B-1.1, r. 2 - Construction Code

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chapter B-1.1, r. 2
Construction Code
BUILDING — CONSTRUCTION CODE
Building Act
(chapter B-1.1, ss. 173, 176, 176.1, 178, 179, 185 and 192)
B-1.1
January 1 2016
The fees prescribed in the Regulation have been indexed as of 1 January 2017 pursuant to the notice published in Part 1 (French) of the Gazette officielle du Québec of 12 November 2016, page 1153. (ss. 2.09, 2.10, 3.06 [2.2.5.1], 5.04 [2-008], 8.14, 9.14).
CHAPTER I
BUILDING
O.C. 953-2000, c. I; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
DIVISION I
SCOPE
O.C. 953-2000, Div. I; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.01. In this Chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise, “Code” means the “National Building Code of Canada 2010” (NRCC 53301) and the “Code national du bâtiment – Canada 2010” (CNRC 53301F), first printing, published on 29 November 2010 by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, National Research Council of Canada, excluding any later amendments, except errata, that may be published by that organization.
The Code is incorporated into this Chapter by reference, subject to the amendments specified in section 1.09.
O.C. 953-2000, s. 1; O.C. 961-2002, s. 1; O.C. 120-2006, s. 9; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 939-2009, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.02. Subject to the exemptions in section 1.04, this Chapter applies to all construction work that is performed on a building to which the Building Act (chapter B-1.1) applies and to any facility intended for use by the public designated in section 1.03 and to the vicinity of that building or facility.
For the purposes of this Division, the definitions set out in the Code apply, unless otherwise provided.
O.C. 953-2000, s. 2; O.C. 961-2002, s. 1; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 858-2012, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.021. (Replaced).
O.C. 858-2012, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.022. (Replaced).
O.C. 858-2012, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.03. The following facilities are intended for use by the public for the purposes of section 10 of the Act:
(1)  stands, grandstands or exterior terraces whose highest point, above the ground, is more than 1.2 m and whose load capacity is more than 60 persons,
(2)  tents or air-supported structures used
(a)  as dwellings or care, treatment or detention occupancies whose floor area is 100 m2 or more, or
(b)  as assembly occupancies or mercantile occupancies whose floor area is more than 150 m2 or whose load capacity is more than 60 persons, and
(3)  belvederes built with materials other than backfill and constituted of horizontal platforms linked by their construction elements whose total area is more than 100 m2 or whose load capacity is more than 60 persons including access facilities.
O.C. 953-2000, s. 3; O.C. 961-2002, s. 1; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 1263-2012, s. 2; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.04. The following buildings, other than private seniors’ residences, are exempted from the application of this Chapter if used solely for one of the major occupancies provided for in the Code:
(1)  an assembly occupancy not covered by paragraph 6 that accommodates not more than 9 persons,
(2)  a care or detention occupancy that constitutes
(a)  a prison,
(b)  a supervised education centre with or without detention facilities used to shelter or accommodate not more than 9 persons, or
(c)  a convalescent home, a care occupancy or assistance occupancy or a rehabilitation centre used to shelter or accommodate not more than 9 persons;
(3)  a residential occupancy that constitutes
(a)  a rooming house or an outfitter offering no lodgings that has not more than 9 rooms,
(b)  a single-family dwelling in which a bed and breakfast is operated by a natural person, which is also used as the person’s residence, having not more than 5 bedrooms offered for rent,
(c)  a single-family dwelling in which a school that accommodates less than 15 students at a time is operated by a natural person, which is also used as the person’s residence,
(d)  a monastery, a convent or a novitiate whose owner is a religious corporation incorporated under a special Act of Québec or the Religious Corporations Act (chapter C-71), where that building or part of the building divided by a firewall is occupied by not more than 30 persons and has not more than 3 storeys in building height,
(e)  a shelter used to shelter or accommodate not more than 9 persons, or
(f)  a building used as a dwelling unit having
i.  not more than 2 storeys in building height, or
ii.  not more than 8 dwelling units;
(4)  a business and personal services occupancy having not more than 2 storeys in building height,
(5)  a mercantile occupancy having a total floor area of not more than 300 m2,
(6)  a day care centre used to shelter or accommodate not more than 9 persons,
(7)  a subway station,
(8)  an agricultural facility, and
(9)  an industrial occupancy.
Despite the exemption provided for in the first paragraph, the energy efficiency requirements contained in Part 11 of the Code apply to the construction work performed on every building
(1)  having a building area of not more than 600 m2,
(2)  having a building height of not more than 3 storeys, and
(3)  of Group C major occupancy and housing only dwelling units.
O.C. 953-2000, s. 4; O.C. 961-2002, s. 2; O.C. 872-2005, s. 1; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 858-2012, s. 2; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
DIVISION II
REFERENCES
O.C. 953-2000, Div. II; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 858-2012, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.05. Unless otherwise provided for, a reference in this Chapter to a standard or a code is a reference to that standard or code as adopted by the chapter of the Construction Code or Safety Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 3) that refers to it.
O.C. 953-2000, s. 5; O.C. 961-2002, s. 3; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 858-2012, s. 3; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
DIVISION III
PREFABRICATED BUILDINGS
O.C. 953-2000, Div. III; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.06. In this Division, “prefabricated building” means any building all of whose sections or panels are manufactured.
O.C. 953-2000, s. 6; O.C. 961-2002, s. 4; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 939-2009, s. 2; O.C. 858-2012, s. 4; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.07. A prefabricated building must not be sold, rented, exchanged or acquired, unless it has been certified to Standard CAN/CSA-A277, “Procedure for Factory Certification of Buildings”, published by the Canadian Standards Association.
O.C. 953-2000, s. 7; O.C. 961-2002, s. 4; O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 858-2012, s. 5; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.08. Every prefabricated building manufactured by a plant that has received certification by a certification organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada and whose certification seal or label attests to compliance with Standard CAN/CSA-A277, “Procedure for Factory Certification of Buildings”, is deemed to be certified.
O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 858-2012, s. 6; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
DIVISION IV
AMENDMENTS TO THE CODE
O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.09. The amendments to the Code are as follows:
O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 939-2009, s. 3; O.C. 858-2012, s. 7; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1; I.N. 2015-07-01.
DIVISION V
OFFENCE
O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.10. Any contravention of one of the provisions of this Chapter constitutes an offence.
O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
1.11. (Replaced).
O.C. 293-2008, s. 1; O.C. 347-2015, s. 1.
CHAPTER II
GAS
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
DIVISION I
INTERPRETATION
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.01. In this Chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise, the word “Code” means Code d’installation du gaz naturel et du propane, CAN/CSA-B149.1-05; CAN/CSA-B149.1-05, Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code; Code sur le stockage et la manipulation du propane, CAN/CSA-B149.2-05; CAN/CSA-B149.2-05, Propane Storage and Handling Code; Centres de ravitaillement de gaz naturel: code d’installation, CAN/CSA-B108-99 (C2004); CAN/CSA-B108-99 (C2004), Natural Gas Fuelling Stations Installation Code; and the word “standard” means: Réseaux de canalisation de pétrole et de gaz, CSA Z662-03; CSA Z662-03, Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems; Gaz naturel liquéfié (GNL): production, stockage et manutention, CAN/CSA-Z276-01; and CAN/CSA-Z276-01, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-Production, Storage and Handling, published either by the Canadian Standards Association or by CSA International, as well as any additional amendments or editions that may be published by those organizations.
However, the amendments and new editions published after the 2 December 2003 apply to building work only from the date corresponding to the last day of the sixth month following the date of publication of the French text of these amendments or editions.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1; O.C. 1172-2005, s. 1; O.C. 120-2006, s. 1.
