National Parks Building Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1114)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13

 No person to whom a building permit is issued shall make, allow or cause any alterations to be made to the plans or specifications accompanying the application for the building permit unless the alterations have been approved by the Superintendent.

Posting of Permit

 Every holder of a building permit shall at all times keep

  • (a) a copy of the building permit posted in a conspicuous position on the construction site; and

  • (b) a copy of the plans and specifications in respect of which the building permit was issued available for inspection on the construction site.

Plans and Specifications

 Plans and specifications for any building having an estimated value of more than $25,000 shall be prepared by an architect registered in Canada.

Plumbing

  •  (1) No person shall make any plumbing installation, or any alteration or addition to a plumbing installation, unless he has first obtained a plumbing installation permit from the Superintendent.

  • (2) No plumbing installation shall be made by any person other than a plumber licensed under the National Parks Businesses Regulations.

Gas and Electrical Installations and Maintenance in the Province of Alberta

  •  (1) The standards and procedures set out in the Electrical Protection Act and the Gas Protection Act of the Province of Alberta, or any Regulations made thereunder, apply in the National Parks in the Province of Alberta but, notwithstanding those standards and procedures, the Superintendent may issue any permit to a person for the purpose of work on an electrical or gas installation.

  • (2) No person shall install, alter, or make any addition to any electrical or gas facility without first having obtained a permit for that purpose.

  • (3) No person shall carry out any work on an electrical or gas installation except in accordance with the standards and procedures referred to in subsection (1).

  • (4) Notwithstanding subsection (1), no person shall supply electricity or gas to any installation unless that installation has been inspected and approved to the satisfaction of the Superintendent.

  • (5) The Superintendent may

    • (a) at any reasonable hour enter any premises where electrical or gas work is being undertaken for the purpose of inspecting the work and may order the correction of any deficiency found with respect to the work; and

    • (b) enter any premises where there is reason to believe that a hazard to persons or property exists due to faulty electrical or gas installations and may order the repair of any faulty installation found therein.

  • (6) An order under paragraph (5)(b) shall be given in writing and shall state the repairs that are required and the date and time by which the repairs must be completed.

  • (7) Where an order under paragraph (5)(b) is not complied with by the date and time specified in the order, the Superintendent may order the discontinuance of electrical or gas service, as the case may be, to the premises to which the order applies.

  • (8) The fee payable for the issuing, pursuant to subsection (1), of a permit set out in column I of an item of Part I of the schedule is the fee set out in column II of that item.

  • (9) The fee payable for an inspection of a gas installation by the Superintendent pursuant to subsection (4), or a review of plans and specifications for a gas installation set out in column I of an item of Part II of the schedule, is the fee set out in column II of that item.

  • (10) For the purpose of item 1 of Part II of the schedule, the calculation of the amount of time taken for an inspection shall include travelling time from the office of the Superintendent to the place of inspection.

  • SOR/81-667, s. 2;
  • SOR/96-427, s. 1.

Restaurants and Dining Rooms

  •  (1) Subsection 3.6.4 and Table 3.6.4.B of Part 3 of the National Building Code do not apply in the case of any restaurant, dining room or other establishment serving meals, refreshments or beverages to the public.

  • (2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), each establishment described in subsection (1) shall be provided with separate washroom facilities for each sex and each such establishment that has a maximum seating capacity set out in Column I of an item of the table to this subsection shall have for each sex at least the number of water closets and wash basins set out in Columns II and III, respectively, of that item.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn III
    Maximum Patron Seating CapacityWater Closets for Each SexWash Basins for Each Sex
    • 1 Up to 30 persons

    11
    • 2 31 to 60 persons

    22
    • 3 61 to 120 persons

    32
    • 4 121 to 180 persons

    43
    • 5 181 to 240 persons

    54
    • 6 241 to 300 persons

    65
  • (3) Where two or more water closets are required in men’s washrooms, half of them may be replaced by urinals.

  • (4) Where an establishment described in subsection (1) is operated in conjunction with an establishment providing overnight accommodation, the establishment described in subsection (1) shall be provided with separate washroom facilities for each sex and each such establishment that has a maximum seating capacity set out in Column I of an item of the table to this subsection shall have, at least, and is not required to have more than

    • (a) the number of water closets, urinals and wash basins for men set out in Columns II, III and IV, respectively, of that item; and

    • (b) the number of water closets and wash basins for women set out in Columns V and VI, respectively, of that item.

      TABLE

      Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn VColumn VI
      Maximum Patron Seating CapacityWater Closets for menUrinals for menWash Basins for menWater Closets for womenWash Basins for women
      • 1 Up to 30 persons

      1111
      • 2 31 to 200 persons

      11121
      • 3 201 to 300 persons

      22242
      • 4 301 to 400 persons

      33363
      • 5 401 to 500 persons

      44484
  • (5) Subsection (2) does not apply to an establishment that does not provide seating accommodation for its customers.

  • (6) Subject to subsection (1), where any business building is designed, intended or used for the occupation of not more than 10 persons, one water closet room only need be provided.

 
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