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BC Codes Refund

The Province of British Columbia is issuing refunds in full to all customers who have purchased the 2018 BC Building Codes online (1 year or 5 year) subscription products and partial refunds will be issued to those who purchased the combo or print products. For complete details on this announcement visit: news.gov.bc.ca/20411

Background:

With the recent federal code model changes, announced by the Federal Government of Canada;
the Province of British Columbia is now offering the BC Building, Plumbing and Fire Codes online at no charge via www.bcpublications.ca, and have reduced the pricing of the 2018 BC Building Code print products.

Anyone who has purchased the 2018 BC Building Code 1 year or 5 year online subscriptions (this includes: Building, Plumbing and/or Fire Code) between September 1, 2018 to August 13, 2019.

Anyone who has purchased the 2018 BC Building Code combo or print products (this includes: Building, Plumbing and/or Fire Code) between September 1, 2018 to August 13, 2019.

2018 BC CODE PRINT PRODUCTS & COMBO PACKAGES REFUND ORIGINAL PRICE
BC Building and Plumbing Code Print / Online Combo $551 $721
BC Fire Code Print / Online Combo $234 $304
BC Building and Plumbing Code Binder Set $354 $524
BC Building Code Binder $282 $422
BC Fire Code Binder $182 $252
BC Plumbing Binder $156 $221

The following are the 1 year or 5 year online subscription products which will be receiving a full refund.

2018 CODE 1 YEAR ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS 1 USER 5 USERS 10 USERS
BC Building and Plumbing Code $283 $1,063 $1,746
BC Building Code $244 $707 $1,176
BC Fire Code $145 $490 $773
BC Plumbing Code $143 $477 $755
2018 CODE 5+ YEARS SUBSCRIPTIONS 1 USER 5 USERS 10 USERS
BC Building and Plumbing Code $1,145 $5,457 $9,180
BC Building Code $960 $3,505 $6,131
BC Fire Code $573 $2,361 $3,948
BC Plumbing Code $521 $2,149 $3,439

Yes, students are eligible for a refund. We are working with each post-secondary institute bookstore to coordinate your refund. If you have not received any details by September 30th please contact your institute bookstore.

Bookstores are being contacted directly by a customer service representative, if you have not been contacted to date please email: bccodes@gov.bc.ca

Yes, the Online Invoice Presentment website can assist you on this inquiry. You will require the invoice number and the cheque amount in order to view the details. Visit: www.invoice.pss.gov.bc.ca