BC Electrical Code 2018

Effective January 1, 2020, BC Electrical Code 2018 will be in full effect.

The Electrical Safety Regulation has been amended and is effective as of January 1, 2020. This provides for adoption of the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code, with BC amendments, as the BC Electrical Code 2018.


Effective January 1, 2020, 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 2018.