BC Electrical Code 2015

Effective February 29, 2016, BC Electrical Code 2015 will be in full effect.

The Electrical Safety Regulation has been amended as per Ministerial Order M392 [PDF - 1.2 MB], and is effective as of February 29, 2016. This provides for adoption of the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code, with BC amendments, as the BC Electrical Code 2015.
Effective February 29, 2016, all electrical work performed under an installation permit or installation work performed under an operating permit must be performed in accordance with the BC Electrical Code 2015.
For permits obtained after December 2, 2015 and before February 29, 2016, and for installations done under an operating permit during this time, the electrical work will be based on the BC Electrical Code Regulation 2012, except under an approved variance.