Division B
Acceptable Solutions

Part 1 — General

Section 1.3. Referenced Documents and Organizations

1.3.1. Referenced Documents Effective Date

1) Unless otherwise specified herein, the documents referenced in this By‐law shall include all amendments, revisions and supplements effective to 30 June 2004. Applicable Editions

1) Where documents are referenced in this By‐law, they shall be the editions designated in Table (See Appendix A.)

Documents Referenced in the Vancouver Building By‐law
Forming Part of Sentence
Issuing Agency Document Number Title of Document By‐law Reference
ANSI A208.1‐1999 Particleboard, Mat‐Formed Wood Table
ANSI/ASME B16.3‐1998 Malleable‐Iron Threaded Fittings
ANSI/ASME B16.4‐1998 Gray Iron Threaded Fittings
ANSI/ASME B16.12‐1998 Cast‐Iron Threaded Drainage Fittings
ANSI/ASME B16.15‐1985 Cast Bronze Threaded Fittings, Classes 125 and 250
ANSI B16.18‐2001 Cast Copper Alloy Solder‐Joint Pressure Fittings
ANSI/ASME B16.22‐2001 Wrought Copper and Copper Alloy Solder ‐ Joint Pressure Fittings
ASME B16.23‐2002 Cast Copper Alloy Solder Joint Drainage Fittings: DWV
ANSI/ASME B16.24‐2001 Cast Copper Alloy Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings
ANSI/ASME B16.26‐1988 Cast Copper Alloy Fittings for Flared Copper Tubes
ANSI/ASME B16.29‐2001 Wrought Copper and Wrought Copper Alloy Solder Joint Drainage Fittings ‐ DWV
ANSI/ASME B18.6.1‐1981 Wood Screws (Inch Series) Table
ANSI/ASHRAE 62‐2001 Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality
ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1‐2001 Energy Standard for buildings Except Low‐Rise Residential Buildings
ANSI/AWWA C104/A21.4‐2004 Cement‐Mortar Lining for Ductile‐Iron Pipe and Fittings for Water
ANSI/AWWA C110/A21.10‐2003 Ductile‐Iron and Gray‐Iron Fittings, 3 in. Through 48 in. (75 mm Through 1200 mm), for Water and Other Liquids
ANSI/AWWA C111/A21.11‐2000 Rubber‐Gasket Joints for Ductile‐Iron Pressure Pipe and Fittings
ANSI/AWWA C151/A21.51‐2002 Ductile‐Iron Pipe, Centrifugally Cast, for Water
ANSI/CSA ANSI Z21.22‐1999/CSA 4.4‐M99 Relief Valves for Hot Water Supply Systems
ANSI/CSA ANSI Z21.22a‐2000/CSA 4.4a‐2000 Addenda 1 to ANSI Z21.22‐1999/CSA 4.4‐M99, Relief Valves for Hot Water Supply Systems
ANSI/CSA ANSI Z21.22b‐2001/CSA 4.4b‐2001 Addenda 2 to ANSI Z21.22‐1999/CSA 4.4‐M99, Relief Valves for Hot Water Supply Systems
ASSE 1010‐2004 Water Hammer Arresters
ASSE 1051‐2002 Individual and Branch Type Air Admittance Valves for Sanitary Drainage Systems
ASTM A 53/A 53M‐02 Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot‐Dipped, Zinc‐Coated, Welded and Seamless
ASTM A 123/A 123M‐02 Zinc (Hot‐Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products Table
ASTM A 153/A 153M‐03 Zinc Coating (Hot‐Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware Table
ASTM A 252‐98 Welded and Seamless Steel Pipe Piles
ASTM A 283/A 283M‐03 Low and Intermediate Tensile Strength Carbon Steel Plates
ASTM A 518/A 518M‐99 Corrosion‐Resistant High‐Silicon Iron Castings
ASTM A 653/A 653M‐03 Steel Sheet, Zinc‐Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc‐Iron Alloy‐Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot‐Dip Process Table
ASTM A 792/A 792M‐03 Steel Sheet, 55% Aluminum‐Zinc Alloy‐Coated by the Hot‐Dip Process
ASTM A 1008/A 1008M‐04 Steel, Sheet, Cold‐Rolled, Carbon, Structural, High‐Strength Low‐Alloy and High‐Strength Low‐Alloy with Improved Formability
ASTM A 1011/A 1011M‐03a Steel, Sheet and Strip, Hot‐Rolled, Carbon, Structural, High‐Strength Low‐Alloy and High‐Strength Low‐Alloy with Improved Formability
ASTM B 32‐03 Solder Metal
ASTM B 42‐02e1 Seamless Copper Pipe, Standard Sizes
ASTM B 43‐98e1 Seamless Red Brass Pipe, Standard Sizes
ASTM B 88‐03 Seamless Copper Water Tube
ASTM B 306‐02 Copper Drainage Tube (DWV)
ASTM B 813‐00e1 Liquid and Paste Fluxes for Soldering of Copper and Copper Alloy Tube
ASTM B 828‐02 Making Capillary Joints by Soldering of Copper and Copper Alloy Tube and Fittings
ASTM C 4‐03 Clay Drain Tile and Perforated Clay Drain Tile Table
ASTM C 27‐98 Classification of Fireclay and High‐Alumina Refractory Brick
ASTM C 36/C 36M‐03 Gypsum Wallboard
ASTM C 37/C 37M‐01 Gypsum Lath Table
ASTM C 79/C 79M‐04 Treated Core and Nontreated Core Gypsum Sheathing Board Table
ASTM C 126‐99 Ceramic Glazed Structural Clay Facing Tile, Facing Brick, and Solid Masonry Units Table
ASTM C 212‐00 Structural Clay Facing Tile Table
ASTM C 260‐01 Air‐Entraining Admixtures for Concrete
ASTM C 411‐97 Hot‐Surface Performance of High‐Temperature Thermal Insulation
ASTM C 412M‐03 Concrete Drain Tile (Metric) Table
ASTM C 442/C 442M‐04 Gypsum Backing Board, Gypsum Coreboard, and Gypsum Shaftliner Board
