Information and Updates

City of Revelstoke Building Bylaw Updated

The Building Bylaw was given first, second and third readings by council on July 13, 2021, and was adopted July 27, 2021. Any applications received after July 27th, 2021 will follow the new Building Bylaw No. 2294. Step code 3 for Part 9 and step code 2 for Part 3 will come into effect January 1, 2022. 

Bylaw No. 2294 can be found here

2018 Building Code Update

The 2018 version of the BC Building Code has recently been released and will be considered to be in effect as of December 10, 2018. 

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Any building permits submitted to the City of Revelstoke on or after December 10, 2018 will need to comply to ALL requirements of the 2018 version of the BC Building code with no exceptions. This is mandated by Provincial legislation by BC Building Standards and cannot be altered at the Municipal level. Permits submitted prior to this date will be subject to requirements of the 2012 BC Building Code.

Owner Builder Exam Information

Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) has changed their name to
“Licensing & Consumer Services” (LCS)
Here is the link to exam information and requirements for certification:  

New Energy Efficiency Requirements

This guide has been developed to assist builders in understanding and complying with the new requirements of the BC Building Code.

For more details and to view the Guide CLICK HERE

Electrical and Gas permit Services

are provided by Technical Safety BC