Ontario amends 2012 Building Code to align with 2015 national Code
By Jillian MorganHPAC General
Ontario’s Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing released amendments to the 2012 Building Code May 2.
Regulation 88/19 aligns the province’s Building Code with the 2015 National Construction Code. Amendments will come into effect January 1, 2020.
Amendments include structural sufficiency of buildings, water conservation improvements to plumbing fixtures, and public health and safety requirements, among others.
The text of the amending regulation and the complete 2012 Building Code will be available on www.ontario.ca/laws.
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