Regulation - Minister

Public Consultation on Changes to the Fire Code

Regulation Number(s):
Instrument Type:
Regulation - Minister
Bill or Act:
Fire Protection and Prevention Act
Summary of Decision:
O. Reg. 256/14 filed on December 10/14. In force on Jan 1/15.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
May 11, 2012
Summary of Proposal:
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Office of the Fire Marshal is inviting public comment on a package of proposed changes for the next edition of the Fire Code. These proposed changes have been compiled in consideration of a variety of submissions and reflect Ontario's ongoing participation in a nationally coordinated code development strategy.

Note that a separate initiative is underway to review fire safety provisions for vulnerable residents. As this review is proceeding on a different schedule, technical changes contained in the current consultation package do not include proposals dealing with the subject of vulnerable occupancies.
Contact Address:
Office of the Fire Marshal
5775 Yonge Street, 7th Floor
Toronto, Ontario
M2M 4J1
Attention: Fire Safety Standards

Effective Date:
January 1, 2015