The plumbing discipline establishes and interprets the codes, standards and respective regulations under the Safety Codes Act.

Municipal Affairs works with the Safety Codes Council to develop and provide information to the plumbing industry.

Code in force

The plumbing discipline code currently in force is:

  • National Plumbing Code of Canada 2015: Declared in force on January 1, 2017

Past codes

  • National Plumbing Code of Canada 2010 – In force from September 7, 2012 to December 31, 2016
  • National Plumbing Code of Canada 2005 – In force from September 2, 2007 to September 6, 2012
  • National Plumbing Code of Canada 1995 – In force from November 1, 1997 to September 1, 2007

Purchase code

Purchase a copy of the National Plumbing Code of Canada 2015 from the National Research Council.


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