DIVISION II
APPLICATION OF CODES AND STANDARDS
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.02. Subject to the exemptions provided for by regulation made by the Government under subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 182 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1) and to the amendments provided for in Division VII of this Chapter, the codes, standards and provisions of this Chapter apply to all building work for an installation intended to use, store or distribute gas to which the Act applies, including its surroundings, that is carried out from 2 December 2003.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
DIVISION III
REFERENCES
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.03. Unless otherwise provided for, a reference in this Chapter to a standard or code is a reference to that standard or code as adopted by the chapter of the Construction Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 2) or Safety Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 3) that refers to it.
TABLE 1


Designation Title Chapter of Construction Code


CNRC 38726F National Building Code of I
Canada 1995

CAN/CSA-B149.1 Natural Gas and Propane II
Installation Code

CAN/CSA-B149.2 Propane Storage and Handling II
Code

CAN/CSA-B108 Natural Gas Fuelling Stations II
Installation Code

CSA Z662 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems II

CSA C22.1 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I V

CSA B51 Boiler, Pressure Vessel and VI
Pressure Piping Code

O.C. 875-2003, s. 1; O.C. 120-2006, s. 2; O.C. 1263-2012, s. 2.
DIVISION IV
APPROVAL OF APPLIANCES AND EQUIPMENT
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.04. Any appliance or equipment used in an installation intended to use, store or distribute gas must be approved for the use for which it is intended.
It is prohibited to sell or lease an appliance or equipment that has not been approved. It is also prohibited, except for approval purposes, to use in an installation intended to use gas an appliance or equipment that has not been approved.
However, an appliance or equipment may, during an exhibition, a presentation or a demonstration, be used without prior approval provided that it is accompanied by a notice with the following warning in characters measuring at least 15 mm: “WARNING: this material has not been approved for sale or rental as required by Chapter II of the Construction Code.”.
This section does not apply to the following appliance or equipment:
(1)  a manual appliance whose input power does not exceed 20,000 Btu/h (6 kW) intended for industrial applications;
(2)  a Bunsen burner; and
(3)  a stationary internal combustion engine.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.05. Any appliance or equipment certified by one of the following agencies is deemed to be approved:
(1)  CSA International (CSA);
(2)  the Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada (ULC);
(3)  Intertek Testing Services NA LTD. (WH, cETL);
(4)  Underwriters Laboratories Incorporated (cUL);
(4.1)  Omni-Test Laboratories, Inc.; and
(5)  any other certification agency accredited by the Standards Council of Canada and whose affixation of a seal or label of approval or of certification of that agency attests compliance with Canadian standards, and that has notified the Régie du bâtiment du Québec of its accreditation.
Any appliance on which a label is affixed certifying that, without being certified by one of the agencies referred to in the first paragraph, that appliance is recognized by one of those agencies as complying with the construction and testing standards of Code d’approbation sur place des composants relatifs au combustible des appareils et appareillages, CAN/CSA-B149.3-05 and of CAN/CSA-B149.3-05, Code for the Field Approval of the Fuel-Related Components on Appliances and Equipment, published by the Canadian Standards Association, as well as to any additional amendment or edition published by that agency, is also deemed to be approved.
However, approval is not required for each component of an appliance where that appliance has received overall approval.
For the purposes of this Chapter, “certification” or “certified” means recognition by one of the agencies referred to in the first paragraph, by means of a label affixed on each certified appliance or equipment certifying that the appliance or equipment complies with the construction and testing requirements published by the standards development organizations accredited by the Standards Council of Canada to develop gas standards.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1; O.C. 120-2006, ss. 1 and 3.
DIVISION V
REPORTING OF WORK
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.06. A contractor or an owner-builder in gas must report to the Régie the building work the contractor or owner-builder has carried out and to which Chapter II of the Construction Code applies, except building work for an installation to distribute natural gas by pipeline and maintenance or repairs to an installation intended to use, store or distribute gas. That report must be sent to the Régie no later than the twentieth day of the month following the date of the beginning of the work.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.07. The report of work must contain the following information:
(1)  the address of the worksite;
(2)  the name, address and telephone number of the person for whom the work is carried out;
(3)  the name, address, telephone number and licence number of the contractor or owner-builder in gas who carries out the work;
(4)  the expected dates of the beginning and end of the building work;
(5)  the occupancy of the building as well as the number of stories and dwelling units;
(6)  the nature and type of work, in particular work for a new installation or alterations;
(7)  the number, power and nature of the appliances installed;
(8)  the type of gas;
(9)  the gas supply pressure of the building; and
(10)  the date of the report.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.08. The work must be reported on the form provided for that purpose by the Régie or on any other document drawn up for that purpose.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
DIVISION VI
INSPECTION FEES
O.C. 875-2003, a. 1.
2.09. A contractor or an owner-builder in gas must pay to the Régie, for the inspection of building work for an installation intended to use, store or distribute gas carried out further to the issue of a remedial notice provided for in section 122 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1), inspection fees of $156.13 for the first hour or fraction thereof, half of the hourly rate for each half-hour or fraction $73.46 for each trip.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.10. For the approval of a gas appliance that cannot be approved by one of the agencies referred to in the first paragraph of section 2.05, the fees are $156.13 for the first hour or fraction thereof, half of the hourly rate for each half-hour or fraction thereof over and above the first hour and $73.46 for each trip.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
DIVISION VII
AMENDMENTS TO CODES AND STANDARDS
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.11. Code CAN/CSA-B149.1-05 is amended
(1)  by substituting the following for Clause 1.1:
“ 1.1 This Code applies to
(a)  piping and tubing systems extending from the termination of the gas undertaking’s installations for natural gas or from the distributor’s liquefied petroleum gas tanks; the termination of the gas undertaking’s installations is the point where its piping ends; and
(b)  gas installations where gas is to be used for fuel purposes, subject to paragraph b;
(c)  vehicle-refuelling appliances and their equipment.”;
(2)  by revoking Clause 1.2;
(3)  by adding the following paragraphs after Clause 1.3:
“ Where the term “natural gas” is used, the requirements of this Code apply equally to and include any of the following gases or mixtures of them: natural gas and mixtures of propane gas and air.
Where the term “propane” is used, the requirements of this Code apply equally to and include any of the following gases or mixtures of them: propane, propylene, butanes (normal butane or isobutane), and butylenes.”;
(4)  in Clause 3,
(a)  by substituting the following for the definition “Authority having jurisdiction”:
“ Authority having jurisdiction: Régie du bâtiment du Québec.”;
(b)  by deleting the definition “Certified”;
(c)  by adding the following after the definition “Garage”:
“ Gas undertaking (natural gas): undertaking for the distribution of natural gas by pipeline.”;
(d)  by inserting the following after the definition “Dirt pocket (dust pocket)”:
“ Distributor: gas undertaking.”; and
(e)  by substituting the following for the definition “Installer”:
“ Installer: contractor or owner-builder holding a licence issued under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”;
(5)  in Clause 2,
(a)  by substituting the following for the first paragraph:
“ The editions and documents incorporated by reference into this Code are those indicated below except in the cases provided for in section 2.03 of Chapter II of the Construction Code made under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”;
(b)  by replacing “B51-03” by “B51-M1991”;
(c)   by replacing “B108-05” by “CAN/CSA-B108-99 (C2004)”; and
(d)  by replacing “Natural gas fuelling stations installation code” in the French text by “Centres de ravitaillement de gaz naturel: code d’installation”;
(6)  by revoking Clause 4.2;
(7)  (paragraph revoked);
(8)  by substituting the following for Clause 6.9.3:
“ 6.9.3 Welding of gas piping shall be performed in compliance with a welding method established and approved in accordance with Clauses 7.6, 7.7 and 7.11 of the standard CSA Z662-03, Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems, by a welder holding the appropriate qualification certificate issued under the Act respecting workforce vocational training and qualification (chapter F-5).”;
(9)  by inserting the following after Clause 7.1.3:
“ 7.1.4 Boilers converted to gas shall be in compliance with Clauses 9.4.1 and 9.4.2 of CAN/CSA-B149.3-05, Code for the Field Approval of Fuel Related Components on Appliances and Equipment.”;
(10)  by substituting the following for Clause 8.2.1:
“ 8.2.1 Subject to the exceptions referred to in the second paragraph and in Clause 8.2.3, an outdoor air supply sized in accordance with Clause 8.2.2 shall be provided to either an enclosure or a structure in which appliances are installed.
