The Ontario Building Code | Group E, Any Height, Any Area, Sprinklered
18.104.22.168. Group E, Any Height, Any Area, Sprinklered
(1) Except as permitted by Articles 22.214.171.124. to 126.96.36.199., a building classified as Group E
shall conform to Sentence (2).
(2) Except as permitted by Article 188.8.131.52., the buildingreferred to in Sentence (1) shall be of noncombustible construction, and,
(a) except as permitted by Sentence 184.108.40.206.(1), the building shall be sprinklered,
(b) floor assemblies shall be fire separations with a fire-resistance rating not less than 2 h,
(c) mezzaninesshall have a fire-resistance rating not less 1 h, and
(d) loadbearingwalls, columns and arches shall have a fire-resistance rating not less than that required for the supported assembly.