The Ontario Building Code | Effort Required to Open Effort Required to Open

(1) Except as required by Sentence, every exit door, except doors serving a single dwelling unit, shall be designed and installed so that when the latch is released the door will open in the direction of exit travel under a force of not more than 90 N applied to the door release hardware.

Note: On July 1, 2017, Sentence of Division B of the Regulation is amended by striking out "single dwelling unit" and substituting "houseor an individual dwelling unit". (See: O. Reg. 139/17, s. 96)

9.9.7. Access to Exits