Except for boilers, water heaters and pool heaters that include a finned-tube heat exchanger, an outdoor air supply shall not be required in structures built before 1986 where the doors and windows of that structure have not been replaced after 1985 and the volume of the enclosure or the structure in which the appliances are installed is greater than 50 cubic feet per 1,000 Btu/h (4.84 m3 per kW) of the total input of all the appliances in the enclosure or the structure.”;
(11)  by striking out the words “and the Structure Complies with Clause 8.2.1 (a) or (b)” in the titles of Tables 8.1 and 8.2;
(12)  by substituting the following for Clause 8.2.3:
“ 8.2.3 An outdoor air supply shall not be required for a mechanically vented water heater with an input of 50,000 Btu/h (15 kW) or less where there are no other appliances requiring an air supply installed in the enclosure or the structure, it is not used to heat the structure, and the volume of the enclosure or the structure is greater than 50 cubic feet per 1,000 Btu/h (4.84 m3 per kW) of its input.”;
(13)  by revoking Clauses 8.2.4 and 8.2.5 and Tables 8.3 and 8.4;
(14)  by striking out in Clause 8.2.6 “, provided that the structure is not constructed as described in Clause 8.2.1(a) and does not comply with Clause 8.2.1(b). Otherwise, the volume of the enclosure must be used”;
(15)  by striking out the reference to Clause 8.2.4 in Clauses 8.3.1, 8.3.3 and 8.3.4;
(16)  (paragraph revoked);
(17)  by inserting the following after Clause 8.13.3:
“ 8.13.4 The tables of Appendix C shall be used in accordance with the “General Venting Requirements (GVR)” specified in that Appendix.”;
(18)  by adding the following paragraph after Clause 8.14.8:
“ Notwithstanding paragraph g, a vent shall not terminate less than 6 ft (1.8 m) under an awning window.”;
(19)  by striking out “et à la chaleur” in Clause 8.18.1 of the French text;
(20)  by inserting the following after Clause 8.18.23:
“ 8.18.24 The total length of a vent connector shall comply with that provided for in Table C.9 of Appendix C.”; and
(21)  by substituting “after 1985 or where the doors and windows were replaced after 1985” for “in accordance with Clause 8.2.1” in Clause C.2.2 of the “General Venting Requirements (GVR)” of Appendix C.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1; O.C. 1172-2005, s. 2; O.C. 120-2006, ss. 1 and 4.
2.12. Code CAN/CSA-B149.2-05 is amended
(1)  by substituting the following for Clauses 1.1 and 1.2:
“ 1.1 This Code applies to
(a)  installations to store, handle or transport liquefied petroleum gas; and
(b)  installations to use liquefied petroleum gas.”;
(2)  in Clause 3,
(a)  by substituting the following for the definition “Authority having jurisdiction”:
“ Authority having jurisdiction: Régie du bâtiment du Québec.”;
(b)  by deleting the definition “Certified”;
(c)  by inserting the following after the definition “Space, confined”:
“ Storage: stocking.”;
(d)  by inserting the following after the definition “Insulating millboard”:
“ Liquefied petroleum gas: propane, propylene, butanes or butylenes.”;
(e)  by substituting the following for the definition “Installer”:
“ Installer: contractor or owner-builder holding a licence issued under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”; and
(f)  by inserting the following after the definition “Gauge”:
“ Handling: manipulation or transfer.”;
(3)  in Clause 2,
(a)  by substituting the following for the first paragraph:
“ The editions and documents incorporated by reference into this Code are those indicated below except in the cases provided for in section 2.03 of Chapter II of the Construction Code made under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”;
(b)  by substituting “B51-M1991” for “B51-03”; and
(c)  by inserting “NFPA 68, Guide for Venting of Deflagrations, 2002 Edition.” after the reference “NFPA 30B-2002 Code for the Manufacture and Storage of Aerosol Products”;
(4)  by revoking Clause 4.2;
(5)  by revoking Clause 5.2.11;
(6)  by substituting the following for Clause 6.5.10.2c:
“ (c) an explosion relief panel in compliance with the standard NFPA 68 entitled “Guide for Venting of Deflagrations”; or”;
(7)  by revoking Clause 6.6;
(8)  by substituting the following for Clause 7.17.3e iii:
“ (iii) an explosion relief panel in compliance with the standard NFPA 68 entitled “Guide for Venting of Deflagrations”; or”; and
(9)  by revoking Clause 7.21.1.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1; O.C. 120-2006, ss. 1 and 5.
2.13. Code CAN/CSA-B108-99 (C2004) is amended
(1)  in Clause 2.1,
(a)  by substituting the following for the definition “Authority having jurisdiction”:
“ Authority having jurisdiction: Régie du bâtiment du Québec.”; and
(b)  by deleting the definition “Certified”;
(2)  in Clause 2.2,
(a)  by substituting the following for the first paragraph:
“ The editions and documents incorporated by reference into this Code are those indicated below except in the cases provided for in section 2.03 of Chapter II of the Construction Code made under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”;
(b)  by substituting “B51-M1991” for “B51-97”;
(c)  by substituting “CAN/CSA-B149.1-05, Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code” for “CAN/CGA-B149.1-M95, Natural Gas Installation Code”;
(d)  by substituting “Z662-03” for “Z662-96”; and
(e)  by adding, at the end, the following:
“ A reference in the Code to the standard “CAN/CGA-B149.1” is a reference to the standard “CAN/CSA-B149.1.”.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1; O.C. 120-2006, ss. 1 and 6.
2.14. Standard CSA Z662-03 is amended
(1)  by substituting the following for Clause 1.1:
“ 1.1 This Standard applies to the pipeline systems of a gas undertaking.”;
(2)  by revoking Clauses 1.2 and 1.3;
(3)  in Clause 2,
(a)  by substituting the following for the first sentence of the first paragraph:
“ The editions and documents incorporated by reference into this Standard are those indicated below except in the cases provided for in section 2.03 of Chapter II of the Construction Code made under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”;
(b)  by substituting “B51-M1991 for “B51-03”;
(c)  (subparagraph revoked);
(d)  (subparagraph revoked);
(e)  (subparagraph revoked);
(4)  in Clause 3.1,
(a)  by substituting the following for the definition “Company”:
“ Company: the gas undertaking or contractor that is in charge of construction.”;
(b)  by deleting the definition “Construction”;
(c)  by substituting the following for the definitions “Contractor” and “Company, operating”:
“ Contractor: person holding a contractor’s or an owner-builder’s licence issued under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).
Company, operating”: the gas undertaking that operates the pipeline system.”; and
(5)  by inserting the following after Clause 12.2:
“ 12.2.1 The service line of each building must come out of the ground before entering the building and it must be equipped with a service shut-off valve outside the building.
However, if the location where the service line comes out of the ground presents a danger and the service line cannot be protected, it must enter the building below ground level and be equipped with an underground service shut-off valve located outside the building and with another service shut-off valve inside, as near as possible to the foundation wall.
12.2.2 The service shut-off valves outside the ground must be easily accessible for their operation. The expression “easily accessible” means within reach, without it being necessary to climb, remove an obstacle or use a mobile ladder.
