The information posted herein is intended for educational use only. Please check the current Provincial Building Code, National Building Code, and your Local Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) for applicable requirements, or consult with your qualified, local chimney sweep.
9.21. Masonry & Concrete Chimneys and Flues
British Columbia Chimney & Fireplace Codes
Masonry chimneys and fireplaces in British Columbia are subject to applicable codes, standards, and regulation set out by the Local Authority Having Jurisdiction, and are inspected for compliance in reference to the British Columbia Building Code (BCBC).
BC Building Code
The British Columbia Building Code is the Provincial regulation that governs new home construction, repairs, alterations, and demolition.
BC Fire Code
The BCFC (British Columbia Fire Code) is a regulation for the use, construction, design, fire hazards, and protection measures for the current or intended use buildings.