Building Code Appeal Board

This tribunal resolves disputes regarding BC’s Building Code. The Building Code establishes minimum standards for residential and commercial building construction.


Community Care and Assisted Living Appeal Board

Hears appeals of licencing, registration, and certification decisions for community care facilities and assisted living residences, as well as early childhood educators.


Property Assessment Appeal Board

The Property Assessment Appeal Board (PAAB) hears appeals from the Property Assessment Review Panel. Typical issues include whether a property was assessed at actual market value, whether a property was correctly classified, or if a property qualifies for tax exemption.


Property Assessment Review Panels

Property Assessment Review Panels (PARPs) provide property owners with an independent and fair way to review property assessments. PARPs are guided by the Assessment Act, and the panels investigate and settle property assessments.

Regulatory Agency

Real Estate Council of BC

The Real Estate Council of British Columbia is a regulatory agency established by the provincial government. Its mandate is to protect the public interest by enforcing the licensing and licensee conduct requirements of the Real Estate Services Act. The Council is responsible for licensing individuals and brokerages engaged in real estate sales, rental and strata property management. The council also enforces entry qualifications, investigates complaints against licensees and imposes disciplinary sanctions under the Act.


Residential Tenancy Branch

The Residential Tenancy Branch provides public education and dispute resolution between residential landlords and tenants, guided by BC’s Residential Tenancy Act and the Manufactured Home Park Tenancy Act.



Safety Standards Appeal Board

The board's purpose is to resolve appeals of decisions made under the Safety Standards Act and the Homeowner Protection Act to determine if the decisions were fairly made according to the provisions of the legislation. Under the Safety Standards Act, these decisions apply to work and products regulated by the Act and its associated regulations, including adopted codes and standards. Under the Homeowner Protection Act, these decisions relate to residential builders licenses and owner builder authorizations regulated by the Act and its associated regulations.