12.2.3 Before supplying gas to an installation, a piped gas undertaking must affix to the building, above any service entrance, a distinctive mark that can be seen at all times.
12.2.4 The piped gas undertaking must notify all users affected by an interruption of service and ensure that the service is restored safely.”.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1; O.C. 1172-2005, s. 3; O.C. 120-2006, s. 7.
2.15. 2.15 Standard CAN/CSA-Z276-01 is amended
(1)  by substituting the following for Clause 1.1:
“ 1.1 This Standard applies to installations intended to store liquefied natural gas regardless of their locations.”;
(2)  by revoking Clause 1.5;
(3)  in Clause 2.1,
(a)  by inserting the following after the definition “Small facility”:
“ Storage: liquefaction, storage, vaporization, transfer or handling.”;
(b)  by substituting the following for the definition “Operating Company”:
“ Operating company: the piped gas undertaking that operates a LNG plant.”;
(4)  in Clause 2.2,
(a)  by substituting the following for the first sentence:
“ The editions and documents incorporated by reference into this Standard are those indicated below except in the cases provided for in section 2.03 of Chapter II of the Construction Code made under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”;
(b)  by replacing “B51-03” by “B51-M1991”;
(c)  by replacing “B149.1-00” by “B149.1-05”;
(d)  by replacing “B149.2-00” by “B149.2-05”;
(e)  by replacing “C22.1-98” by “C22.10-04”; and
(f)  (subparagraph replaced).
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1; O.C. 120-2006, ss. 1 and 8.
DIVISION VIII
PENAL
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
2.16. Any violation of one of the provisions of this Chapter, except for the provisions of Division VI, is an offence.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1.
CHAPTER III
PLUMBING
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5; O.C. 294-2008, s. 1.
DIVISION I
INTERPRETATION
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5; O.C. 294-2008, s. 1.
3.01. In this Chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise, “Code” means the “National Plumbing Code of Canada 2010” (NRCC 53302) and the “Code national de la plomberie – Canada 2010” (CNRC 53302F), published by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, National Research Council of Canada, as well as all subsequent amendments that may be published by that organization.
Despite the foregoing, amendments published after 29 April 2014 apply to construction work only as of the date that is the last day of the sixth month following the month of publication of the French text of the amendments.
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5; O.C. 120-2006, s. 9; O.C. 294-2008, s. 1; O.C. 939-2009, s. 4; O.C. 30-2014, s. 1.
DIVISION II
APPLICATION OF THE NATIONAL PLUMBING CODE
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5; O.C. 294-2008, s. 1.
3.02. Subject to the amendments made by this Chapter, the Code applies to all construction work on a plumbing system in a building to which the Building Act (chapter B-1.1) applies or in a facility intended for use by the public designated in the second paragraph of this section.
For the purposes of section 10 of the Act, tents or exterior inflatable structures to which Chapter I of the Construction Code applies are facilities intended for use by the public and used
(a)  as residential occupancies or care or detention occupancies whose floor area is 100 m2 or more; or
(b)  as assembly occupancies or mercantile occupancies whose floor area exceeds 150 m2 and whose load capacity exceeds 60 persons.
For the purposes of this section, the definitions of plumbing system and building are those provided for in the Code, as adopted by this Chapter. In addition, the definitions of the following terms are those provided for in the National Building Code, as adopted by Chapter I of the Construction Code: tent, inflatable structure, residential occupancy, care or detention facility, floor area, assembly occupancy, mercantile occupancy.
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5; O.C. 294-2008, s. 1; O.C. 30-2014, s. 2.
3.03. Unless otherwise provided for, a reference in this Chapter to a standard or code is a reference to that standard or code as adopted by the chapter of the Construction Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 2) or Safety Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 3) that refers to it.
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5; O.C. 873-2005, s. 1; O.C. 294-2008, s. 1; O.C. 1263-2012, s. 2.
DIVISION III
AMENDMENTS TO THE CODE
O.C. 294-2008, s. 1.
3.04. The Code is amended in Division A
(1)  by replacing Article 1.1.1.1. by the following:
1.1.1.1. Application of the NPC
(1)  The NPC applies to the construction work performed on a plumbing system in every building and facility intended for use by the public as provided in section 3.02 of Chapter III of the Construction Code made pursuant to the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).
(2)  In accordance with the NBC, every building shall, except as provided by Sentence (3), have plumbing facilities.
(3)  If a hot water system is required under the NBC, the facility shall
(a) provide an adequate hot water supply, and
(b) be installed in conformance with this Chapter.”;
(2)  in Article 1.2.1.1., by replacing Clause (b) of Sentence (1) by the following:
“(b) using alternative solutions that will achieve at least the minimum level of performance required by Division B in the areas defined by the objectives and functional statements attributed to the applicable acceptable solutions approved by the Régie du bâtiment in accordance with section 127 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1) (see Appendix A.).”;
(3)  in Sentence (1) of Article 1.4.1.2.,
(a) by inserting the following after the definition of “Combustible”:
Construction Code means the Construction Code made pursuant to the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”;
(b) by inserting “, retention pit” after “sump” in the definition of “Storm building drain”;
(b.1) by replacing the definition of “Storey” by the following:
Storey (as applying to plumbing) means the interval between 2 successive floor levels, including mezzanine floors, or between a floor level and roof that contain at least one plumbing fixture.”;
(c) by replacing the definition of “Potable” by the following:
Potable means water intended for human consumption.”
(d) by replacing the definition of “Suite” by the following:
Suite* means a single room or series of rooms of complementary use, operated under a single tenancy and includes dwelling units, individual guest rooms in motels, hotels, rooming houses, boarding houses, dormitories and single-family dwellings, as well as individual stores and individual or complementary rooms for business and personal services occupancies.”;
(e) by replacing the definition of “Occupancy” by the following:
Occupancy* means the use or intended use of a building or part thereof.”;
(f) by replacing the definition of “Public use” by the following:
Public use (as applying to the classification of plumbing fixtures) means fixtures installed in locations other than those designated as private use.”;
(3.1)  by adding the following objectives at the end of Sentence (1) of Article 2.2.1.1:
OE Environment
An objective of the NPC is to limit the probability that, as a result of the design or installation of the plumbing system, the environment will be exposed to an unacceptable risk.
OE1 Resources
An objective of the NPC is to limit the probability that, as a result of the design or installation of the plumbing system, resources will be used in a manner that will have an unacceptable impact on the environment. The risks of unacceptable impact on the environment due to use of resources addressed in this Code are those caused by
OE1.2 – Excessive use of water”;
(4)  in Article 3.2.1.1., by inserting the following in Sentence (1) after the functional statement “F21 To limit or accommodate dimensional change.”:
F23 To maintain equipment in place during structural movement.”;
(5)  in Article 3.2.1.1., by inserting the following in Sentence (1) after the functional statement “F46 To minimize the risk of contamination of potable water.”:
F60 To control the accumulation and pressure of surface water, groundwater and sewage.
F61 To resist the ingress of precipitation, water or moisture from the exterior or from the ground.”;
(5.1)  in Article 3.2.1.1., by adding the following functional statement at the end of Sentence (1):
F130 To limit the excessive use of water.”;
(6)  in note A-1.4.1.2.(1) of Appendix A, by replacing Figure A-1.4.1.2.(1)-L by the following:
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5; O.C. 294-2008, s. 1; O.C. 939-2009, s. 5; O.C. 30-2014, s. 3.