ASTM C 444M‐03 Perforated Concrete Pipe (Metric) Table
ASTM C 494/C 494M‐04 Chemical Admixtures for Concrete
ASTM C 588/C 588M‐03 Gypsum Base for Veneer Plasters
ASTM C 630/C 630M‐03 Water‐Resistant Gypsum Backing Board
ASTM C 700‐02 Vitrified Clay Pipe, Extra Strength, Standard Strength and Perforated Table
ASTM C 931/C 931M‐04 Exterior Gypsum Soffit Board
ASTM C 960/C 960M‐04 Predecorated Gypsum Board
ASTM C 1002‐01 Steel Self‐Piercing Tapping Screws for the Application of Gypsum Panel Products or Metal Plaster Bases to Wood Studs or Steel Studs Table
ASTM C 1053‐00 Borosilicate Glass Pipe and Fittings for Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) Applications
ASTM C 1177/C 1177M‐04e1 Glass Mat Gypsum Substrate for Use as Sheathing Table
ASTM C 1178/C 1178M‐04 Glass Mat Water‐Resistant Gypsum Backing Panel Table
ASTM C 1395/C 1395M‐04 Gypsum Ceiling Board Table
ASTM C 1396/C 1396M‐03a Gypsum Board Table
ASTM D 323‐99a Vapor Pressure of Petroleum Products (Reid Method) ()
ASTM D 2178‐97a Asphalt Glass Felt Used in Roofing and Waterproofing Table
ASTM D 2466‐02 Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Pipe Fittings, Schedule 40
ASTM D 2467‐02 Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Plastic Pipe Fittings, Schedule 80
ASTM D 2898‐94 Accelerated Weathering of Fire‐Retardant‐Treated Wood for Fire Testing
ASTM D 3261‐03 Butt Heat Fusion Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Fittings for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe and Tubing
ASTM E 90‐04 Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements
ASTM E 96‐00e1 Water Vapor Transmission of Materials
ASTM E 336‐97e1 Measurement of Airborne Sound Insulation in Buildings
ASTM E 413‐87 Classification for Rating Sound Insulation
ASTM F 476‐84 Security of Swinging Door Assemblies
ASTM F 628‐01 Acrylonitrile‐Butadiene‐Styrene (ABS) Schedule 40 Plastic Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe With a Cellular Core,
ASTM F 714‐03 Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (SDR‐PR) Based on Outside Diameter
AWPA M4‐02 Care of Preservative‐Treated Wood Products
BNQ NQ 3624‐115‐2000 Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings ‐ Flexible Corrugated Pipes for Drainage ‐ Characteristics and Test Methods Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐1.501‐M89 Method for Permeance of Coated Wallboard
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐7.1‐98 Lightweight Steel Wall Framing Components
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐7.2‐97 Adjustable Steel Columns
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐10.3‐92 Air Setting Refractory Mortar
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐11.3‐M87 Hardboard Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐11.5‐M87 Hardboard, Precoated, Factory Finished, for Exterior Cladding Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐12.1‐M90 Tempered or Laminated Safety Glass
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐12.2‐M91 Flat, Clear Sheet Glass Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐12.3‐M91 Flat, Clear Float Glass Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐12.4‐M91 Heat Absorbing Glass Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐12.8‐97 Insulating Glass Units Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐12.10‐M76 Glass, Light and Heat Reflecting Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐12.11‐M90 Wired Safety Glass
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐12.20‐M89 Structural Design of Glass for Buildings
CGSB 19‐GP‐5M‐1984 Sealing Compound, One Component, Acrylic Base, Solvent Curing Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐19.13‐M87 Sealing Compound, One‐Component, Elastomeric, Chemical Curing Table
CGSB 19‐GP‐14M‐1984 Sealing Compound, One Component, Butyl‐Polyisobutylene Polymer Base, Solvent Curing Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐19.21‐M87 Sealing and Bedding Compound, Acoustical
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐19.22‐M89 Mildew‐Resistant Sealing Compound for Tubs and Tiles
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐19.24‐M90 Multicomponent, Chemical‐Curing Sealing Compound Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.1‐94 Asbestos‐Cement Pressure Pipe
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.4‐M89 Siding, Asbestos‐Cement, Shingles and Clapboards Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.5‐M89 Sheets, Asbestos‐Cement, Corrugated Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.9‐94 Asbestos‐Cement Sewer Pipe
