Ontario Regulation 33/19: Amendments to the Fire Code

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Ontario Regulation 33/19: Amendments to the Fire Code

Bulletin #001/19

March 18, 2019

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) is pleased to announce the filing of Ontario Regulation 33/19, a regulation made under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997, that amends the 2007 Fire Code (Ontario Regulation 213/07) by making housekeeping changes (to update or clarify requirements) and by adding requirements for the following:

  • hazardous extraction operations, and
  • out-of-service firefighters’ elevators.

Proposed new Fire Code requirements were posted for public consultation on the Ontario Regulatory Registry.  The OFMEM extends its appreciation to all stakeholders who provided feedback during the public consultation period.

Enquiries regarding the new regulation may be directed to the Technical Services Section of the OFMEM.  Staff members can be reached by telephone at (647) 329 1100 or by e-mail at FireSafetyStandards@ontario.ca.

For additional details, please see Fire Marshal’s Communiqué 2019-02.