3.05. The Code is amended in Division B,
(1)  in Table 1.3.1.2. of Article 1.3.1.2.,
(a) by inserting the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ANSI/CSA | ANSI Z21.10.1- | Gas Water Heaters | 2.2.10.13.(1) |
| | 2004/CSA 4.1-2009 | - Volume I, Storage | |
| | | Water Heaters with | |
| | | Input Ratings of | |
| | | 75,000 Btu Per | |
| | | Hour or Less | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| ANSI/CSA | ANSI Z21.10.3- | Gas Water Heaters | 2.2.10.13.(1) |
| | 2011/CSA 4.3-2011 | - Volume III, | |
| | | Storage Water | |
| | | Heaters with Input | |
| | | Ratings Above 75,000 | |
| | | Btu Per Hour, | |
| | | Circulating and | |
| | | Instantaneous | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
before the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ANSI/CSA | ANSI Z21.22- | Relief Valves for | 2.2.10.11.(1) |
| | 1999/CSA 4.4-M99 | Hot Water Supply | |
| | (Addenda 1 and 2) | Systems | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(b) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASME/CSA | ASME A112.18.1- | Plumbing Supply | 2.2.10.6.(1) |
| | 05/CAN/CSA- | Fittings (For | 2.2.10.7.(1) |
| | B125.1-05 | Plumbing Fixture and | |
| | | Water-Connected | |
| | | Receptors) | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
by the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASME | A112.1.2-2004 | Air Gaps in | 2.2.10.22.(1) |
| | | Plumbing Systems | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| ASME | A112.3.1-2007 | Stainless Steel | 2.2.6.10.(3) |
| | | Drainage Systems | |
| | | for Sanitary DWV, | |
| | | Storm, and Vacuum | |
| | | Applications, | |
| | | Above and Below- | |
| | | Ground | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| ASME | A112.6.3-2001 | Floor and Trench | 2.2.10.19.(2) |
| | | Drains | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| ASME | A112.6.4-2003 | Roof, Deck, and | 2.2.10.20.(1) |
| | | Balcony Drains | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| ASME/CSA | ASME A112.18.1- | Plumbing Supply | 2.2.10.6.(1) |
| | 05/CAN/CSA- | Fittings | 2.2.10.7.(1) |
| | B125.1-05 | | 2.2.10.7.(4) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(c) by inserting the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASME | B16.11-2009 | Forged Fittings, | 2.2.6.10.(2) |
| | | Socket-Welding and | |
| | | Threaded | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASME | B16.4-2006 | Gray Iron Threaded | 2.2.6.5.(1) |
| | | Fittings, Classes | |
| | | 125 and 250 | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(d) by inserting the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASSE | 1072-2007 | Performance | 2.2.10.24.(1) |
| | | Requirements for | |
| | | Barrier Type Floor | |
| | | Drain Trap Seal | |
| | | Protection Devices | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASSE | 1051-2009 | Individual and | 2.2.10.16.(1) |
| | | Branch Type Air | |
| | | Admittance Valves | |
| | | for Sanitary | |
| | | Drainage Systems | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(e) by inserting the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASTM | A 312/A 312M-09 | Standard | 2.2.6.10.(1) |
| | | Specification for | |
| | | Seamless, Welded, | |
| | | and Heavily Cold | |
| | | Worked Austenitic | |
| | | Stainless Steel Pipes | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASTM | A 53/A 53M-07 | Pipe, Steel, Black | 2.2.6.7.(4) |
| | | and Hot-Dipped, | |
| | | Zinc-Coated, | |
| | | Welded and | |
| | | Seamless | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(f) by inserting the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASTM | A 778-01(2009)e1 | Standard | 2.2.6.10.(1) |
| | | Specification for | |
| | | Welded, | |
| | | Unannealed | |
| | | Austenitic Stainless | |
| | | Steel Tubular | |
| | | Products | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASTM | A 518/A 518M-99 | Corrosion-Resistant | 2.2.8.1.(1) |
| | | High-Silicon Iron | |
| | | Castings | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(g) by inserting the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| BNQ | NQ 2622-126-2009 | Reinforced | 2.2.5.3.(1) |
| | | Concrete and | |
| | | Unreinforced | |
| | | Concrete Pipes and | |
| | | Monolithic Lateral | |
| | | Connections for | |
| | | Evacuation of | |
| | | Domestic | |
| | | Wastewater and | |
| | | Storm Water | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| BNQ | NQ 3623-085-2002 | Ductile-Iron Pipe | 2.2.6.4.(1) |
| | | for Water Pressure | |
| | | Piping Systems - | |
| | | Characteristics and | |
| | | Test Methods | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| BNQ | NQ 3624-027-2000 | Tuyaux et raccords | 2.2.5.5.(1) |
| | (Modificatif N° | en polyéthylène | |
| | 1/03) | (PE) - Tuyaux pour | |
| | | le transport des | |
| | | liquides sous | |
| | | pression - | |
| | | Caractéristiques et | |
| | | méthodes d’essais | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| BNQ | NQ 3624-120-2006 | Polyethylene (PE) | 2.2.5.10.(1) |
| | | Pipe and Fittings - | |
| | | Smooth Inside Wall | |
| | | Open Profile Pipes | |
| | | for Storm Sewer and | |
| | | Soil Drainage - | |
| | | Characteristics and | |
| | | Test Methods | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| BNQ | NQ 3624-130-1997 | Unplasticized | 2.2.5.10.(1) |
| | (Amendment No. | Poly(Vinyl | |
| | 1/90) (Amendment | Chloride) (PVC) | |
| | No. 2/01) | Rigid Pipe and | |
| | | Fittings, 150 mm in | |
| | | Diameter or Smaller, | |
| | | for Underground | |
| | | Sewage | |
| | | Applications | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| BNQ | NQ 3624-135-2000 | Unplasticized | 2.2.5.10.(1) |
| | | Poly(Vinyl | |
| | | Chloride) [PVC-U] | |
| | | Pipe and Fittings - | |
| | | Pipes of 200 mm to | |
| | | 600 mm in | |
| | | Diameter for | |
| | | Underground | |
| | | Sewage and Soil | |
| | | Drainage - | |
| | | Characteristics and | |
| | | Test Methods | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| BNQ | NQ 3624-250-2000 | Unplasticized | 2.2.5.8.(1) |
| | | Poly(Vinyl | |
| | | Chloride) [PVC-U] | |
| | | Pipe and Fittings - | |
| | | Rigid Pipe for | |
| | | Pressurized | |
| | | Water Supply and | |
| | | Distribution - | |
| | | Characteristics | |
| | | and Test Methods | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| BNQ | NQ 3632-670-2005 | Backwater Valves | 2.2.10.18.(1) |
| | | and Check Valves | |
| | | Made of Cast Iron | |
| | | or Thermoplastique | |
| | | Used in Drainage | |
| | | Systems - | |
| | | Characteristics and | |
| | | Test Methods | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| AWWA | ANSI/AWWA | Ductile-Iron Pipe, | 2.2.6.4.(1) |
| | C151/A21.51-2002 | Centrifugally Cast, | |
| | | for Water | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(h) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CCBFC | NRCC 53301 | National Building | 1.1.1.1.(3) (3) |
| | | Code - Canada | 1.4.1.2.(1) (3) |
| | | 2010 | 2.1.3.1.(1) |
| | | | 2.2.5.12(2) |
| | | | 2.2.5.12.(3) |
| | | | 2.2.6.7.(3) |
| | | | 2.4.3.1.(1) |
| | | | 2.4.10.4.(1) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
by the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CCBFC | NRCC 53301 | National Building | 1.1.1.1.(2) (4) |
| | | Code of Canada 2010 | 1.1.1.1.(3) (4) |
| | | | 1.4.1.2.(1) (4) |
| | | | 2.1.3.1.(1) |
| | | | 2.1.4.1.(1) |
| | | | 2.2.5.12.(2) |
| | | | 2.2.5.12.(3) |
| | | | 2.2.6.7.(3) |
| | | | 2.4.3.1.(1) |
| | | | 2.4.10.4.(1) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(i) by inserting the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B45.8- | Terrazzo Plumbing | 2.2.2.2.(10) |
