The Ontario Building Code | General
(1) Except as provided in Article 126.96.36.199., this Section applies to,
(ii) the roof or floor assembly above the first storey is not of concrete construction, and
(ii) are erected in buildings not more than 2 storeys inbuilding height and containing only a single dwelling unit, and
Note: On July 1, 2017, Subclause 188.8.131.52.(1)(b)(ii) of Division B of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 139/17, s. 123)
(ii) are erected in houses not more than 2 storeys inbuilding height, and
(iii) are erected in locations where the seismic spectral response acceleration, Sa(0.2), is not greater than 0.4.
(2) For walls other than those described in Sentence (1), or where the masonry walls or insulating concrete form walls not in contact with the ground are designed for specified loads on the basis of ultimate and serviceability limit states, Subsection 4.3.2. shall apply.