The Ontario Building Code | Effort Required to Open
22.214.171.124. Effort Required to Open
(1) Except as required by Sentence 126.96.36.199.(7), 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 188.8.131.52.(1) 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