Condo Reporter

Timely commentaries on the latest developments in condominium law in Ontario

Changes to Ontario Building Code – Six Storey Wood Buildings


The Ontario government recently announced that it was introducing changes to the Ontario Building Code (effective January 1, 2015) that will allow wood-frame buildings to be built up to six stories (the previous limit was four). New safety requirements will require stairwells to be constructed with non-combustible materials and roofs to be made of combustion-resistant materials. This change was…

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