The Lieutenant Governor in Council makes the Permit Amendment Regulation set out in the attached Appendix.
Safety Codes Act
PERMIT AMENDMENT REGULATION
1 The Permit Regulation (AR 204/2007) is amended by this Regulation.
2 The following is added after section 6:
Building permit for new home
6.1(1) In this section,
(a) “authorization” means an authorization as defined in the New Home Buyer Protection Act;
(b) “new home” means a new home as defined in the New Home Buyer Protection Act;
(c) “owner builder” means an owner builder as defined in the New Home Buyer Protection Act;
(d) “Registrar” means the person appointed under section 8 of the New Home Buyer Protection Act as the Registrar for the purposes of that Act;
(e) “required home warranty coverage” means required home warranty coverage as defined in the New Home Buyer Protection Act.
(2) A permit issuer shall not issue a permit for a proposed new home unless the applicant provides evidence to the permit issuer, in a form acceptable to the Registrar, that the proposed new home has been registered with the Registrar under the New Home Buyer Protection Act, and
(a) has the required home warranty coverage,
(b) will be built by an owner builder who has a valid authorization, or
(c) is otherwise exempted under the New Home Buyer Protection Act from having the required home warranty coverage.
(3) On request of the Registrar, a permit issuer shall forward to the Registrar information provided by applicants for permits under subsection (2).
3 Section 2 comes into force on the coming into force of section 24 of the New Home Buyer Protection Act.