The Ontario Building Code | Buildings with Multiple Major Occupancies
22.214.171.124. buildings with Multiple Major Occupancies
(1) The requirements restricting fire spread and collapse for a building of a single major occupancyclassification are provided in this Subsection according to its building height and building area.
(2) If a building contains more than one major occupancy, classified in more than one Group or Division, the requirements of this Subsection concerning buildingsize and construction relative to major occupancyshall apply according to Articles 126.96.36.199. to 188.8.131.52.
Note: On July 1, 2017, Article 184.108.40.206. of Division B of the Regulation is amended by adding the following Sentence: (See: O. Reg. 139/17, s. 13)
(3) For the purposes of Sentences (1) and (2), a retirement homeis deemed to be a separate major occupancy.