The Ontario Building Code | Outlets in Dwelling Units
188.8.131.52. outlets in Dwelling Units
Note: On July 1, 2017, the heading to Article 184.108.40.206. of Division B of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 139/17, s. 129)
(1) Except as provided in Sentence (2), a lighting="http://thehandyforce.com/electrical/" title ="East York Electrician">lighting outlet with fixture controlled by a wall switch shall be provided in kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms, utility rooms, laundry rooms, dining rooms, bathrooms, water closet rooms, vestibules and hallways in dwelling units.
Note: On July 1, 2017, Sentence 220.127.116.11.(1) of Division B of the Regulation is amended by striking out "dwelling units" and substituting "a house or an individual dwelling unit". (See: O. Reg. 139/17, s. 130)
(2) Where a receptacle controlled by a wall switch is provided in bedrooms or living rooms, such rooms need not conform to the requirements of Sentence (1).