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.14‐M89 Sheets, Asbestos‐Cement, Decorative Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.16‐M89 Sheets, Asbestos‐Cement, Flat, Fully Compressed Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.17‐M89 Sheets, Asbestos‐Cement, Flat, Semicompressed Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.21‐M89 Panels, Sandwich, Asbestos‐Cement with Insulating Cores Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.22‐94 Asbestos‐Cement Drain Pipe Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.22‐94 Asbestos‐Cement Drain Pipe
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐34.23‐94 Asbestos‐Cement House Connection Sewer Pipe
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.1‐M89 Chemical Emulsifier Type, Emulsified Asphalt for Dampproofing Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.2‐M88 Emulsified Asphalt, Mineral‐Colloid Type, Unfilled, for Dampproofing and Waterproofing and for Roof Coatings Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.3‐M89 Application of Emulsified Asphalts for Dampproofing or Waterproofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.4‐M89 Fibrated, Cutback Asphalt, Lap Cement for Asphalt Roofing Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.5‐M89 Cutback Asphalt Plastic, Cement Table
CGSB 37‐GP‐6Ma‐1983 Asphalt, Cutback, Unfilled, for Dampproofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.8‐M88 Asphalt, Cutback, Filled, for Roof Coating Table
CGSB 37‐GP‐9Ma‐1983 Primer, Asphalt, Unfilled, for Asphalt Roofing, Dampproofing and Waterproofing Table
CGSB 37‐GP‐12Ma‐1984 Application of Unfilled Cutback Asphalt for Dampproofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.16‐M89 Filled, Cutback Asphalt for Dampproofing and Waterproofing Table
CGSB 37‐GP‐18Ma‐1985 Tar, Cutback, Unfilled, for Dampproofing
CGSB 37‐GP‐21M‐1985 Tar, Cutback, Fibrated, for Roof Coating Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.22‐M89 Application of Unfilled, Cutback Tar Foundation Coating for Dampproofing
CGSB 37‐GP‐36M 1976 Application of Filled Cutback Asphalts for Dampproofing and Waterproofing
CGSB 37‐GP‐37M 1977 Application of Hot Asphalt for Dampproofing or Waterproofing
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.50‐M89 Hot‐Applied, Rubberized Asphalt for Roofing and Waterproofing Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.51‐M90 Application for Hot‐Applied Rubberized Asphalt for Roofing and Waterproofing
CGSB 37‐GP‐52M‐1984 Roofing and Waterproofing Membrane, Sheet Applied, Elastomeric Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐37.54‐95 Polyvinyl Chloride Roofing and Waterproofing Membrane Table
CGSB 37‐GP‐55M‐1979 Application of Sheet Applied Flexible Polyvinyl Chloride Roofing Membrane
CGSB 37‐GP‐56M‐1985 Membrane, Modified, Bituminous, Prefabricated, and Reinforced for Roofing Table
CGSB 37‐GP‐64M‐1977 Mat Reinforcing, Fibrous Glass, for Membrane Waterproofing Systems and Built‐Up Roofing Table
CGSB 41‐GP‐6M‐1983 Sheets, Thermosetting Polyester Plastics, Glass Fiber Reinforced Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐41.24‐95 Rigid Vinyl Siding, Soffits and Fascia Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐51.25‐M87 Thermal Insulation, Phenolic, Faced Table
CGSB 51‐GP‐27M‐1979 Thermal Insulation, Polystyrene, Loose Fill Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐51.32‐M77 Sheathing, Membrane, Breather Type Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐51.33‐M89 Vapour Barrier Sheet, Excluding Polyethylene, for Use in Building Construction Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐51.34‐M86(Amended 1988) Vapour Barrier, Polyethylene Sheet for Use in Building Construction Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐63.14‐M89 Plastic Skylights
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐82.1‐M89 Sliding Doors Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐82.5‐M88 Insulated Steel Doors Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐82.6‐M86 Doors, Mirrored Glass, Sliding or Folding, Wardrobe
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐93.1‐M85 Sheet, Aluminum Alloy, Prefinished, Residential Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐93.2‐M91 Prefinished Aluminum Siding, Soffits and Fascia, for Residential Use Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐93.3‐M91 Prefinished Galvanized and Aluminum‐Zinc Alloy Steel Sheet for Residential Use Table
CGSB CAN/CGSB‐93.4‐92 Galvanized Steel and Aluminum‐Zinc Alloy Coated Steel Siding, Soffits and Fascia, Prefinished, Residential Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐6.19‐01 Residential Carbon Monoxide Alarming Devices
CSA CAN/CSA‐A23.1‐04 Concrete Materials and Methods of Concrete Construction
