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BUILDING CODE ACT, 1992

RULING OF THE MINISTER OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS AND HOUSING

RULING: No. 00 -11- 82 (12607)




Pursuant to Section 29(1)(a) of the Building Code Act, 1992, the Director of the Housing Development and Buildings Branch, as delegate of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Minister), hereby approves the use of Polycrete, subject to the following terms and conditions:


  1. MANUFACTURER/AGENT
  2. Distribution Polycrete Montreal Inc.
    435 Trans-Canada
    Longueuil (Quebec)
    J4G 2P9
    Tel: (450) 646-3825
    FAx: (450) 646-4880

  3. MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

    Les Emballages Polyform Inc.
    448, rue Edouard
    Granby (Quebec)
    J2G 3Z3

  4. SPECIFIC CONDITIONS

    1. The use of Polycrete is approved in respect to the wall construction requirements in Subsections 4.3.3., 9.3.1. and 9.15.4. of Ontario Regulation 403/97, as amended or remade from time to time (the Ontario Building Code);

    2. The use of Polycrete, must comply with the Building Code Act, 1992; and, except as specifically provided otherwise in this Ruling, with the Ontario Building Code;

    3. Polycrete must comply with the Building Code Act, 1992; and except as specifically provided otherwise in this Ruling, with the Ontario Building Code.

    4. The use of Polycrete must be in accordance with Canadian Construction Materials Centre (the ‘CCMC’) Evaluation Report ? CCMC 12607-R (the ‘Evaluation Report’) issued on July 19, 1994 and re-evaluated on June 23, 1998, provided that references in the Evaluation Report to Parts 4 and 9; Sections 9.20., 9.23., 9.27. and 9.28.; Subsections 4.3.3., 9.3.1. and 9.15.4.; and Sentence 9.10.16.10.(1) of the National Building Code of Canada, 1995 shall be deemed to be references to Parts 4 and 9; Sections 9.20., 9.23., 9.27. and 9.28.; Subsections 4.3.3., 9.3.1. and 9.15.4.; and Sentence 9.10.16.10.(1) of the Ontario Building Code;

    5. The thermal insulation requirements of Sentence 9.25.2.1.(1) or Sentence 9.38.3.1.(1) must be satisfied;

    6. A copy of this Ruling shall be attached to the application for a building permit; and,

    7. This Ruling is valid only for Polycrete, manufactured at the facilities outlined in Section 2. (Manufacturing Facilities) of this Ruling.


  5. GENERAL CONDITIONS

    The Minister or his/her delegate may amend or revoke this Ruling if:

    1. the Evaluation Report is amended by the CCMC;

    2. the Evaluation Report expires in accordance with the CCMC's General Conditions for Evaluation Reports;

    3. the Evaluation Report is rendered void in accordance with the CCMC's General Conditions for Evaluation Reports by reason of alterations to the product or relocation of manufacturing facilities, described in the Evaluation Report, without prior agreement by the CCMC;

    4. the Evaluation Report is withdrawn by the CCMC in accordance with the CCMC's General Conditions for Evaluation Reports where, in the opinion of the CCMC:

      1. the level of performance, in-situ, of the product described in the Evaluation Report is unsatisfactory;

      2. the proponent of such product fails to fulfil its obligations as set out in the CCMC's General Conditions for Evaluation Reports; or

      3. such product may pose any danger to the health or safety of the user of such product;

    5. the Minister or his/her delegate determines that the use of the material, system or building design authorized by this Ruling:

      1. will not comply with the Building Code Act, 1992 or any relevant law as they may be amended or reenacted from time to time; or

      2. provides an unsatisfactory level of performance, in situ; or

    6. any Ontario Building Code provision relevant to this Ruling is amended or remade.






DATED AT TORONTO THIS 10th, DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2000.





ALI ARLANI, DIRECTOR (A)
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AND BUILDINGS BRANCH