High Voltage Installations

29 February 2016

Reference #:  IB-EL 2016-02

This bulletin provides guidance on the application of rules pertaining to the 2015 BC Electrical Code Regulation. The requirements of local municipal authorities having jurisdiction may vary. Installers should consult with local authorities having jurisdiction, prior to undertaking work, to determine their requirements.

  1. This bulletin provides guidance on the interpretation and application of high-voltage installations operating, or designed to operate, in excess of 750V.
  2. Utilities exempted from regulation by Electrical Safety Regulations Section 3 are not bound by this directive. This includes any work done on behalf of the Utility, when the contract is direct with the Utility, and the work is within the scope of the exemption in ESR (3).