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1. Code Interpretation
Please click below to view a recent Building & Safety Standards Branch response to a question submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The question deals with the intended definition of first arriving vehicle as it relates to B.C.B.C. 220.127.116.11 (8).
This interpretation is being sent to attempt to provide clarity to our members. If you have questions or concerns regarding this interpretation, please contact the Building & Safety Standards Branch directly.
2. TECA Ventilation Guidelines
3. NAFS-08 Grace Period for Windows, Doors & Skylights Extended to December 20th, 2013
On Monday, April 22nd, 2013, BOABC was notified that the extension of
the grace period for the application of NAFS-08 under Part 9 of the BC
Building Code has been extended to December 19th, 2013. This means that
windows, doors and skylights installed before December 20th, 2013 may
conform to the 2006 code or to the 2012 code. Fenestration products
installed on or after December 20th, 2013 must conform to the 2012 code
and with NAFS-08. The extension does not apply to Part 5 buildings.
Two new revisions of the BC Building Code on Fenestration and Energy have been posted on the BC Codes Errata and Revisions page at http://www.bccodes.ca/errata-and-revisions.aspx?vid=QPLEGALEZE:bccodes_2012_view