| | 02 | Fixtures | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B45.5- | Plastic Plumbing | 2.2.2.2.(6) |
| | 02 | Fixtures | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(j) by inserting the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B45.11- | Glass Plumbing | 2.2.2.2.(9) |
| | 04 | Fixtures | |
| | | | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B45.10- | Hydromassage | 2.2.2.2.(7) |
| | 01 | Bathtubs | |
| | | | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(j.1) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B64.4-07 | Reduced pressure | 2.10.10.(1) |
| | | Principle (RP) | |
| | | Backflow Preventers | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
by the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B64.4-07 | Reduced pressure | 2.10.10.(1) |
| | | Principle (RP) | 2.6.2.4.(2) |
| | | Backflow Preventers | 2.6.2.4.(4) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
(j.2) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B64.5-07 | Double Check Valve | 2.10.10.(1) |
| | | (DCVA) Backflow | |
| | | Prenventers | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
by the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B64.5-07 | Double Check Valve | 2.10.10.(1) |
| | | (DCVA) Backflow | 2.6.2.4.(2) |
| | | Prenventers | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
(j.3) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B64.6-07 | Dual Check valve (DuC)| 2.2.10.10.(1) |
| | | Backflow Preventers | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
by the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B64.6-07 | Dual Check valve (DuC)| 2.2.10.10.(1) |
| | | Backflow Preventers | 2.6.2.4.(2) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
(j.4) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | B64.10.07 | Selection and | 2.6.2.1.(3) |
| | | Installation of | |
| | | Backflow Preventers | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
by the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | B64.10.07 | Selection and | 2.6.2.1.(3) |
| | | Installation of | 2.6.2.1.(4) |
| | | Backflow Preventers | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
(k) by inserting the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | B64.10.1-07 | Selection and | 2.6.2.1.(4) |
| | | Installation of | |
| | | Backflow | |
| | | Preventers/ | |
| | | Maintenance and | |
| | | Field Testing of | |
| | | Backflow | |
| | | Preventers | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | B64.10-07 | Selection and | 2.6.2.1.(3) |
| | | Installation of | |
| | | Backflow | |
| | | Preventers | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(l) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | B70-06 | Cast Iron Soil Pipe, | 2.2.6.1.(1) |
| | | Fittings, and Means | 2.4.6.4.(2) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
by the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | B70-06 | Cast Iron Soil Pipe, | 2.2.6.1.(1) |
| | | Fittings, and Means | 2.2.10.18.(1) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| CSA | B79-08 | Floor Drains, Area | 2.2.10.19.(1) |
| | | Drains, Shower | |
| | | Drains, and | |
| | | Cleanouts in | |
| | | Residential | |
| | | Construction | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(l.1) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | B125.3-05 | Plumbing Fittings | 2.2.10.6.(1) |
| | | | 2.2.10.7.(2) |
| | | | 2.2.10.10.(2) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
by the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | B125.3-05 | Plumbing Fittings | 2.2.10.6.(1) |
| | | | 2.2.10.7.(2) |
| | | | 2.2.10.7.(3) |
| | | | 2.2.10.7.(5) |
| | | | 2.2.10.10.(2) |
| | | | 2.2.10.21.(1) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
(m) by inserting the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | B140.12-03 | Oil-Burning | 2.2.10.13.(1) |
| | (R2008) | Equipment: Service | |
| | | Water Heaters for | |
| | | Domestic Hot | |
| | | Water, Space | |
| | | Heating, and | |
| | | Swimming Pools | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA- | Polypropylene (PPR) | 2.2.5.15.(1) |
| | B137.11-05 | Pipe and Fittings | |
| | | for Pressure | |
| | | Applications | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(m.1) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B181.1-06 | Acrylonitrile- | 2.2.5.10.(1) |
| | | Butadiene-Styrene | 2.2.5.11.(1) |
| | | (ABS) Drain, Waste, | 2.2.5.12.(1) |
| | | and Vent Pipe and | |
| | | Pipe Fittings | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
by the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B181.1-06 | Acrylonitrile- | 2.2.5.10.(1) |
| | | Butadiene-Styrene | 2.2.5.11.(1) |
| | | (ABS) Drain, Waste, | 2.2.5.12.(1) |
| | | and Vent Pipe and | 2.2.10.18.(1) |
| | | Pipe Fittings | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
(m.2) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B181.2-06 | Polyvinylchloride | 2.2.5.10.(1) |
| | | (PVC) and Chlorinated | 2.2.5.11.(1) |
| | | Polyvinylchloride | 2.2.5.12.(1) |
| | | (CPVC) Drain, Waste, | |
| | | and Vent Pipe and | |
| | | Pipe Fittings | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
by the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B181.2-06 | Polyvinylchloride | 2.2.5.10.(1) |
| | | (PVC) and Chlorinated | 2.2.5.11.(1) |
| | | Polyvinylchloride | 2.2.5.12.(1) |
| | | (CPVC) Drain, Waste, | 2.2.10.18.(1) |
| | | and Vent Pipe and | |
| | | Pipe Fittings | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
(m.3) by replacing the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B182.1-06 | Plastic Drain and | 2.2.5.10.(1) |
| | | Sewer Pipe and Pipe | |
| | | Fittings | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
by the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B182.1-06 | Plastic Drain and | 2.2.5.10.(1) |
| | | Sewer Pipe and Pipe | 2.2.10.18.(1) |
| | | Fittings | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
(n) by inserting the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B481 | Grease Interceptors | 2.2.3.2.(3) |
| | Series-07 | | 2.4.4.3.(1) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B483.1- | Drinking Water | 2.2.10.17.(1) |
| | 07 | Treatment Systems | 2.2.10.17.(2) |
| | | | 2.2.10.17.(3) |
| | | | 2.2.10.17.(4) |
| | | | 2.2.10.17.(5) |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-C22.2 | Construction and | 2.2.10.13.(1) |
| | 110-94 (R2009) | Test of Electric | |
| | | Storage-Tank Water | |
| | | Heaters | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-B602-05 | Mechanical | 2.2.10.4.(2) |
| | | Couplings for | |
| | | Drain, Waste, and | |
| | | Vent Pipe and | |
| | | Sewer Pipe | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(o) by replacing the references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-F379.1- | Solar Domestic | 2.2.10.13.(1) |
| | 88 | Hot Water Systems | |
| | | (Liquid to | |
| | | Liquid Heat Transfer) | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-F383-87 | Installation Code | 2.6.1.8.(1) |
| | | for Solar Domestic | |
| | | Hot Water Systems | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
by the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-F379.1- | Packaged Solar | 2.2.10.13.(1) |
| | 09 | Domestic Hot | |
| | | Water Systems | |
| | | (Liquid-to-Liquid | |
| | | Heat Transfer) | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-F383-08 | Installation of | 2.6.1.8.(1) |
| | | Packaged Solar | |
| | | Domestic Hot | |
| | | Water Systems | |
| | | | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(p) by inserting the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ISO | ISO 11143-2008 | Amalgam | 2.2.3.2.(4) |
| | | Separators | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| MSS | SP-58-2009 | Pipe Hangers and | 2.2.10.23.(1) |
