Ministry of the
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Reminder: January 1, 2019, Compliance Date for Sprinkler Installations in Care Occupancies and Retirement Homes

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Reminder:  January 1, 2019, Compliance Date for Sprinkler Installations in Care Occupancies and Retirement Homes

Bulletin #007/18

December 14, 2018

Owners and operators of care occupancies and retirement homes are reminded that as of January 1, 2019, sprinkler installation requirements under Article 9.7.5.1. of Division B of the Fire Code will be in effect.  Please see Fire Marshal Communiqué 2018-08  for information on options for achieving compliance.

This is the sixth of seven phased-in compliance dates for requirements in the Fire Code introduced through O. Reg. 150/13 and the last compliance date for requirements applicable to care occupancies and retirement homes.  The full Compliance Schedule for these requirements can be found at the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) website at the following link:  Compliance Schedule.  Additional information on the requirements can be found at the Care Occupancies, Care and Treatment Occupancies, and Retirement Homes Portal