Building Bulletins

Training Course available

A BCIT Zero Energy Building (ZEB) Course will be held in Salmon Arm on Monday, October 28 at the CSRD Office, located at 555 Harbourfront Drive. 

The course is intended for builders, tradespeople and building officials to learn how to build to the BC Energy Step Code. A BCIT instructor will use the institution's zero emissions building lab-in-a-box to deliver hands on high performance building training in the community.

To learn more about the traveling lab, visit BCIT's website.

Course participants are eligible for Continued Professional Development points through BC Housing: 6 CPD points for in-class instruction only or 20 CPD points with required pre-course reading and post course learning assessment.  

The one-day course registration fee is $365, which includes refreshments and lunch.  Each hands-on course is limited to 25 participants.    

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*Please be advised that BC Energy Step Code is not being considered as a requirement at this time for the CSRD building inspection areas.



BC Building Code Changes


1. British Columbia Building Code - 2018

The Province has adopted the 2018 edition of the British Columbia Building Code (BC Building Code), which includes Book I (General) and Book II (Plumbing Systems). The 2018 BC Building Code is effective December 10, 2018 and applies to building permits applied for on or after that date.



Other Helpful Information   
1. Accessibility in the 2018 BC Building Code Download