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.



Wood mud sills for detached garages of less than 55 m2 floor area that are not more than 1 storey in height and not of masonry or masonry veneer construction, serving not more than one dwelling unit, for buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence of Division A for application of Part 9].


To clarify that certain small buildings of wood-frame construction do not need foundations.