The Ontario Building Code | Separation of Service Rooms Separation of service Rooms

(1) Except as provided in Sentence (2) and Articles and, service rooms shall be separated from the remainder of the building by a fire separation having a fire-resistance ratingof not less than 1 h when the floor area containing the service room is not sprinklered.

(2) Where a room contains a limited quantity of service equipment and the service equipment does not constitute a fire hazard, the requirements in Sentence (1) shall not apply.