Electrical Planning Reports (EPR) & Legislative Updates

December 6, 2023: To support electric vehicle charging in strata corporations and to help strata corporations plan for additional demands on their electrical capacity, the Electric Vehicle Charging and Electric Management Regulation has been passed by Order-in-Council, (OIC 261-23) and has brought additional changes into effect by regulation.

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WEBINAR: Introduction to Electrical Planning Reports
Electrical Planning Reports for all strata corporations 5 or more units are now mandatory. Strata corporations located in the Metro Vancouver Regional District, the Fraser Valley Regional District and the Capital Regional District (excluding the Gulf Islands) are required to obtain an electrical planning report by December 31, 2026, all other regions by the end of 2028. What is required in a report? What is the purpose? What regions are affected first? Does this apply to bare land strata and townhouse communities? Who is qualified to do the reports? Who has access to the reports?

An archived copy of this webinar is posted on the CHOA website 


CRF Contributions

Effective Nov 1, 2023 all strata corporations are required to make a minimum 10% annual contribution to the contingency reserve fund. The amount that owner developers must contribute to the contingency reserve fund for new strata developments has also increased.

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