BC Building Code and Revisions

Changes to the BC Building Code occur periodically.  All design and construction of building permit applications received will be required to comply with the 2018 code and its updates.

For convenience we are providing PDF documents outlining some of the more recent code changes. Please click on the link below to open the documents. This may not be a complete list of updates.


As of January 1, 2021, Step 1 of the BC Energy Step Code is in effect throughout the Sunshine Coast.

2018 Updates to 2012 BC Building Code

2014 Updates to 2012 Building Code

For more information on how to obtain the BC Building Codes (Building, Fire, Plumbing) click on the link below. http://www.bccodes.ca/building-code.html

  Open BC Building Code