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Planning, Property & Development

Information Bulletins

The Development and Inspections division of the Planning, Property and Development Department will periodically issue Information Bulletins that offer explanatory information on building regulations and processes, both technical and administrative, and interpretations of applicable Codes and Bylaws.

Bulletin Numbers

Each bulletin has an identification number which indicates the year it was issued and the discipline(s) it relates to. For example, bulletin 2013-005-B/E was issued in 2013, it was the 5th bulletin issued that year and it relates to building and electrical topics.

Code Area of Discipline
A Admin
B Building
E Electrical
F Fire
M Mechanical
P Plumbing
S Structural
Sp Sprinkler
Z Zoning
   
Issued in: 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011
2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017
   


Issued in 2017

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2017-008-B/E/F/M

Painting, Coating Types of Operations

November 22, 2017
2017-007-M

HVAC in Class C Health Care Facilities

November 3, 2017
2017-006-B

Infill Housing Construction Regulations

October 10, 2017
2017-005-M/Sp

Permit Requirements for Sprinkler & Standpipe Installations in Existing Buildings

September 5, 2017
2017-004-B/S

Professional Designer's Certificate for Housing

June 15, 2017
2017-003-B

Mixed Occupancy - Building Classification

May 4, 2017
2017-002-P

Depth of Burial for Underground Plumbing Pipes

March 31, 2017
2017-001-S

Acceptance of Augered Piles

February 24, 2017


Issued in 2016

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2016-004-E

Clarifications for Electrical Permit Requirements in Housing Applications

September 22, 2016
2016-003-BESZ

Solar PV Installations

August 31, 2016
2016-002-ABEMPS

Requirements for Portable Classrooms

May 16, 2016
2016-001-S

Acceptance of Augered Piles
Superseded by 2017-001-S

May 6, 2016

 


Issued in 2015

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2015-002-E

ULC Listing for Fire Rated Cables

December 18, 2015
2015-001-E

2015 Canadian Electrical Code Seminar, PowerPoint Presentation

September 1, 2015

 


Issued in 2014

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2014-015-B/E/M

Sprinkler System Zoning in Contained Use Areas, Impeded Egress Zones and Care and Treatment Facilities

December 17, 2014
2014-014-A/B/E/M/P/S

Adoption of the National Energy Code (2011)

November 10, 2014
2014-013-E/M

Motors Controlled by Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)

September 11, 2014
2014-012-E

Clarification for the Use of Integral Disconnecting Means

September 8, 2014
2014-011-B/M

Wood Fired Pizza Ovens Permit Requirements and Information

September 8, 2014
2014-010-B

Drawing Submissions

August 6, 2014
2014-009-A/B/E/M/P/S

Adoption of the National Energy Code (2011)
Superseded by 2014-014-A/B/E/M/P/S

July 24, 2014
2014-008-P

Interpretation of Emergency Floor Drains

July 3, 2014
2014-007-E

Smoke Alarm Installations in Dwelling Units

May 29, 2014
2014-006-E
Clarifications for Electrical Permit Requirements in Housing Applications
Superseded by 2016-004-E
May 27, 2014
2014-005-B
Alternate Solution for Cantilevered Floor Systems Sitting in an Exposing Building Face Requiring a 45 Minute Fire-Resistance Rating May 12, 2014
2014-004-M
Clarification Regarding "M3" Licensed Contractors and "M3" Permits April 4,2014
2014-003-M
NFPA 96 Request for Compliance Exemption Withdrawn
2014-002-M
Commercial Listed Ecology Units April 3,2014
2014-001-B/E/F/M
Painting, Coating Types of Operations
Superseded by 2017-008-B/E/F/M
April 3,2014

 


Issued in 2013

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2013-008-E
Clarification for the Installation of Receptacles for Maintenance of Equipment on Rooftops - WEB Rule 26-704 August 9, 2013
2013-007-B/E
Determination of Requirement for a Fire Alarm System - MBC Sentence 3.2.4.1.(5) September 16, 2013
2013-006-B
Manitoba Building Code Amendments Regarding Washrooms - MBC Section 3.8 July 1, 2013
2013-005-B/E
Policy for the Installation of Photoluminescent Exit Signs May 14, 2013
2013-004-S
Limit States Design May 9, 2013
2013-003-M
HVAC in Class C Health Care Facilities
Superseded by 2017-007-M
April 4, 2013
2013-002-E
Electrical Staff Changes 2013 March 8, 2013
2013-001-B/E
Clarification for the Installation of Fire Alarm Visual Signal Devices January 29, 2013

 


Issued in 2012

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2012-004-B/E

Update: Withdrawal of ULC Listing for Fire Rated Cables
Superseded by 2015-002-E

November 19, 2012
2012-003-B/E
Withdrawal of ULC Listing for Fire Rated Cables
Superseded by 2015-002-E
September 28, 2012
2012-002-E
2012 Canadian Electrical Code in effect July 27, 2012
2012-001-B/E
Clarification for the Installation of Fire Alarm Visual Signal Devices
Superseded by 2013-001-B/E
May 7, 2012

 


Issued in 2011

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2011-002-B/E
Policy for Exit Sign Installations in Existing Buildings April 1, 2011
2011-001-E

Use of CSTE's

January 21, 2011

 


Issued in 2010

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2010-001-E
Electrical Staff Changes August 25, 2010

 


Issued in 2009

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2009-004-B/E
Revisions to Electromagnetic Lock Installations October 9, 2009
2009-003-E 
Electrical Staff Changes 2009 October 1, 2009
2009-002-E
Changes to Electrical Sign Permit Application Forms September 25, 2009
2009-001-E
2009 Canadian Electrical Code in effect April 30, 2009

 


Issued in 2008

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2008-005-B/E
Mounting Heights of Electrical Controls in Barrier-Free Paths of Travel September 24, 2008
2008-004-B/E
Enforcement of CAN/ULC-S524-06, Installation of Fire Alarm Systems July 21, 2008
2008-003-E
Requirements for Hydromassage Bathtubs May 5, 2008
2008-002-B/E
Qualification Requirements for Personnel Conducting Verification of Fire Alarm Systems March 6, 2008
2008-001-E
Permits Required for Alarm System and Voice, Data and Video Installations February 1, 2008

 


Issued in 2007

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2007-004-E
Permits Required for Alarm System and Voice, Data and Video Installations
Superseded by 2008-001-E
November 30, 2007
2007-003-E
Clarification Notice for CSTE's on Overhead Services November 7, 2007
2007-002-B/E
Clarification for Fire Alarm Audibility in Multi-Residential Buildings, PowerPoint Presentation August 8, 2007
2007-001-E
Winnipeg Electrical Bylaw Repeal of Amendments to Rule 2-306 & Subrule 30-308(4) February 28, 2007

 


Issued in 2006

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2006-001-E
2006 Canadian Electrical Code Changes, PowerPoint Presentation March 22, 2006

 


Issued in 2005

Bulletin Number Title Date Issued
2005-001-E
Electrical Engineering Required July 1, 2005

 

Last update: December 6, 2017