The Ontario Building Code | Lavatories, Appliances and Sinks
188.8.131.52. Lavatories, Appliances and Sinks
(1) A separate lavatory for the handwashing of employees shall be constructed in a location convenient for employees in each manufacturing, processing and preparation area.
(2) If equipment and facilities for the cleaning and sanitizing of utensils are provided, they shall consist of,
(a) mechanical equipment, or
(b) drainage racks of corrosion-resistant materials and,
(i) a three-compartment sink or three sinks, or
(ii) a two-compartment sink or two sinks, where the first compartment or sink can be used effectively for washing and rinsing and the second compartment or sink can be used effectively for sanitizing.
(3) A retail food premises is exempt from compliance with this Article if its eating and drinking area does not exceed 56 m2 and any one or more of the following applies:
(a) it is designed to sell only cold drinks in or from the original container,
(b) it is designed to sell only frozen confections in the original package or wrapper,
(c) it is designed to prepare and sell only hot beverages,
(d) it is designed to prepare and sell only popped corn, roasted nuts or french-fried potatoes,
(e) it is designed to sell only food or drink for human consumption that,
(i) is pre-packaged at a premises other than the food premises at which it is being offered for sale, and
(ii) is not capable of supporting the growth of pathogenic organisms or the production of the toxins of such organisms.