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What is CodeNews?

CodeNews is an online newsletter issued by the Building and Development Branch.

CodeNews provides information related to the Ontario Building Code.
When you subscribe to CodeNews, you will receive notifications of:

  • New amendments to the Ontario Building Code
  • Code interpretations issued by the Building and Development Branch
  • Latest Decisions issued by the Building Code Commission
  • Latest Authorizations issued by the Building Materials Evaluation Commission
  • Latest Minister's Rulings
  • Seminars scheduled in your area
  • Building code courses scheduled in your area



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Dec 2016
Dec, 23 Ontario CodeNews 246 — Changes to Building Code Related Fees: Effective January 1, 2017
 Fee changes are intended to help ensure that the fees more closely covered the costs of delivering these services and to promote the financial sustainability of these services under the Building Code Act, 1992.
Dec, 22 Ontario CodeNews 247 — Amendments to Supplementary Standard SB-10
 The amendments help you meet the new energy efficiency requirements for buildings that come into effect, January 1, 2017.
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Nov 2016
Nov, 04 Ontario CodeNews Issue 245 - Proposed technical Building Code changes
 The index allows you to view and print all the proposed changes from one document.
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Oct 2016
Oct, 21 Ontario CodeNews Issue 244 - Proposed changes to Ontario's Building Code
 The Ministry of Municipal Affairs is seeking stakeholder and public input on proposed changes to Ontario's Building Code.
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Jul 2016
Jul, 07 Ontario CodeNews Issue 243 - Supplementary Standard SB-12
 MR-16-S-26 authorized Supplementary Standard SB-12 Amended on July 7, 2016
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May 2016
May, 28 Ontario CodeNews Issue 242 - New Guideline on Fire Safety During Construction of Five and Six Storey Wood Buildings in Ontario
 New Guideline on Fire Safety During Construction of Five and Six Storey Wood Buildings in Ontario.
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