Most technical provisions of the BC Fire Code describe how the code’s objectives and functional statements are achieved. However, some provisions, like this one, do not relate directly to a code objective. The following analysis is provided to assist in understanding of the provision.



Thickness tolerances for plywood, hardboard, particleboard, OSB and waferboard, in buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence of Division A for application of Part 9].


To modify the application of Sentence,,,,,, and so as to permit greater differences in nominal thicknesses than are permitted by the material standards, where expressly stated in Part 9.