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Following considerable engagement with stakeholders, HRAI staff are pleased to report that changes to the City of Vancouver Building by-law will become effective on May 1, 2019.  The relaxation of the side yard venting requirements now eases some of the previously imposed severe restrictions on sidewall venting of furnaces and boilers.

HRAI staff and members provided comments on the draft revisions to the by-law last month.  Since then the City of Vancouver has approved a revision to the by-law.

For more information contact Caroline Czajko at HRAI, e-mail: cczajko@hrai.ca