The purpose of this presentation material is to provide municipal officials in BC with information on:

  • Factory-Built housing in Canada today
  • Building regulatory requirements that apply to factory-built homes in BC, both technical and administrative
  • Current issues and solutions
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Factory-Built Housing Issues in BC

There are three main issues that face the factory-built Housing industry in British Columbia today:

  • The acceptance of foundations and anchorage that comply with CSA Z240.10.1 which provides requirements for surface foundations and is referenced in the BC Building Code
  • Permitting, inspection and acceptance of homes constructed in accordance with the BC Building Code
  • Discriminatory bylaws

Foundations and Anchorage are discussed in Module 4. Permitting, inspection and acceptance of factory-built homes are discussed in Module 6. Municipal bylaws are discussed in Module 7 along with some other challenges that are faced across the country.

The Information is Provided in Eight Modules Click on the links to download the Powerpoint Presentations. When scrolling be careful not to scroll too far along or you may have to download the presentation again.

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