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Regulatory Notices

Title Ref # Revision Date
Correction of Non-Compliances for Amusement Devices D-AM 2020-01
Correction of Non-Compliances for Passenger Ropeways and Passenger Conveyors D-PR 2020-01
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 6 - Services and Service Equipment D-EL 2016-05 Rev 1
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 76 – Temporary Wiring D-EL 2016-03 Rev 1
Directive: Supervision requirements under electrical installation permits D-E3 060509 2 Rev 2
Directive: High voltage installations D-E3 090313 1 Rev 1
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 14 - Protection and Control D-EL 2016-07 Rev 1
Directive: Safety Standards General Regulation - Electrical work in emergencies D-EL 2018-01 Rev 1
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 4 - Conductors D-EL 2016-04 Rev 1
Directive: BC Electrical Code Section 2 general rules D-EL 2016-02 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
Directive: Approved certification marks for gas appliances D-G5 051201 2 13
Directive: Mandatory maintenance D-L4 101125 4 Rev 1
Directive: Annual contractor reporting D-ED 2020-02
Directive: Major and minor alterations D-L4 110803 5 Rev 5
Directive: Boiler, Pressure Vessel & Refrigeration Contractor Licensing Requirements  D-BP 2019-01
Directive: Elevating Devices Mechanic Continuing Education Requirements D-ED 2020-01
Directive: Correction of non-compliances for elevating devices D-L4 110303 3 Rev 2
Directive: Natural Gas and Hydrogen Refuelling Stations - Gas Safety Regulation Requirements D-GA 2014-03 Revision 2
Directive: Gas contractor responsibilities re: gas notification requirements for completion, installation or alteration D-GA-2015-03 03
Directive: Special purpose certificate of qualification D-GA-2018-01
Directive: Recognition of training programs under the gas safety regulation D-GA-2018-02
Directive: Use of jumpers D-ED 2014-02 Rev 3
Directive: Propane facility operations and maintenance procedures D-GA-2017-04
Directive: Gas distribution systems - safety and loss management system requirements D-GA-2017-03
Directive: Requirements for connection of fuel supply to mobile units manufactured housing and recreational vehicles D-GA 2012-02 2
Directive: Mobile outdoor food service unit gas approval requirements D-GA-2014-02 Revision 1
Directive: Gas appliance approval D-GA-2017-02
Directive: Elevating devices Mechanics in Training (MIT) certification renewal requirements D-ED 2017-01
Directive: Qualification of Pressure Welders D-BP-2017-01 Rescinded
Directive: Recognized certificates for transfer of propane D-GA-2017-01 Revision 1
Directive: B149.1 & .2 Interpretation, Application and Operation D-GA 2011-01 Rescinded
Directive: Propane vaporizer approval for BC D-GA 2012-04 Rescinded
Directive: Compressed natural gas filling station logbook D-G5 051206 3 Rescinded
Directive: Appliance air intake clearance from regulator / over pressure relief device vent outlet D-GA 2014-04 Revision 1
Directive: Filling of propane cylinders at unattended card/key lock only locations D-GA-2015-04 Revision 2
Directive: Custom built gas fire displays and uncertified outdoor fireplaces D-GA 2015-01 Revision 1
Directive: Safety Standards Act and gas regulation - Liquid natural gas dispensing site requirements D-GA 2014-01 Revision 1
Directive: Utilization of gas appliances in show rooms D-GA 2015-02 Revision 1
Directive: Obsolete gas appliance replacement parts/components D-GA 2014-05 Revision 2
Directive: Gas fired pottery kilns D-G5 051206 5 Revision 2
Directive: Responsibilities of building owners and gas contractors D-G5 091104 5 Revision 1
Directive: Requirements for gas appliances in bedroom D-G5 071121 8 Revision 1
Directive: Hydrogen regulation under the GSR and PEBPVRSR D-G5 050728 1 Rescinded
Directive: Terms and conditions for a gas utility operating permit D-G5 070330 4 Revision 2
Directive: Gas appliances in mobile homes D-G5 081117 1 Revision 1
Directive: Requirements for installation of gas meters on customer-owned piping system D-GA 2013-01 Revision 1
Directive: Guidelines for temporary propane installations D-G5 051206 6 Revision 2
Directive: Truck to truck transfer of propane D-G5 101230 1 Revision 1