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Regulatory Notices

Title Ref # Revision Date
Information Bulletin: Approved certification marks for electrical products B-E3 071019 3 Rev 8
Information Bulletin: Temporary and permanent services for construction power IB-EL-2016-03 Rev 2
Information Bulletin: Section 2, requirements to de-energize electrical equipment IB-EL 2013-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Underground installations IB-EL 2020-01
Information Bulletin: Minimum requirements for the installation of step up – step down single phase low voltage transformers IB-EL 2017-02 Rev 1
Directive: Supervision requirements under electrical installation permits D-E3 060509 2 Rev 2
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 76 – Temporary Wiring D-EL 2016-03 Rev 1
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 2 general rules D-EL 2016-02 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Electrical Safety Regulation application to public utilities IB-EL 2017-04 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Determining minimum service or feeder conductor size for single dwellings and single dwelling units of row housing or apartment and similar buildings IB-EL 2016-07 Rev 1
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 4 - Conductors D-EL 2016-04 Rev 1
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 14 - Protection and Control D-EL 2016-07 Rev 1
Directive: High voltage installations D-E3 090313 1 Rev 1
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 6 - Services and Service Equipment D-EL 2016-05 Rev 1
Directive: Safety Standards General Regulation - Electrical work in emergencies D-EL 2018-01 Rev 1
Directive: Exemptions to public utilities D-EL 2017-01 Rev 1
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 26 (installation of electrical equipment) D-EL 2016-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Incident and hazard reporting - electrical IB-EL 2017-03 Rev 2
Information Bulletin: Recreational vehicles IB-EL 2015-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Minimum requirements retrofit of luminaires to include the use of light emitting diodes IB-EL 2017-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: BC Electrical Code Section 76 -Temporary Wiring IB-EL 2011-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: High voltage installations IB-EL 2016-02 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Approval of manufactured homes and factory-built structures IB-EL 2015-02 Rev 2
Information Bulletin: Protection of electrical raceways and cables under roof systems and decks IB-EL 2015-05 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Section 4 - Conductors IB-EL 2016-06 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Overhead line guidelines B-E3 090312 1 Rev 2
Information Bulletin: New permit category: extra low voltage / low energy decals IB-EL 2013-02 Rev 2
Information Bulletin: Section 2 – General Rules IB-EL 2016-05 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Load calculations for row-housing IB-EL 2014-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Guidelines for determining hazardous area classifications IB-EL 2016-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Minimum requirements retrofit of fluorescent fixtures B-E3 100224 1 Rev 3
Information Bulletin: Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) IB-CE-2019-01
Information Bulletin: Adoption of BC Electrical Code, 2018 Edition IB-EL 2019-01
Information Bulletin: Emergency – natural disaster protocol for electrical and gas equipment safety (e.g. – fire, flood, earthquake, landslide) IB-EL/GA 2015-04 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Contractor Installation Permit Value Amendment Criteria IB-AT-2019-01
Information Bulletin: Electric vehicle energy management systems IB-EL 2018-01
Information Bulletin: Compliance and enforcement fees criteria IB-CE-2018-02
Information Bulletin: Compliance audits IB-CE-2018-01 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Transitional requirements under Bill 13 – Safety Standards Amendment Act, 2016 for equipment located in pipelines and oil & gas facilities IB-A1-2016-02
Information Bulletin: Pending amendments to the Safety Standards Act under Bill 13 – Safety Standards Amendment Act, 2016 IB-A1-2016-01
Information Bulletin: Services and service equipment IB-EL 2012-03 Rev 1
Directive: Determining minimum service or feeder conductor size for single dwellings and single dwelling units of row housing or apartment and similar buildings D-EL 2016-06 Rescinded
Information Bulletin: Homeowner Permit – Scope of Work IB-EL 2016-08
Information Bulletin: Responsibilities of field safety representatives B-E3 060609 1 Rescinded
Information Bulletin: Application of polyurethane spray foam insulation on non-metallic-sheathed cables B-E3 070327 1 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: Procedures for issuing a certificate of inspection following gas or electrical installations or alterations B-G5 E3 040924 3 Rev 1
Directive: Incident reporting requirements with respect to electrical technology D-E3 070115 1 Rescinded
Information Bulletin: Operating permits IB-EL 2015-03 Rev 1
Information Bulletin: 2015 BC Electrical Code Adoption IB-EL 2015-06
Information Bulletin: Electrical Operating Permit Requirements IB-EL 2015-03