Enforcement of Building Standards
Number: POP 10-17A
Department: Saskatchewan Government Relations
WHEREAS municipalities are required by section 4 of The Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards Act to administer and enforce the Act and Regulations;
WHEREAS there are individuals who contravene the Act and the municipality must take steps to enforce the Act without the ability to charge the costs of enforcement to the individual;
WHEREAS enforcement of the Act can be difficult and costly;
BE IT RESOLVED that The Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards Act be amended to allow municipalities to register an interest on the property where there has been a contravention of the Act.