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O. Reg. 163/24: BUILDING CODE

filed April 10, 2024 under Building Code Act, 1992, S.O. 1992, c. 23

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ontario regulation 163/24

made under the

Building Code Act, 1992

Made: April 9, 2024
Filed: April 10, 2024
Published on e-Laws: April 10, 2024
Published in The Ontario Gazette: April 27, 2024

Building Code

Building code

1. The code issued by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, part of National Research Council Canada, known as CCBFC NRCC-CONST-56435E, “National Building Code of Canada 2020”, as amended by the document entitled “Ontario Amendments to the National Building Code of Canada 2020”, dated April 5, 2024 and issued by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, are together adopted as the building code.


2. (1) Subject to subsection (2), Ontario Regulation 332/12 (Building Code) made under the Act, as it read on December 31, 2024, is deemed to continue in force with respect to construction,

(a)  for which a permit has been issued on or before December 31, 2024; or

(b)  for which the working drawings, plans and specifications are substantially completed on or before December 31, 2024, and for which an application for a permit is made before March 31, 2025 under that regulation, as it read on December 31, 2024.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply unless the construction is commenced within six months after the permit is issued.


3. Ontario Regulation 332/12 is revoked.


4. This Regulation comes into force on the later of January 1, 2025 and the day this Regulation is filed.

Made by:
Pris par :

Le ministre des Affaires municipales et du Logement,

Paul Calandra

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Date made: April 9, 2024
Pris le : 9 avril 2024