Interpretation Committee Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference

Name:

B.C. Building Code Interpretation Committee

Purpose:

Establish and communicate uniform, generic, province wide interpretations of the B.C. Building Code in response to written requests from code users.

Voting Members:

The Committee will consist of 8 members with the following distribution:

  • 2 members representing AIBC
  • 2 members representing EGBC
  • 3 members representing BOABC
  • 1 member from the City of Vancouver

Non-voting Members: The Committee will include the following non-voting members:

  • 1 member from the Building & Safety Standards, Province of BC
  • 1 member from BOABC to act as secretary to the Committee

Appointment:

AIBC, EGBC,¬† & BOABC¬† representatives appointed by Council of their respective organization. City of Vancouver representative appointed by the City’s Chief Building Official.

Quorum:

Five members with at least one member from each of AIBC, EGBC, & BOABC.

Voting:

Consensus of voting members is required for all interpretations. If consensus is not attainable, the interpretation will be tabled.

Term of Office:

Appointments will continue until a member resigns or is reinstated.

Selection of Officers:

The Chair is appointed by the members of the Committee.

Expenses:

Each Association will sponsor an equal number of meetings at no cost to the Committee. Member of the Committee may be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses by their respective Associations.