CSA A23.3‐04 Design of Concrete Structures Table
CSA A60.1‐M1976 Vitrified Clay Pipe
CSA A60.3‐M1976 Vitrified Clay Pipe Joints
CSA CAN/CSA‐A82.1‐M87 Burned Clay Brick (Solid Masonry Units Made from Clay or Shale) Table
CSA A82.3‐M1978 Calcium Silicate (Sand‐Lime) Building Brick Table
CSA A82.4‐M1978 Structural Clay Load‐Bearing Wall Tile Table
CSA A82.5‐M1978 Structural Clay Non‐Load‐Bearing Tile Table
CSA CAN3‐A82.8‐M78 Hollow Clay Brick Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐A82.27‐M91 Gypsum Board
CSA A82.30‐M1980 Interior Furring, Lathing and Gypsum Plastering Table
CSA A82.31‐M1980 Gypsum Board Application Table
CSA CAN3‐A93‐M82 Natural Airflow Ventilators for Buildings Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐A123.1‐98 Asphalt Shingles Made From Organic Felt and Surfaced with Mineral Granules Table
CSA A123.2‐03 Asphalt‐Coated Roofing Sheets Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐A123.3‐98 Asphalt Saturated Organic Roofing Felt Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐A123.4‐04 Asphalt for Constructing Built‐Up Roof Coverings and Waterproofing Systems Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐A123.5‐98 Asphalt Shingles Made From Glass Felt and Surfaced with Mineral Granules Table
CSA A123.17‐1963 Asphalt‐Saturated Felted Glass‐Fibre Mat for Use in Construction of Built‐Up Roofs Table
CSA CAN3‐A123.51‐M85 Asphalt Shingle Application on Roof Slopes 1:3 and Steeper
CSA CAN3‐A123.52‐M85 Asphalt Shingle Application on Roof Slopes 1:6 to Less Than 1:3
CSA A165.1‐04 Concrete Block Masonry Units Table
CSA A165.2‐04 Concrete Brick Masonry Units Table
CSA A165.3‐04 Prefaced Concrete Masonry Units Table
CSA CAN3‐A165.4‐M85 Autoclaved Cellular Units Table
CSA A179‐04 Mortar and Grout for Unit Masonry Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐A220.0‐M91 Performance of Concrete Roof Tiles Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐A220.1‐M91 Installation of Concrete Roof Tiles Table
CSA A257.1‐03 Non‐Reinforced Circular Concrete Culvert, Storm Drain, Sewer Pipe, and Fittings
CSA A257.2‐03 Reinforced Circular Concrete Culvert, Storm Drain, Sewer Pipe, and Fittings
CSA A257.3‐03 Joints for Circular Concrete Sewer and Culvert Pipe, Manhole Sections, and Fittings Using Rubber Gaskets
CSA A257.4‐03 Precast Reinforced Circular Concrete Manhole Sections, Catch Basins, and Fittings
CSA CAN/CSA‐A324‐M88 Clay Flue Liners
CSA A371‐04 Masonry Construction for Buildings
CSA CAN/CSA‐A405‐M87 Design and Construction of Masonry Chimneys and Fireplaces
CSA CAN/CSA‐A438‐00 Concrete Construction for Housing and Small Buildings
CSA CAN/CSA‐A440‐00 Windows
CSA CAN/CSA‐A440.1‐00 User Selection Guide to CSA Standard CAN/CSA‐A440‐00, Windows
CSA A660‐04 Certification of Manufacturers of Steel Building Systems
CSA CAN/CSA‐A3001‐03 Cementitious Materials for Use in Concrete Table
CSA B44‐00 Safety Code for Elevators
CSA CAN/CSA‐B45 Series‐02 Plumbing Fixtures
CSA CAN/CSA‐B45.1‐02 Ceramic Plumbing Fixtures
CSA CAN/CSA‐B45.2‐02 Enamelled Cast Iron Plumbing Fixtures
CSA CAN/CSA‐B45.3‐02 Porcelain‐Enamelled Steel Plumbing Fixtures
CSA CAN/CSA‐B45.4‐02 Stainless Steel Plumbing Fixtures
CSA CAN/CSA‐B45.5‐02 Plastic Plumbing Fixtures
CSA CAN/CSA‐B45.9‐02 Macerating Systems and Related Components
CSA CAN/CSA‐B45.10‐01 Hydromassage Bathtubs
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.0‐01 Definitions, General Requirements, and Test Methods for Vacuum Breakers and Backflow Preventers
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.1.1‐01 Vacuum Breakers, Atmospheric Type (AVB)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.1.2‐01 Vacuum Breakers, Pressure Type (PVB)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.2‐01 Vacuum Breakers, Hose Connection Type (HCVB)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.2.1‐01 Vacuum Breakers, Hose Connection Type (HCVB) with Manual Draining Feature
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.2.2‐01 Vacuum Breakers, Hose Connection Type (HCVB) with Automatic Draining Feature
