The Ontario Building Code | Prohibition of Occupancy Combinations Prohibition of Occupancy Combinations

(1) No major occupancy of Group F, Division 1 shall be contained within a building with any occupancy classified as Group A, B or C.

(2) Except as provided in Sentence (4) and Sentence, not more than one suite of residential occupancy shall be contained within a buildingclassified as a Group F, Division 2 major occupancy.

(3) A sleeping room or sleeping area shall not open directly into a room or area where food is intended to be stored, prepared, processed, distributed, served, sold or offered for sale.

(4) A Group F, Division 2 major occupancy is permitted in a building containing only live/work units if the occupancyis for the exclusive use of the occupants of the live/work units.

(5) A building within the scope of Article or shall not contain,

(a) a Group A, Division 1 or 3, Group B, or Group F, Division 1 or 2 major occupancy,

(b) a Group A, Division 2 or a Group Emajor occupancy above the second storey, or

Note: On July 1, 2017, Sentence of Division B of the Regulation is amended by striking out "or" at the end of Clause (b) and by adding the following Clause: (See: O. Reg. 139/17, s. 9)

(b.1) a retirement home, or

(c) except as permitted by Sentence (6), a Group F, Division 3 major occupancy.

(6) A storage garage below the third storeyis permitted in a building within the scope of Article or

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