Dictionary of Codes

Employment & Immigration

  • Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code - Purchase on Alberta Queen’s Printer website or free access on Employment and Immigration website

Environment

  • Alberta Stack Sampling Code, 1995 - Purchase on Alberta Queen’s Printer website

Codes of Practice (Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act)
Free Access on Alberta Queen’s Printer website or Purchase on Alberta Queen’s Printer website

  • Code of Practice for Asphalt Paving Plants
  • Code of Practice for Compost Facilities
  • Code of Practice for Compressor and Pumping Stations and Sweet Gas Processing Plants
  • Code of Practice for Concrete Producing Plants
  • Code of Practice for Energy Recovery
  • Code of Practice for Exploration Operations
  • Code of Practice for Forage Drying Facilities
  • Code of Practice for Foundries
  • Code of Practice for Hydrologic Tracing Analysis Studies
  • Code of Practice for Land Treatment of Soil Containing Hydrocarbons
  • Code of Practice for Landfills
  • Code of Practice for Pesticides
  • Code of Practice for Pits
  • Code of Practice for Sawmill Plants 2006
  • Code of Practice for Small Incinerators
  • Code of Practice for Tanker Truck Washing Facilities
  • Code of Practice for the Release of Hydrostatic Test Water from Hydrostatic Testing of Petroleum Liquid and Gas Pipelines
  • Code of Practice for Wastewater Systems Consisting Solely of a Wastewater Collection System
  • Code of Practice for Wastewater Systems Using a Wastewater Lagoon
  • Code of Practice for a Waterworks System Consisting Solely of a Water Distribution System
  • Code of Practice for Waterworks Systems Using High Quality Groundwater
  • Code of Practice for Waterworks Systems Using High Quality Groundwater (April 1, 2009)

Codes of Practice (Water Act)
Free Access on Alberta Queen’s Printer website or Purchase on Alberta Queen’s Printer website

  • Code of Practice for Outfall Structures on Water Bodies
  • Code of Practice for Pipelines and Telecommunication Lines Crossing a Water Body
  • Code of Practice for the Temporary Diversion of Water for Hydrostatic Testing of Pipelines
  • Code of Practice for Watercourse Crossings
  • Code of Practice Maps - Purchase on Alberta Queen’s Printer website or free access on Alberta Environment’s website
  • Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) Code - Free access on Alberta Environment’s website

Health and Wellness

  • Food Retail and Foodservices Code - Free access on Alberta Health and Wellness website

Municipal Affairs

Building Codes and Standards

  • Alberta Building Code 2006 (Print version) – Purchase from Alberta Queen's Printer
  • Alberta Building Code 2006 (PDF or On-line Subscription) – Purchase from National Research Council

Fire Codes and Standards

  • Alberta Fire Code 2006 (Print version) - Purchase from Alberta Queen's Printer
  • Alberta Fire Code 2006 (PDF or On-line Subscription) - Purchase from National Research Council

Electrical Codes and Standards

  • Alberta Electrical Utility Code - 4th Edition, February 2013 - Purchase from Alberta Queen's Printer
  • Code for Electrical Installations at Oil and Gas Facilities - Fourth Edition 2013 - Purchase from Alberta Queen's Printer

Plumbing Codes and Standards

  • National Plumbing Code of Canada - 2010 (Print version) - Purchase from Alberta Queen's Printer
  • National Plumbing Code of Canada - 2010 (downloadable .pdf) - Purchase from National Research Council

Private Sewage Codes & Standards

  • Alberta Private Sewage Systems Standard of Practice Handbook 2009 - Purchase from Safety Codes CouncilSafety Codes Council

Standata

  • Amusement Rides Standata – Free access on Alberta Municipal Affairs website
  • Building Standata - Free access on Alberta Municipal Affairs website
  • Electrical Standata – Free access on Alberta Municipal Affairs website
  • Elevators Standata - Free access on Alberta Municipal Affairs website
  • Fire Standata - Free access on Alberta Municipal Affairs website
  • Gas Standata - Free access on Alberta Municipal Affairs website
  • Plumbing Standata - Free access on Alberta Municipal Affairs website
  • Private Sewage Standata - Free access on Alberta Municipal Affairs website

Federal Codes

  • Canada Criminal Code (Official Criminal Code of Canada)Free access on Justice Canada website
  • Canadian Electrical Code Part 1 - Purchase from Canadian Standards Association at www.shopcsa.ca or 1-800-463-6727
  • Canadian Electrical Code Handbook - Purchase from Canadian Standards Association at www.shopcsa.ca or 1-800-463-6727
  • Canada Labour Code – Free access on Justice Canada website
  • Martin's Criminal Code - Purchase from Canada Law Book at www.canadalawbook.ca.
  • Pocket Criminal Code or Tremeear’s Criminal Code - Purchase from Carswell at www.carswell.com or 1-800-342-6288
Purchase the following on Canadian Standards Association (CSA) website
  • CAN/CSA-B149.1-05 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code
  • CAN/CSA-B149.2-05 Propane Storage and Handling Code
  • CAN/CSA-B108-99 (R2004) Natural Gas Fuelling Stations Installation Code
  • CSA-B109-01 Natural Gas for Vehicles Installation Code
  • CSA-B44-00 Safety Code for Elevators (to purchase this edition contact CSA at 1-800-463-6727)
  • CAN/CSA-B44.1-04/ASME-A17.5-2004 Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment
  • CAN/CSA-B311-02 Safety Code for Manlifts
  • CAN/CSA-B355-00 Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities
  • CAN/CSA-Z185-M87 (R2006) Safety Code for Personnel Hoists
  • CAN/CSA-Z267-00 Safety Code for Amusement Rides and Devices
  • CAN/CSA-Z98-07 Passenger Ropeways