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Cold Weather Construction Notice

Please be advised of the BC Building Code requirements for placing concrete during cold weather (air temperature below 5°C)

  • Concrete must kept at a temperature of no less than 10°C or more than 25°C while being mixed and placed, and
  • Must be maintained at a temperature of no less than 10°C for 72 hours after placing.

The City of New Westminster Building Department will not be conducting inspections for concrete pours when the temperatures are below 5oC.

For more information, please contact the Building Department at 604-527-4532.

Date posted:November 3, 2017