| | | Supports - | |
| | | Materials, Design, | |
| | | Manufacture, | |
| | | Selection, | |
| | | Application and | |
| | | Installation | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA-G401-07 | Corrugated Steel | 2.2.6.8.(1) |
| | | Pipe Products | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(q) by inserting the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| NSF | NSF/ANSI 53-2009 | Drinking Water | 2.2.10.17.(4) |
| | | Treatment Units - | |
| | | Health Effects | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| NSF | NSF/ANSI 55-2009 | Ultraviolet | 2.2.10.17.(1) |
| | | Microbiological | |
| | | Water Treatment | |
| | | Systems | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| NSF | NSF/ANSI 62-2009 | Drinking Water | 2.2.10.17.(3) |
| | | Distillation Systems | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| NFPA | 13D-2007 | Installation of | 2.6.3.1.(3) |
| | | Sprinkler Systems | |
| | | in One- and Two- | |
| | | Family Dwellings | |
| | | and Manufactured | |
| | | Homes | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(2)  in Article 1.3.2.1
(a) by replacing “8614 Catalpa Avenue, suite 1007, Chicago, Illinois 60656-1116” in “ASPE…American Society of Plumbing Engineers (8614 Catalpa Avenue, Suite 1007, Chicago, Illinois 60656-1116 U.S.A.; www.aspe.org)” by “6400 Shafer Ct., Suite 350, Rosemont, IL 60018-4914”;
(b) by inserting the following after “AWWA…American Water Works Association (6666 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80235 U.S.A.; www.awwa.org)”:
“BNQ...Bureau de normalisation du Québec (333, rue Franquet, Québec, Québec G1P 4C7; www.bnq.qc.ca)”;
(c) by replacing “NBC… National Building Code of Canada 2005 (see CCBFC)” by the following:
NBC... National Building Code of Canada within the meaning of section 1.01 of Chapter I of the Construction Code, as amended by this Chapter”;
(d) by inserting the following after “CSA...CSA Group (5060 Spectrum Way, Suite 100, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 5N6; www.csagroup.ca)”:
ISO...“International Organization for Standardization (1, ch. de la Voie-Creuse, CP 56 - CH-1211, Geneva 20, Switzerland; www.iso.org) ”;
MSS...“Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry (127 Park Street, N.E., Vienna, Virginia 22180 U.S.A.; www.mss-hq.com)”;
(e) by inserting the following after “NPC... National Plumbing Code of Canada 2005 (see CCBFC)” and “NRC-NRCC… National Research Council of Canada (Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6; www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca)” respectively:
“NQ... Québec standard” and;
“NSF...NSF International (PO Box 130140, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113-0140, U.S.A.; www.nsf.com)”;
(3)  (paragraph revoked);
(4)  by adding the following after Subsection 2.1.3.:
“2.1.4. Structural Movement
2.1.4.1. Structural Movement
(1) Plumbing systems of buildings subject to Chapter I of the Construction Code and to which Part 4 of Division B of the NBC applies shall be designed and installed to accommodate the maximum relative structural movement provided for in the construction of the building. (See Article 4.1.3.5., Subsection 4.1.8., Sentence 4.1.3.3.(2) and Appendix Note A-6.2.1.3. of Division B of the NBC for information on the types of structural movements that may be encountered.)”;
(4.1)  in Article 2.2.2.2., by adding the following after Sentence (8):
(9) Every glass lavatory must conform to CAN/CSA-B45.11, Glass Plumbing Fixtures:
(10) Every terrazzo plumbing fixture must conform to CAN/CSA-B45.8, Terrazzo Plumbing Fixtures.”;
(5)  in Article 2.2.3.1.,
(1) by replacing Sentence (1) by the following:
(1) Subject to Sentence 2.4.5.1.(5), every trap shall
(a) have a trap seal depth of not less than 50 mm,
(b) be so designed that failure of the seal walls will cause exterior leakage,
(c) have a water seal that does not depend on the action of moving parts, and
(d) subject to Sentence 2.4.3.7.(2), have a constant semi-circular curvature.
(See Appendix A.)
(2) by striking out Sentence (2);
(3) by adding the following after Sentence (5):
(6) A deep trap seal must be a minimum of 100 mm.”;”;
(6)  by adding the following after Sentence (2) in Article 2.2.3.2.:
(3) Every grease interceptor must conform to CAN/CSA-B481 Series, Grease Interceptors.
(4) Every amalgam separator must conform to ISO 11143, Amalgam Separators.”;”;
(6.1)  in Article 2.2.4.2., by replacing Sentence (1) by the following:
(1) Subject to Article 2.4.3.7., a single or double sanitary T fitting shall not be used in a nominally horizontal pipe, except that a single sanitary T fitting may be used to connect a vent pipe.”;”;
(6.2)  by adding “The prohibition also applies to any combination of 45 ° elbows displaying the same characteristics.” at the end of Sentence (1) of Article 2.2.4.3.;”;
(7)  in Article 2.2.5.3., by inserting the following after Clause (b) of Sentence (1):
“(c) NQ 2622-126, Reinforced Concrete and Unreinforced Concrete Pipes and Monolithic Lateral Connection for Evacuation of Domestic Wastewater and Storm Water.”;
(8)  in Article 2.2.5.5., by replacing Sentence (1) by the following:
“(1) Polyethylene water pipe, tubing, and fittings must conform to Series 160 of
(a) CAN/CSA-B137.1, Polyethylene (PE) Pipe, Tubing, and Fittings for Cold-Water Pressure Services, or
(b) NQ 3624-027, Tuyaux et raccords en polyéthylène (PE) – Tuyaux pour le transport des liquides sous pression – Caractéristiques et méthodes d’essais.”;”;
(9)  in Article 2.2.5.8., by replacing Clause (a) of Sentence (1) by the following:
“(a) conform to
(i) CAN/CSA-B137.3, Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipe and Fittings for Pressure Applications, or
(ii) NQ 3624-250, Unplasticized Poly(Vinyl Chloride) [PVC-U] Pipe and Fittings - Rigid Pipe for Pressurized Water Supply and Distribution - Characteristics and Test Methods, and”;
(10)  in Article 2.2.5.10.,
(a) by striking out “or” at the end of Clause (f) of Sentence (1);
(b) by adding the following after Clause (g) of Sentence (1):
“(h) NQ 3624-120, Polyethylene (PE) Pipe and Fittings - Smooth Inside Wall Open Profile Pipes for Storm Sewer and Soil Drainage - Characteristics and Test Methods,
(i) NQ 3624-130, Unplasticized Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Rigid Pipe and Fittings, 150 mm in Diameter or Smaller, for Underground Sewage Applications, or
(j) NQ 3624-135, Unplasticized Poly(Vinyl Chloride) [PVC-U] Pipe and Fittings - Pipes of 200 mm to 600 mm in Diameter for Underground Sewage and Soil Drainage - Characteristics and Test - Methods.”;”;
(11)  (paragraph revoked);
(12)  in Article 2.2.6.4., by replacing Sentence (1) by the following:
“(1) Cast-iron water pipes shall conform to
(a) ANSI/AWWAC151/A21.51, Ductile-Iron Pipe, Centrifugally Cast, for Water, or
(b) NQ 3623-085, Ductile-Iron Pipes for Water Pressure Piping Systems - Characteristics and Test Methods.”;
(12.1)  in Article 2.2.6.7.,
(a) by replacing, “Sentences (2) and (3)” in Sentence (1) by “Sentence (2)”;
(b) by striking out Sentence (3);”;
(13)  by adding the following after Article 2.2.6.9.:
2.2.6.10. Stainless Steel Pipes
(1) In water distribution systems, stainless steel pipes must be of the 304, 304L, 316 or 316L type and conform to
(a) ASTM-A312/A312M, Standard Specification for Seamless, Welded, and Heavily Cold Worked Austenitic Stainless Steel Pipes, or
(b) ASTM-A778, Standard Specification for Welded, Unannealed Austenitic Stainless Steel Tubular Products.
(2) In water distribution systems, fittings must be of the 304, 304L, 316 or 316L type and conform to ASME B16.11, Forged Fittings, Socket-Welding and Threaded.
