Changes to Building Codes Regualtions

Dec 3, 2019 12:00 AM

Please see attached changes to the Nova Scotia Building Code Regulations, published November 22, 2019 in the Royal Gazette.  These changes will become effective on January 1, 2020.

The changes adopt the 2017 National Energy Code for Buildings, adopt the addendum and errata published on September 2018 for the National Building Code, National Plumbing Code and the National Energy Code, bring in provisions to allow for alternatives for the construction of Tiny Homes and changes related to when permits are required for minor renovations. 

Click here for document summarizing the changes.