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One task, a few approaches, many impacts: Private-sector involvement in Canadian building code enforcement

Van der Heijden, Jeroen


In response to issues about municipal-led regulatory enforcement, governments in Canada have been reforming their regimes of building regulation and control since the 1980s. As a result, private-sector inspectors were introduced as an alternative to local government control on the adherence to building regulations. However, this privatization has resulted in variations among jurisdictions. The main difference is the degree of private-sector involvement. Based on a series of interviews with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Canadian Public Administration
DOI: 10.1111/j.1754-7121.2010.00138.x
Access Rights: Open Access


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