B-1.1 - Building Act

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173. The Board shall by regulation adopt a building code.
The code shall contain building standards for buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building and petroleum equipment installations or their vicinity.
The code may contain, in particular, building standards regarding the following matters:
(1)  the design and procedures for the construction of buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building or petroleum equipment installations;
(2)  fire and accident prevention and protection;
(3)  the safety and strength of buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building or petroleum equipment installations;
(4)  the hygiene of buildings;
(5)  ease of access to buildings and facilities intended for use by the public;
(6)  the energy efficiency of buildings;
(7)  materials, appliances or equipment to be used or prohibited in buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building or petroleum equipment installations;
(8)  the quality, assembly, erection, inspection, certification, approval, quantity, site and tests of materials, facilities, apparatus and installations;
(9)  the transportation by pipeline and the storage, handling, transfer and distribution of gas or petroleum products;
(10)  (subparagraph repealed).
The standards may include measures advocated by the Government to promote energy efficiency in buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building and petroleum equipment installations.
1985, c. 34, s. 173; 1991, c. 74, s. 80; 2005, c. 10, s. 59; 2010, c. 28, s. 17; 2019, c. 282019, c. 28, s. 22.
173. The Board shall by regulation adopt a building code.
The code shall contain building standards for buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building and petroleum equipment installations or their vicinity.
The code may contain, in particular, building standards regarding the following matters:
(1)  the design and procedures for the construction of buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building or petroleum equipment installations;
(2)  fire and accident prevention and protection;
(3)  the safety and strength of buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building or petroleum equipment installations;
(4)  the hygiene of buildings;
(5)  ease of access to buildings and facilities intended for use by the public;
(6)  energy saving in buildings and the energy efficiency of buildings;
(7)  materials, appliances or equipment to be used or prohibited in buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building or petroleum equipment installations;
(8)  the quality, assembly, erection, inspection, certification, approval, quantity, site and tests of materials, facilities, apparatus and installations;
(9)  the transportation, storage, handling and distribution of gas;
(10)  the storage, handling and distribution of petroleum products.
The standards may include measures advocated by the Government to promote ecoefficiency in buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building and petroleum equipment installations.
1985, c. 34, s. 173; 1991, c. 74, s. 80; 2005, c. 10, s. 59; 2010, c. 28, s. 17.
173. The Board shall by regulation adopt a Building Code.
The Code shall contain building standards for buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building and petroleum equipment installations or their vicinity.
The Code may contain, in particular, building standards regarding the following matters:
(1)  the design and procedures for the construction of buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building or petroleum equipment installations;
(2)  fire and accident prevention and protection;
(3)  the safety and strength of buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building or petroleum equipment installations;
(4)  the hygiene of buildings;
(5)  ease of access to buildings and facilities intended for use by the public;
(6)  energy saving in buildings and the energy efficiency of buildings;
(7)  materials, appliances or equipment to be used or prohibited in buildings, facilities intended for use by the public, installations independent of a building or petroleum equipment installations;
(8)  the quality, assembly, erection, inspection, certification, approval, quantity, site and tests of materials, facilities, apparatus and installations;
(9)  the transportation, storage, handling and distribution of gas;
(10)  the storage, handling and distribution of petroleum products.
1985, c. 34, s. 173; 1991, c. 74, s. 80; 2005, c. 10, s. 59.
173. The Board shall by regulation adopt a Building Code.
The Code shall contain building standards concerning buildings, facilities intended for use by the public and installations independent of a building or their vicinity.
The Code may contain, in particular, building standards regarding the following matters:
(1)  the design and procedures for construction of buildings, of facilities intended for use by the public or of installations independent of a building;
(2)  fire and accident prevention and protection;
(3)  the safety and strength of buildings, of facilities intended for use by the public or of installations independent of a building;
(4)  the hygiene of buildings;
(5)  ease of access to buildings and facilities intended for use by the public;
(6)  energy saving in buildings and the energy efficiency of buildings;
(7)  materials, appliances or equipment to be used or prohibited in buildings, in facilities intended for use by the public or in installations independent of a building;
(8)  the quality, assembly, erection, inspection, certification, approval, quantity, site and tests of materials, facilities, apparatus and installations;
(9)  the transportation, storage, handling and distribution of gas.
1985, c. 34, s. 173; 1991, c. 74, s. 80.