BC Building Code Update

February 27, 2024 (7:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (PST)


Who should attend: Builders, Renovators, Designers, Trades & Building Officials


Want to keep up with the BC Building Code (BCBC)? This course will introduce students to the latest edition of the BC Building Code. Students will apply a working knowledge of compliance, code objectives, definitions and appendices as they relate to the built environment. 

Changes to the 2023 BCBC come into effect March 8/2024. This workshop will cover new code requirements for housing construction: 

  • Cooling requirements 
  • Radon area change 
  • Foundation wall dimension 
  • Modified ICF reinforcement & gypsum board application 
  • Other relevant changes to housing construction

We will also discuss: 

  • The most recent changes to the current BCBC that building designers need to know? 
  • What are the most reoccurring inspection rejections or building permit issuance delay from design point of view and why?

Part 2 - Preparing Buidlers for Upcoming Changes in Kelowna

Things are changing fast in the housing world. To provide context from the City of Kelowna's perspective, join planning staff for a presentation and discussion. 

We will discuss: 

  • Highlights from the City's most recent Housing Needs Assessment

  • An overview of the City's approach to the Housing Accelerator Fund 

  • A deeper dive into the City's work on infill housing and the newly created Middle Income Housing Partnership program


  • Mo Bayat - Director of Development Services - City of Kelowna
  • James Moore - Infill & Housing Policy Manager - City of Kelowna
  • Arlene Janousek - Planner & Project Mananger - City of Kelowna

This course is approved for 2.0 CPD with BC Housing

Four Points Sheraton
5505 Airport Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 3C3 Canada
Event Contact
Dan Winer
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February 27, 2024 (7:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (PST)
Breakfast and Registration: 7:30am - 8:00am Presentation: 8:00am - 10:00am
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