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This policy adopts a list of building code items to be reviewed and inspected for, under the City's Building Permit Inspection and Plan Review Program, in new one and two-unit dwellings. It requires 'Soil Gas/Radon Control' at the Plan Review stage, and lists the 'Floor on Ground' to be inspected for radon protection during follow-up inspections.

Section 3.1.1.3 requires that buildings built in the City of Elliot Lake, the Township of Faraday, and the Township of Hyman must be constructed so that the annual average concentration of radon 222 does not exceed 250 millibecquerels per litre of air and the annual average concentration of the short lived daughters of radon 222 does not exceed 0.02 working levels inside the building. It also places restrictions on the use of asbestos.

With respect to provincial school building grants, this regulation states that there is no minimum value for the down payment - paid by the school division - of radon gas remediation.
This regulation states that for provincial school building grants, there is no down payment minimum (paid by the board of education) for asbestos and radon remediation projects.

This regulation sets out the occupational health and safety regulation parameters for the Yukon Territory. This includes: ventilation, air quality, asbestos control, radon gas, and other chemical hazards.

With respect to provincial school building grants, this regulation states that there is no minimum value for the down payment - paid by the school division - of radon gas and asbestos remediation.

Section 2.1.1.8 requires that buildings built in the City of Elliot Lake, the Township of Faraday, and the Township of Hyman must be constructed so that the annual average concentration of radon 222 does not exceed 250 millibecquerels per litre of air and the annual average concentration of the short lived daughters of radon 222 does not exceed 0.02 working levels inside the building. It also places restrictions on the use of asbestos.

This building code imposes restrictions on the construction of various types of buildings. For example, it requires certain buildings to be constructed so that the annual average concentration of radon does not exceed the specified amount. It also bans the use of asbestos in any context where it could enter the air supply or return system.  

The code applies to all construction work to which the Building Act applies that is performed on a building, including its vicinity. The code also applies to any facility intended for use by the public. It includes requirements to protect building inhabitants from radon gas.