Changes to the Nova Scotia Building Code Regulations are currently out for consultation.
The proposed amendments will offer additional compliance options to the Nova Scotia Building Code for the construction of tiny homes and recreational cabins (Schedule “A” click here) with a proposed effective date of April 1, 2019. Also included are requirements to add adaptable elements to housing (Schedule “B click here”) within the province with a proposed effective date of September 1, 2019.
The consultation period will run from today until December 14, 2018. Comments or questions on these changes can be emailed to OFM@novascotia.ca. faxed to 902 424 3239 or mailed to my attention
NS Office of the Fire Marshal
Department of Municipal Affairs
PO Box 231, Halifax Central
Joe Rogers, P.Eng
Building Code Coordinator