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How Local Government can Facilitate Mass Timber Buildings

5 February 2024

(Victoria, BC, Canada) In the quest for sustainable and efficient building solutions, mass timber construction has emerged as a game-changer, particularly for structures ranging from seven to 12 storeys. A recent study conducted by Simon Fraser University’s Renewable Cities program sheds light on the pivotal role local governments play in fostering the growth of mass timber construction.

Research in BC has identified three areas critical to the success of mass timber:

  • Building permits
  • Design guidelines
  • Zoning

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