Accessibility and the BC Building Code




What is this engagement about?

The Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing and the Parliamentary Secretary for Accessibility are working to update the BC Building Code to make new buildings more accessible. The first step invites the public, including people with disabilities, accessibility experts and advocates, code users, Treaty Nations, Indigenous partners, local governments, building owners, construction industry representatives, professional associations and education partners to provide feedback about barriers and priorities to enhance accessibility requirements in new buildings.

Please see the Backgrounder (PDF) document for more information about this project and provide feedback through our online survey.

Feedback will be accepted until 4pm on January 13, 2022.

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How can my contribution make a difference?

Your feedback will help government prioritize which parts of building design present challenges to better help people approach, enter, exit and move through buildings safety and independently. Input will be used to help develop changes to the BC Building Code to make new buildings more accessible.

 

Details of the Engagement

Date: October 28, 2021 to January 13, 2021

Category: families-residents, health-safety

Status: Open

Location: Province-wide