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.3‐01 Backflow Preventers, Dual Check Valve Type with Atmospheric Port (DCAP)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.4‐01 Backflow Preventers, Reduced Pressure Principle Type (RP)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.4.1‐01 Backflow Preventers, Reduced Pressure Principle Type for Fire Systems (RPF)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.5‐01 Backflow Preventers, Double Check Valve Type (DCVA)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.5.1‐01 Backflow Preventers, Double Check Valve Type for Fire Systems (DCVAF)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.6‐01 Backflow Preventers, Dual Check Valve Type (DuC)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.6.1‐01 Backflow Preventers, Dual Check Valve Type for Fire Systems (DuCF)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.7‐01 Vacuum Breakers, Laboratory Faucet Type (LFVB)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.8‐01 Backflow Preventers, Dual Check Valve Type with Intermediate Vent (DuCV)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.9‐01 Backflow Preventers, Single Check Valve Type for Fire Systems (SCVAF)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B64.10‐01 Manual for the Selection and Installation of Backflow Prevention Devices
CSA CAN/CSA‐B70‐02 Cast Iron Soil Pipe, Fittings, and Means of Joining
CSA CAN/CSA‐B72‐M87 Installation Code for Lightning Protection Systems
CSA B111‐1974 Wire Nails, Spikes and Staples
CSA CAN/CSA‐B125‐01 Plumbing Fittings
CSA B127.1‐99 Asbestos Cement Drain, Waste and Vent Pipe and Pipe Fittings
CSA B127.2‐M1977 Components for Use in Asbestos Cement Building Sewer Systems
CSA CAN/CSA‐B137.1‐02 Polyethylene Pipe, Tubing, and Fittings for Cold‐Water Pressure Services
CSA CAN/CSA‐B137.2‐02 PVC Injection‐Moulded Gasketed Fittings for Pressure Applications
CSA CAN/CSA‐B137.3‐02 Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipe for Pressure Applications
CSA CAN/CSA‐B137.5‐02 Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing Systems for Pressure Applications
CSA CAN/CSA‐B137.6‐02 CPVC Pipe, Tubing, and Fittings for Hot‐ and Cold‐Water Distribution Systems
CSA B137.9‐99 Polyethylene/Aluminum/Polyethylene Composite Pressure‐Pipe Systems
CSA CAN/CSA‐B137.10‐02 Crosslinked Polyethylene/Aluminum/Crosslinked Polyethylene Composite Pressure‐Pipe Systems
CSA CAN/CSA‐B137.11‐02 Polypropylene (PP‐R) Pipe and Fittings for Pressure Applications
CSA CAN/CSA‐B139‐04 Installation Code for Oil‐Burning Equipment
CSA B158.1‐1976 Cast Brass Solder Joint Drainage, Waste and Vent Fittings
CSA CAN/CSA‐B181.1‐02 ABS Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe and Pipe Fittings
CSA CAN/CSA‐B181.2‐02 PVC Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe and Pipe Fittings
CSA CAN/CSA‐B181.3‐02 Polyolefin Laboratory Drainage Systems
CSA CAN/CSA‐B182.1‐02 Plastic Drain and Sewer Pipe and Pipe Fittings Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐B182.2‐02 PVC Sewer Pipe and Fittings (PSM Type)
CSA CAN/CSA‐B182.4‐02 Profile PVC Sewer Pipe and Fittings
CSA CAN/CSA‐B182.6‐02 Profile Polyethylene Sewer Pipe and Fittings For Leak‐Proof Sewer Applications
CSA CAN/CSA‐B182.7‐02 Multilayer PVC Sewer Pipe (PSM Type) Having Reprocessed‐Recycled Content
CSA CAN/CSA‐B214‐01 Installation Code for Hydronic Heating Systems
CSA B242‐M1980 Groove and Shoulder Type Mechanical Pipe Couplings
CSA B272‐93 Prefabricated Self‐Sealing Roof Vent Flashings
CSA CAN/CSA‐B355‐00 Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities
CSA CAN/CSA‐B356‐00 Water Pressure Reducing Valves for Domestic Water Supply Systems
CSA CAN/CSA‐B365‐01 Installation Code for Solid‐Fuel‐Burning Appliances and Equipment
CSA CAN/CSA‐B602‐99 Mechanical Couplings for Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe and Sewer Pipe
CSA C22.2 No. 0.3‐01 Test Methods for Electrical Wires and Cables
CSA C22.2 No.141‐02 Unit Equipment for Emergency Lighting
CSA C22.2 No. 211.0‐03 General Requirements and Methods of Testing for Nonmetallic Conduit
CSA CAN/CSA‐C282‐00 Emergency Electrical Power Supply for Buildings
CSA CAN/CSA‐C448 Series‐02 Design and Installation of Earth Energy Systems
CSA CAN/CSA‐F280‐M90 Determining the Required Capacity of Residential Space Heating and Cooling Appliances
CSA CAN/CSA‐F326‐M91 Residential Mechanical Ventilation Systems
CSA CAN/CSA‐F379.1‐88 Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems (Liquid to Liquid Heat Transfer)
CSA CAN/CSA‐F383‐87 Installation Code for Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems
CSA CAN/CSA‐G30.18‐M92 Billet‐Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
CSA CAN/CSA‐G40.21‐04 Structural Quality Steel
CSA G401‐01 Corrugated Steel Pipe Products Table
CSA O80 Series‐97 Wood Preservation
CSA O80.1‐97 Preservative Treatment of All Timber Products by Pressure Processes Table
CSA O80.2‐97 Preservative Treatment of Lumber, Timber, Bridge Ties, and Mine Ties by Pressure Processes
CSA O80.3‐97 Preservative Treatment of Piles by Pressure Processes
CSA O80.9‐97 Preservative Treatment of Plywood by Pressure Processes Table
CSA O80.15‐97 Preservative Treatment of Wood for Building Foundation Systems, Basements, and Crawl Spaces by Pressure Processes
