2018 Building Code Changes

Attention: Architects, contractors, designers, engineers and home builders

The Building Code was recently amended by O.Reg. 139/17.  The amendments have staged implementation dates which include July 1, 2017 and January 1, 2018.

Amendments include retirement homes, two-unit houses (accessory apartments), water service pipe sizing, gravelless leaching chambers and electric vehicle charging stations.

The City has prepared a summary the Building Code amendments.  For a copy of the summary, please contact [email protected]

For a full list of Building Code requirements and amendments, please refer to the e-Laws website (free), or contact Publications Ontario to purchase copies of the Building Code.

For more information

Nicholas Rosenberg, Technical Services Specialist
519-837-5615 extension 2285
[email protected]