2006

Revisions

  • BCBC Revision 13 (PDF) - Change to effective date of Revision 9 - effective date: February 1, 2011
  • BCBC Revision 12 (PDF) – Referenced standard for concrete - effective date: November 25, 2010
  • BCBC Revision 11 (PDF) – Change to effective date of Revision 9 - effective date: September 30, 2010
  • BCBC Revision 10 (PDF) - Registered professional of record; Part 2 of Division C - effective date: July 19, 2010
  • BCBC Revision 9 (PDF) - Maximum flush cycle for water closet and urinal (PDF includes Revision 13) - effective date: April 6, 2010
  • BCBC Revision 8 (PDF) - Application of code - effective date: February 23, 2010
  • BCBC Revision 7 (PDF) - Geotechnical slope stability regulation; seismic - effective date: December 22, 2009
  • BCBC Revision 6 (PDF) - Adaptable housing - effective date: September 3, 2009
  • BCBC Revision 5 (PDF) - Further structural requirements for 5 and 6 storey wood-frame construction - effective date: April 3, 2009
  • BCBC Revision 4 (PDF) - Permission for 5 and 6 storey, mid-rise wood-frame construction - effective date: January 8, 2009
  • BCBC Revision 3 (PDF) - Fire resistance ratings in Appendix D and opening in membrane ceilings - effective date: November 3, 2008
  • BCBC Revision 2 (PDF) - Part 10 "Greening" of the BC Building Code requirements - effective date: April 8, 2008
  • BCBC Revision 1 (PDF) - Stairs from garages; attic insulation; aluminum or vinyl cladding - effective date: April 23, 2007

2006 BC Fire Code

Ministerial Order

  • Ministerial order (PDF) adopting the 2006 British Columbia Fire Code Regulation - B.C. Reg. 175/2006

Revisions

  • BCFC Revision 1 (PDF) - BC Fire Code requirements for smoke alarms - effective date: February 23, 2010

The content on this page is periodically updated by the Province of British Columbia per the date noted on the page: March 15, 2017.