CSA O80.34‐97 Pressure Preservative Treatment of Lumber and Timbers with Borates for Use Out of Ground Contact and Continuously Protected from Liquid Water Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐O86‐01 (Including Supplement CAN/CSA‐O86S1‐05) Engineering Design in Wood Table
CSA O115‐M1982 Hardwood and Decorative Plywood Table
CSA O118.1‐97 Western Cedars Shakes and Shingles Table
CSA O118.2‐M1981 Eastern White Cedar Shingles Table
CSA O121‐M1978 Douglas Fir Plywood Table
Table A‐13
Table A‐14
Table A‐15
CSA CAN/CSA‐O122‐M89 Structural Glued‐Laminated Timber Table A‐11
Table A‐16
CSA CAN/CSA‐O132.2 Series‐90 Wood Flush Doors Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐O141‐05 Softwood Lumber Table
CSA O151‐04 Canadian Softwood Plywood Table
Table A‐13
Table A‐14
Table A‐15
CSA O153‐M1980 Poplar Plywood Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐O177‐M89 Qualification Code for Manufacturers of Structural Glued‐Laminated Timber
Table A‐11
Table A‐16
CSA CAN/CSA‐O325.0‐92 Construction Sheathing Table
Table A‐13
Table A‐14
Table A‐15
CSA O437.0‐93 OSB and Waferboard Table
Table A‐13
Table A‐14
Table A‐15
CSA CAN/CSA‐S16‐01 (Including Supplement CAN/CSA‐S16S1‐05) Limit States Design of Steel Structures Table
CSA CAN/CSA‐S136‐01 (Including Supplement CAN/CSA‐S136S1‐04) North American Specification for the Design of Cold‐Formed Steel Structural Members (using the Appendix B provisions applicable to Canada)
CSA CAN3‐S157‐M83 Strength Design in Aluminum
CSA S269.1‐1975 Falsework for Construction Purposes
CSA CAN/CSA‐S269.2‐M87 Access Scaffolding for Construction Purposes
CSA CAN/CSA‐S269.3‐M92 Concrete Formwork
CSA S304.1‐04 Design of Masonry Structures Table
CSA S307‐M1980 Load Test Procedure for Wood Roof Trusses for Houses and Small Buildings
CSA S350‐M1980 Code of Practice for Safety in Demolition of Structures
CSA CAN3‐S367‐M81 Air‐Supported Structures
CSA CAN/CSA‐S406‐92 Construction of Preserved Wood Foundations
CSA CAN/CSA‐S413‐94 Parking Structures
CSA CSA‐S478‐95 (Reaffirmed 2001) Guideline of Durability in Buildings
CSA CAN/CSA‐Z32‐04 Electrical Safety and Essential Electrical Systems in Health Care Facilities
CSA CAN/CSA‐Z240.2.1‐92 Structural Requirements for Mobile Homes
CSA Z240.10.1‐94 Site Preparation, Foundation, and Anchorage of Mobile Homes
CSA CAN/CSA‐Z305.1‐92 Nonflammable Medical Gas Piping Systems
CSA CAN/CSA‐Z317.2‐01 Special Requirements for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems in Health Care Facilities
CWC 2004 Engineering Guide for Wood Frame Construction
EPA EPA 402‐R‐93‐003 Protocols for Radon and Radon Decay Product Measurements in Homes
HC H46‐2/90‐156E Exposure Guidelines for Residential Indoor Air Quality
ISO 8201:1987(E) Acoustics ‐ Audible emergency evacuation signal
NFPA 13‐1999 Installation of Sprinkler Systems
NFPA 13D‐2002 Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One‐ and Two‐Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes
NFPA 13R‐2002 Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies up to and Including Four Stories in Height
NFPA 14‐2003 Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems
NFPA 20‐2003 Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection
NFPA 80‐1999 Fire Doors and Fire Windows
NFPA 82‐2004 Incinerators and Waste and Linen Handling Systems and Equipment
NFPA 96‐2001 Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations
NFPA 211‐2003 Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel‐Burning Appliances
NFPA 214‐2005 Water‐Cooling Towers
NLGA 2004 Standard Grading Rules for Canadian Lumber (Interpretation Included)
SMACNA 1995 HVAC Duct Construction Standards ‐ Metal and Flexible 2nd Edition
TC   Canadian Aviation Regulations ‐ Part III
TPIC 1996 Truss Design Procedures and Specifications for Light Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses
UL UL‐300 Fire Extinguishing Systems for Protection of Restaurant Cooking Areas
ULC CAN/ULC‐S101‐04 Fire Endurance Tests of Building Construction and Materials
ULC CAN/ULC‐S102‐03 Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials and Assemblies
ULC CAN/ULC‐S102.2‐03 Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Flooring, Floor Coverings, and Miscellaneous Materials and Assemblies
ULC ULC‐S102.3‐M82 Fire Test of Light Diffusers and Lenses
ULC CAN4‐S104‐M80 Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
ULC CAN4‐S105‐M85 Fire Door Frames Meeting the Performance Required by CAN4‐S104
ULC CAN4‐S106‐M80 Fire Tests of Window and Glass Block Assemblies
ULC CAN/ULC‐S107‐03 Fire Tests of Roof Coverings
ULC CAN/ULC‐S109‐03 Flame Tests of Flame‐Resistant Fabrics and Films
ULC CAN/ULC‐S110‐M86 Test for Air Ducts
