Historical Reports

Reports from previous BC Building Code and related projects.

Modern Building Regulatory System

The provincial government consulted for many years about how to improve our complex building regulatory system. This work led to the introduction of the Building Act in 2015. Read the proposals for improving the system and what stakeholders had to say.

Mid-rise Wood-Frame Residential Construction

BC Building Code requirements changed in 2009 to increase the maximum height for wood-frame residential construction from four to six storeys. Read some of the analysis that was done prior to making this change.