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Overview

The gas discipline of Municipal Affairs is responsible for establishing and interpreting the gas codes, standards and respective regulations under the Safety Codes Act.

This includes the installation of gas-fired appliances, equipment, components, accessories and field approvals, propane storage and handling, natural gas refuelling stations, and the installation of natural gas or propane as alternate fuel systems on motor vehicles.

Dangerous misuse of propane cylinders

Propane cylinders are designed to store propane. Using cylinders for other purposes could be hazardous. Related Safety Tips are available at:

Codes and standards – Current

The following codes are in force:

  • CAN/CSA-B149.1-20, Natural gas and propane installation code – Declared in force on February 1, 2021
  • CAN/CSA-B149.2-20, Propane storage and handling code – Declared in force on February 1, 2021
  • CAN/CSAB-149.3-20, Code for the field approval of fuel-burning appliances and equipment – Declared in force on February 1, 2021
  • CAN/CSA-B149.5-20, Installation code for propane fuel systems and containers on motor vehicles – Declared in force on February 1, 2021
  • CAN/CSA-B108-18, Natural gas refuelling stations installation code – Declared in force on July 1, 2019
  • CSA-B109-17, Natural gas for vehicles installation code – Declared in force on September 1, 2018

Purchase codes and standards

To purchase a copy of the standards, contact the CSA Group at 1-800-463-6727 or online on the CSA website.

Advisories

Forms and reports

STANDATA

Receive bulletins by email for interpretations, clarifications, recommended practices or province wide variances on codes and standards matters related to the Safety Codes Act.

Past codes

Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code

  • CSA-B149.1-15, Natural gas and propane installation code (2015) – In force from January 1, 2016, to January 31, 2021
  • CSA-B149.1-10, Natural gas and propane installation code (2010) – In force from September 1, 2010, to December 31, 2015
  • CSA-B149.1-05, Natural gas and propane installation code (2005) – In force from July 1, 2005, to August 31, 2010
  • CSA-B149.1-00, Natural gas and propane installation code (2000) – In force from July 1, 2001, to June 30, 2005
  • CAN/CGA-B149.1-M95, Natural gas installation code (1995) – In force from November 1, 1997, to June 30, 2001; and CAN/CGA-B149.2-M95, Propane installation code (1995) – In force from November 1, 1997, to June 30, 2001

Propane Storage and Handling Code

  • CSA-B149.2-15, Propane storage and handling code (2015) – In force from January 1, 2016, to January 31, 2021
  • CSA-B149.2-10, Propane storage and handling code (2010) – In force from September 1, 2010, to December 31, 2015
  • CSA-B149.2-05, Propane storage and handling code (2005) – In force from July 1, 2005, to August 31, 2010
  • CSA-B149.2-00, Propane storage and handling code (2000) – In force from July 1, 2001, to June 30, 2005

Installation Code for Propane Fuel Systems and Containers on Motor Vehicles

  • CSA-B149.5-15, Installation code for propane fuel systems and containers on motor vehicles (2015) – In force from January 1, 2016, to January 31, 2021
  • CSA-B149.5-10, Installation code for propane fuel systems and tanks on highway vehicles (2010) – In force from September 1, 2010, to December 31, 2015
  • CSA-B149.5-05, Installation code for propane fuel systems and tanks on highway vehicles (2005) – In force from July 1, 2005, to August 31, 2010
  • CSA-B149.5-00, Installation code for propane fuel systems and tanks on highway vehicles (2000) – In force from July 1, 2001, to June 30, 2005
  • CAN/CGA-B149.5-M95, Installation code for propane fuel systems and tanks in highway vehicles (1995) – In force from November 1, 1997, to June 30, 2001

Compressed Natural Gas Fuelling Stations Installation Code

  • CSA-B108-14, Compressed natural gas fuelling stations installation code (2014) – In force from January 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019
  • CSA-B108-99, Natural gas fuelling stations installation code (1999) – In force from July 1, 2005, to December 31, 2015
  • CAN/CGA-B108-M95, NGV refuelling stations installation code (1995) – In force from November 1, 1997, to June 30, 2005

Natural Gas for Vehicles Installation Code

  • CSA-B109-17, Natural gas for vehicles installation code (2017) – Declared in force on September 1, 2018
  • CSA-B109-14, Natural gas for vehicles installation code – part 1, compressed natural gas (2014): In force from January 1, 2016 to August 31, 2018
  • CSA-B109.01, Natural gas for vehicles installation code (2001) – In force from July 1, 2005, to December 31, 2015
  • CAN/CGA-B149.4-M91, Natural gas for vehicles installation code (1991) – In force from July 1, 1992, to June 30, 2005

Code for the field approval of fuel-related components on appliances and equipment

  • CSA-B149.3-15, Code for the field approval of fuel-related components on appliances and equipment (2015) – In force from January 1, 2016, to January 31, 2021

Contact

Connect with Municipal Affairs:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-644-1010 (within Canada and the United States)
Toll free: 1-866-421-6929 (within Canada)
Email: [email protected]