The Ontario Building Code | Public Pools in Group B, Division 2 or 3 Major Occupancies
22.214.171.124. Public Pools in Group B, Division 2 or 3 Major Occupancies
(1) Despite Sentences 126.96.36.199.(4) and (8) and Clause 188.8.131.52.(9)(a), where a public pool is constructed in a building containing a Group B, Division 2 or 3 major occupancy and has a water depth not exceeding 1 500 mm and a water surface area not exceeding 100 m2, the pool deck contiguous to not more than 50% of the total perimeter of the pool may be replaced by one or more ramps that will permit a bather seated in a wheelchair to enter the water with or without the wheelchair.
(2) Despite Sentence 184.108.40.206.(25), a warning notice, on which are printed in letters at least 150 mm high the words CAUTION — NO DIVING, shall be posted conspicuously on each wall or fence line enclosing a pool described in Sentence (1).
(3) There shall be a curb along the perimeter of a pool described in Sentence (1) except at steps, ladders and ramp entrances.
(4) The curb required by Sentence (3) shall have,
(a) a height of 50 mm,
(b) rounded edges,
(c) a coved base, and
(d) a raised nosing at the top to serve as a fingerhold for a bather in the water.
3.11.6. Modified Pools