ULC ULC‐S111‐95 Fire Tests for Air Filter Units
ULC CAN/ULC‐S112‐M90 Fire Test of Fire‐Damper Assemblies
ULC CAN/ULC‐S112.1‐M90 Leakage Rated Dampers for Use in Smoke Control Systems
ULC CAN4‐S113‐79 Wood Core Doors Meeting the Performance Required by CAN4‐S104‐77 for Twenty Minute Fire Rated Closure Assemblies
ULC ULC‐S115‐95 Fire Tests of Firestop Systems
ULC CAN4‐S124‐M85 Test for the Evaluation of Protective Coverings for Foamed Plastic
ULC CAN/ULC‐S126‐M86 Test for Fire Spread Under Roof‐Deck Assemblies
ULC CAN/ULC‐S134‐92 Fire Test of Exterior Wall Assemblies
ULC ULC‐S135‐04 Test Method for the Determination of Combustibility Parameters of Building Materials Using an Oxygen Consumption Calorimeter (Cone Calorimeter)
ULC S505‐1974 Fusible Links for Fire Protection Service
ULC CAN/ULC‐S524‐01 Installation of Fire Alarm Systems
ULC CAN/ULC‐S531‐02 Smoke Alarms
ULC CAN/ULC‐S537‐04 Verification of Fire Alarm Systems
ULC CAN/ULC‐S553‐02 Installation of Smoke Alarms
ULC CAN/ULC‐S561‐03 Installation and Services for Fire Signal Receiving Centres and Systems
ULC CAN/ULC‐S610‐M87 Factory‐Built Fireplaces
ULC ULC‐S628‐93 Fireplace Inserts
ULC CAN/ULC‐S629‐M87 650°C Factory‐Built Chimneys
ULC CAN/ULC‐S639‐M87 Steel Liner Assemblies for Solid‐Fuel Burning Masonry Fireplaces
ULC CAN/ULC‐S647‐05 Standard for Exhaust Cleaning and Recirculation Assemblies for Commercial and Institutional Kitchen Exhaust Systems
ULC CAN/ULC‐S701‐01 Thermal Insulation, Polystyrene, Boards and Pipe Covering Table
ULC CAN/ULC‐S702‐97 Mineral Fibre Thermal Insulation for Buildings Table
ULC CAN/ULC‐S703‐01 Cellulose Fibre Insulation (CFI) for Buildings Table
ULC CAN/ULC‐S704‐03 Thermal Insulation, Polyurethane and Polyisocyanurate, Boards, Faced Table
ULC CAN/ULC‐S705.1‐01 Thermal Insulation ‐ Spray Applied Rigid Polyurethane Foam, Medium Density ‐ Material ‐ Specification Table
ULC CAN/ULC‐S705.2‐98 Thermal Insulation ‐ Spray‐Applied Rigid Polyurethane Foam, Medium Density, Installer's Responsibilities ‐ Specification
ULC CAN/ULC‐S706‐02 Wood Fibre Thermal Insulation for Buildings Table
ULC ULC/ORD‐C199P‐2002 Combustible Piping for Sprinkler Systems
ULC ULC/ORD‐C376‐1995 Fire Growth of Foamed Plastic Insulated Building Panels in a Full‐Scale Room Configuration
ULC ULC/ORD‐C1254.6‐1995 Fire Testing of Restaurant Cooking Area Fire Extinguishing System Units
Notes to Table

(1)  Code reference is in Division A. Priority of the Vancouver Building By‐law

1) In case of conflict between the provisions of this By‐law and those of a referenced document, the provisions of this By‐law shall govern.

1.3.2. Organizations Abbreviations of Proper Names

1) The abbreviations of proper names in this By‐law shall have the meanings assigned to them in this Article (the appropriate addresses of the organizations are shown in brackets).

ACGIH ..... American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (1330 Kemper Meadow Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45240‐1634 U.S.A.; www.acgih.org)
ANSI ..... American National Standards Institute (25 West 43rd Street, 4th Floor, New York, New York 10036 U.S.A.; www.ansi.org)
ASCE ..... American Society of Civil Engineers (1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191‐4400 U.S.A.; www.asce.org)
ASHRAE ..... American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air‐Conditioning Engineers (1791 Tullie Circle, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30329‐2305 U.S.A.; www.ashrae.org)
ASME ..... American Society of Mechanical Engineers (22 Law Drive, P.O. Box 2900, Fairfield, New Jersey 07007‐2900 U.S.A.; www.asme.org)
ASPE ..... American Society of Plumbing Engineers (8614 Catalpa Avenue, Suite 1007, Chicago, Illinois 60656‐1116 U.S.A.; www.aspe.org)
ASSE ..... American Society of Sanitary Engineering (A‐901 Canterbury Road, West Lake, Ohio 44145 U.S.A.; www.asse‐plumbing.org)
ASTM ..... American Society for Testing and Materials International (100 Barr Harbor Drive, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428‐2959 U.S.A.; www.astm.org)
AWPA ..... American Wood‐Preservers' Association (P.O. Box 388, Selma, Alabama 36702‐0388 U.S.A.; www.awpa.com)
AWWA ..... American Water Works Association (6666 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80235 U.S.A.; www.awwa.org)
BIA ..... Brick Industry Association (11490 Commerce Park Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191‐1525 U.S.A.; www.bia.org)
BNQ ..... Bureau de normalisation du Québec (333, rue Franquet, Sainte‐Foy, Québec G1P 4C7; www.bnq.qc.ca)
CAN ..... National Standard of Canada designation. (The number or name following the CAN designation represents the agency under whose auspices the standard is issued.
