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05-06-06 14:14 News archive


The Ontario Provincial Government’s Bill 124 became effective January 1, 2006 and requires that a Building Code Identification Number (BCIN) appear on all drawings being submitted for a building permit.

Drummond House Plans Inc. having complied with the requirements of the buiding code Act, was issued registration to engage in the business of providing design activities to the public, subject to the Ontario Building Code. Our Building Code Identification Number is: 30107

The Building Code states that if an application for a building permit is made on or after Jan. 1  2012, the construction must meet the following energy efficiency requirements:

Houses (Part 9 residential buildings intended for occupancy on a continuing basis during the winter months) must meet the performance level that is equal to a rating of 80 or more when evaluated in accordance with the EnerGuide Rating System (based on Hot 2000 V9.34c1,2)[1] or conform to Supplementary Standard SB-12, which is referenced in the Building Code. The alternative compliance paths set out in this Supplementary Standard were referenced in an amendment to the Building Code which came into force on Jan. 1, 2010.

For more information you can visit the website of the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.  Click here:

What does it mean for you?
In order to conform to the new requirements of the Supplementary Standard SB-12, and obtain your building permit we will need to adapt your house plan according to the city of construction. This service will be mandatory for any clients building a Drummond House Plan in Ontario. Due to the extent of the time involved in producing the required documentation, this service will be provided at an extra cost.

For any questions or comments do not hesitate to contact us at 1.800.567.5267