The BC Fire Code 2018 is effective December 10, 2018
BC Fire Code
The BC Fire Code 2018 is effective December 10, 2018. The BC Fire Code is based substantially on the model National Fire Code of Canada. The National Fire Code 2015 adopted 77 technical code changes and BC adopted most of them into the BC Fire Code 2018. For more information about the changes introduced in the National Codes 2015, please visit the National Research Council of Canada’s website.
For more information about the BC Fire Code 2018, please visit our website. Online resources include:
- Summary of changes
- 2018 Edition of the BC Fire Code Bulletin
- Fire Safety for Construction and Demolition Sites Bulletin
To purchase the online version of the BC Fire Code 2018, please visit BC Codes. The print version is expected at a later date, and code users will be notified when it becomes available.
Public Review – Proposed Changes to National Codes 2015
You are invited to review proposed changes to the National Codes 2015. A public review is open from November 7, 2018 to January 4, 2019. As the BC Codes are substantially based on the National Codes, this is your opportunity to provide input to shape the future of codes. Please visit their website to review proposed code changes and provide your comments.
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