CAN1 designates CGA,
CAN2 designates CGSB,
CAN3 designates CSA, and
CAN4 designates ULC.)
CCBFC ..... Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6; www.nationalcodes.ca)
CGSB ..... Canadian General Standards Board (Place du Portage III, 6B111 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 1G6; www.pwgsc.gc.ca/cgsb)
CMHC ..... Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (700 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0P7; www.cmhc.ca)
CRCA ..... Canadian Roofing Contractors' Association (2430 Don Reid Drive, Suite 100, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 1E1; www.roofingcanada.com)
CSA ..... Canadian Standards Association (5060 Spectrum Way, Suite 100, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 5N6; www.csa.ca)
CWC ..... Canadian Wood Council (99 Bank Street, Suite 400, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6B9; www.cwc.ca)
EPA ..... Environmental Protection Agency (Office of Radiation and Indoor Air, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 6609G, Washington, D.C. 20460 U.S.A.; www.epa.gov)
FCC ..... Forintek Canada Corporation (319, rue Franquet, Sainte‐Foy, Québec G1P 4R4; www.forintek.ca)
FM  Global ..... FM Global (1151 Boston‐Providence Turnpike, P.O. Box 9102, Norwood, Massachusetts 02062 U.S.A.; www.fmglobal.com)
HC ..... Health Canada (Communications Directorate, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9; www.hc‐sc.gc.ca)
HI ..... Hydronics Institute (35 Russo Place, Berkley Heights, New Jersey 07922 U.S.A.; www.gamanet.org)
HRAI ..... Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (5045 Orbitor Drive, Building 11, Suite 300, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4Y4; www.hrai.ca)
HVI ..... Home Ventilating Institute (1000 N. Rand Road, Suite 214, Wauconda, Illinois 60084 U.S.A.; www.hvi.org)
IESNA ..... Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (120 Wall Street, Floor 17, New York, NY 10005, U.S.A.; www.iesna.org)
IRC ..... Institute for Research in Construction (National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6; irc.nrc‐cnrc.gc.ca)
ISO ..... International Organization for Standardization (Standards Council of Canada, 270 Albert Street, Suite 200, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6N7; www.iso.org)
MSC ..... Meteorological Service of Canada [formerly AES ‐ Atmospheric Environment Service] (Environment Canada, 4905 Dufferin Street, Toronto, Ontario M3H 5T4; www.msc‐smc.ec.gc.ca)
NBC ..... National Building Code of Canada 2005 (see CCBFC)
NCMA ..... National Concrete Masonry Association (13750 Sunrise Valley Drive, Herndon, Virginia 20171‐4662 U.S.A.; www.ncma.org)
NFPA ..... National Fire Protection Association (1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169‐7471 U.S.A.; www.nfpa.org)
NIST ..... National Institute of Standards and Technology (100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1070, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899‐1070 U.S.A.; www.nist.gov)
NLGA ..... National Lumber Grades Authority (406 ‐ First Capital Place, 960 Quayside Drive, New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 6G2; www.nlga.org)
NRC ..... National Research Council of Canada (Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6; www.nrc‐cnrc.gc.ca)
NRCA ..... National Roofing Contractors Association (10255 W. Higgins Road, Suite 600, Rosemont, Illinois 60018‐5607 U.S.A.; www.nrca.net)
NYCDH ..... New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Environmental and Occupational Disease Epidemiology, 253 Broadway, Suite 402, CN‐34C, New York, New York 10007‐2333 U.S.A.; www.nyc.gov/html/doh)
OMMAH ..... Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (777 Bay Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E5; www.obc.mah.gov.on.ca)
ONHWP ..... Ontario New Home Warranty Program (now Tarion Warranty Corporation, 5150 Yonge Street, Concourse Level, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6L8; www.tarion.com)
SFPE ..... Society of Fire Protection Engineers (7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 620E, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 U.S.A.; www.sfpe.org)
SMACNA ..... Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (4201 Lafayette Center Drive, Chantilly, Virginia 20151‐1209 U.S.A.; www.smacna.org)
TC ..... Transport Canada (Public Affairs, Tower C, Place de Ville, 330 Sparks Street, Area B, 19th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5; www.tc.gc.ca)
TECA ..... Thermal Environmental Comfort Association (6004 Lois Street, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 4T7; www.teca.ca)
TPIC ..... Truss Plate Institute of Canada (℅ 16 Nixon Road, Bolton, Ontario L7E 1K3, Attn: Ken Coo; www.tpic.ca)
UL ..... Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (333 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook, Illinois 60062‐2096 U.S.A.; www.ul.com)
ULC ..... Underwriters' Laboratories of Canada (7 Underwriters Road, Toronto, Ontario M1R 3B4; www.ulc.ca)
WCLIB ..... West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau (P.O. Box 23145, Portland, Oregon 97281 U.S.A.; www.wclib.org)
WWPA ..... Western Wood Products Association (522 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, Oregon 97204‐2122 U.S.A.; www.wwpa.org)