Building Standards Announcements
The following are current updates on Building Standards. Please note, updates older than one year may be located elsewhere on the Building Standards pages or removed.
On July 1, 2017, the new Energy Efficiency Compliance Form - 9.36 will be required to be submitted for all buildings that fall under the scope of 9.36 of the 2015 National Building Code. The document can be found under Residential Submission Forms and Commercial Submission Forms on the Forms and Brochures page. Please also see the supplementary Energy Efficiency Compliance 9.36 Information Sheet. The information sheet will also be stored on the Forms and Brochures page.
Beginning on January 1, 2017, the new ventilation design sheets will be required for Residential Building and Development Permit applications that currently require the ventilation design sheets to be submitted. Please note, these documents have already been uploaded and may be found under Residential Forms on the Forms and Brochures page.
In addition, please see the Inspection Handbook for New Homes which is an informational guide with respect to the inspection steps for new home construction. This handbook can be found under Residential Forms on the Forms and Brochures page.