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Energy Step Code amendment to BC Building Code effective immediately

April 11, 2017

Note below from Andrew Pape-Salmon, Executive Director, Building and Safety Standards Branch:   I am pleased to announce the introduction…

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New Sprinkler Requirements for Four-Storey Wood-Frame Buildings

March 15, 2017

An update to the BC Building Code will require fire sprinklers to be installed on the balconies of all new…

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Building Act Updates: Unrestricted Matters

March 2, 2017

The Province has amended the Building Act General Regulation to add additional items to the unrestricted matters list. Unrestricted matters…

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Squamish: Zoning changes proposed for downtown. Public Hearing March 14

February 28, 2017

Affected Lands: Downtown Commerical (C-4) and Comprehensive Development Zone 37 (CD-37) zoned properties that abut Cleveland Avenue and are located…

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Workshop: Fire Performance and Alternative Solutions for Wood Structures

February 24, 2017

  Presented by the Canadian Wood Council Two full days including practical learning and a field trip to view a…

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Survey: Cycling amenities in new construction projects

February 23, 2017

HUB Cycling and industry partners are conducting a research project on cycling amenities in new construction projects. We invite you…

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UDI Letter on the Energy Efficiency Updates to the Vancouver Building By-law (VBBL) and Additional Changes Report to Council

February 6, 2017

UDI wrote a letter on the Energy Efficiency Updates to the Vancouver Building By-law (VBBL)and Additional Changes Report to Council. To…

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UDI Letter on the Green Building Rezoning Policy

November 14, 2016

UDI wrote a supportive letter to Council regarding the Updates to the Green Buildings Policy for Rezonings Report.   To…

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Low Rise Housing Updates to the VBBL

September 27, 2016

Please see the attached presentation from the City of Vancouver on low rise housing updates to the VBBL. CMO –…

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Vancouver to eliminate new greenhouse gas building emissions by 2030

July 13, 2016

Vancouver city planners have unveiled a new strategy to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from new constructions by 2030. “The Zero Emissions New…

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UDI Response to Zero Emissions Building Plan

July 12, 2016

Today, the Zero Emissions Building Plan (ZEBP) is being presented to council. The ZEBP targets “to reduce emissions from new…

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Changes for Local Governments Under Section 5 of the Building Act

July 6, 2016

To read the full article, please see the attached PDF. Changes for Local Governments Under Section 5 of the Building…

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Featured Events

UDI Seminar: Project Amenity Space - The Do's and Don'ts

June 6 @ 7:30 am

Why are Project Amenity Spaces needed at all? In our competitive market right now, developments need to stand out and...

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Women of UDI - Women Celebrating Women 2017

June 6 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for The Women of UDI Committee’s 6th annual flagship event – Women Celebrating Women. This year’s panel features...

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UDI Luncheon - Break Bread with the Titans of Real Estate Marketing

June 8 @ 11:30 am

Three top titans of real estate marketing dish on the “hot buttons” of the industry today. Join the UDI luncheon...

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