Residential Tenancy Act, SBC 2002, c 78

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.

Source: Legislation

Jurisdiction: British Columbia

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