The Residential Tenancy Act regulates the relationship between landlords and tenants in a residential lease.
In regard to animals, the Act authorizes the tenancy agreement to prohibit or restrict the size, kind or number of pets a tenant may keep.
In addition, the Act authorizes imposing terms or conditions respecting the keeping of a pet on the residential property, as well as provides for pet related damage deposits . The above restrictions are still subject to the rights and restrictions under the Guide Animal Act.
Jurisdiction: British Columbia