(3) In a drainage system, stainless steel pipes and fittings must be of the 316L type, or of the 304 type if installed above ground, and conform to ASME A112.3.1, Stainless Steel Drainage Systems for Sanitary DWV, Storm, and Vacuum Applications, Above and Below-Ground.”;
(14)  (paragraph revoked);
(15)  in Article 2.2.10.5., by inserting “, except at the point of connection to a standpipe system” after “water systems” in Sentence (1);
(15.1)  by replacing Article 2.2.10.7. by the following:
2.2.10.7. Water Temperature Control
(see Appendix A)
(1)  Except as provided in Sentences (2) to (4), valves supplying shower heads or bathtubs must be of the pressure-balanced, thermostatic, or combination pressure-balanced/thermostatic type and conform to ASME A112.18.1/CSA B125.1, Plumbing Supply Fittings.
(2)  Valves supplying only bathtubs need not be of one of the types referred to in Sentence (1) if the hot water supply is controlled by a thermostatic-mixing valve or an automatic temperature-limiting device conforming to CSA B125.3, Plumbing Fittings.
(3)  Valves supplying only shower heads need not be of one of the types referred to in Sentence (1) if the water supply is controlled by an automatic compensating valve conforming to CSA B125.3, Plumbing Fittings.
(4)  Except as provided in Sentence (5), valves supplying shower heads or bathtubs of a care occupancy or private seniors’ residence within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2) must be of the thermostatic or combination pressure-balanced/thermostatic type and conform to ASME A112.18.1/CSA B125.1, Plumbing Supply Fittings. For the purposes of this Article, “care occupancy” means a building or part of a building housing persons who, because of their physical or mental state, need medical care or treatment.
(5)  Valves supplying only bathtubs of a care occupancy or private seniors’ residence need not be of one of the types referred to in Sentence (4) if the hot water supply is controlled by a thermostatic-mixing valve or an automatic temperature-limiting device installed within the limits of a bathroom and conforming to CSA B125.3, Plumbing Fittings.
(6)  Valves, mixing valves and limiting devices covered by Sentences (1) to (3) must be adjusted to provide a water outlet temperature that does not exceed 49 °C. Those covered by Sentences (4) and (5) must be adjusted to provide a water outlet temperature that does not exceed 43 °C.”
(16)  in Article 2.2.10.13.,
(a) by striking out “Solar Domestic” in the title;
(b) by replacing Sentence (1) by the following:
“(1) Service water heaters must conform to
(a) ANSI Z21.10.1/CSA 4.1, Gas Water Heaters - Volume I, Storage Water Heaters With Input Ratings of 75,000 Btu Per Hour or Less,
(b) ANSI Z21.10.3/CSA 4.3, Gas Water Heaters - Volume III, Storage Water Heaters With Input Ratings Above 75,000 Btu Per Hour, Circulating and Instantaneous,
(c) CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 110, Construction and Test of Electric Storage-Tank Water Heaters,
(d) CSA B140.12, Oil-Burning Equipment: Service Water Heaters for Domestic Hot Water, Space Heating, and Swimming Pools, or
(e) CAN/CSA-F379.1, Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems (Liquid to Liquid Heat Transfer).”;”;
(17)  by adding the following after Article 2.2.10.16.:
“2.2.10.17. Potable Water Treatment Unit
(1) Potable water disinfection units using ultraviolet designed to meet the requirements of the Regulation respecting the quality of drinking water, (chapter Q-2, r. 40), shall conform to one of the following standards:
(a) NSF/ANSI 55, Ultraviolet Microbiological Water Treatment Systems, or
(b) CAN/CSA B483.1, Drinking Water Treatment Systems, if they are designed to be installed at the point of use.
(2) Reverse osmosis potable water treatment systems installed at the point of use and designed to meet the requirements of the Regulation respecting the quality of drinking water shall conform to CAN/CSA B483.1, Drinking Water Treatment Systems.
(3) Potable water distillation systems designed to meet the requirements of the Regulation respecting the quality of drinking water shall conform to one of the following standards:
(a) NSF/ANSI 62, Drinking Water Distillation Systems; or
(b) CAN/CSA B483.1, Drinking Water Treatment Systems, if they are designed to be installed at the point of use.
(4) Potable water treatment units not referred to in Sentences (1) to (3) and designed to meet the requirements of the Regulation respecting the quality of drinking water shall conform to one of the following standards:
(a) NSF/ANSI 53, Drinking Water Treatment Units - Health Effects, or
(b) CAN/CSA B483.1, Drinking Water Treatment Systems, if they are designed to be installed at the point of use.
(5) Potable water treatment units not referred to in Sentences (1) to (4) shall conform to CAN/CSA B483.1, Drinking Water Treatment Systems.”;
2.2.10.18. Backwater Valves
(1) Backwater valves shall conform to
(a) CSA B70, Cast Iron Soil Pipe, Fittings, and Means of Joining,
(b) CAN/CSA-B181.1, Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe and Pipe Fittings,
(c) CAN/CSA-B181.2, Polyvinylchloride (PVC) and Chlorinated Polyvinylchloride (CPVC) Drain, Waste, and Vent Pipe and Pipe Fittings,
(d) CAN/CSA-B182.1, Plastic Drain and Sewer Pipe and Pipe Fittings, or
(e) NQ 3632-670, Backwater Valves and Check Valves Made of Cast Iron or Thermoplastic Used in Drainage Systems Characteristics and Test Methods.
2.2.10.19. Floor Drains and Shower Drains
(1) Floor drains, including emergency floor drains, and shower drains installed in an individual house shall conform to CSA B79, Floor Drains, Area Drains, Shower Drains, and Cleanouts in Residential Construction.
(2) Floor drains, including emergency floor drains, and shower drains installed in an occupancy other than an individual house shall conform to ASME A112.6.3, Floor and Trench Drains.
2.2.10.20. Roof Drains
(1) Roof drains shall conform to ASME A112.6.4, Roof, Deck, and Balcony Drains.
2.2.10.21. Trap Seal Primer Devices
(1) Trap seal primer devices shall conform to CSA B125.3, Plumbing Fittings.
2.2.10.22. Air Gaps
(1) Prefabricated air gaps shall conform to ASME A112.1.2, Air Gaps in Plumbing Systems (For Plumbing Fixtures and Water-Connected Receptors).
2.2.10.23. Pipe Hangers and Supports
(1) Prefabricated pipe hangers and supports shall conform to MSS SP-58, Pipe Hangers and Supports – Materials, Design, Manufacture, Selection, Application, and Installation.”;
2.2.10.24 Floor Drain Trap Seals
(1) Floor drain trap seals used to maintain trap seal depth must be certified in accordance with ASSE 1072, Performance Requirements for Barrier Type Floor Drain Trap Seal Protection Devices.
(18)  (paragraph revoked);
(18.1)  by replacing “à l’intérieur d’un bâtiment” in Sentence (2) of Article 2.3.3.12. of the French text by “sous un bâtiment”;
(19)  by replacing Sentence (3) of Article 2.3.4.1. by the following:
(3) Every wall-mounted fixture and every valve must be supported so that no strain is transmitted to the piping.
(19.1)  by replacing “a water pressure test or an air pressure test” in Sentence (1) of Article 2.3.6.1. by “a water pressure test, smoke pressure test or air pressure test”;
(19.2)  by inserting “, smoke test” after “air pressure test” in Sentence (1) of Articles 2.3.6.2. and 2.3.6.3.;
(19.3)  by adding the following after Article 2.3.6.7.:
“2.3.6.8. Smoke Tests
(1) Where a smoke test is made
(a) smoke from smoke-generating machines must be forced into the system, and
(b) a pressure equivalent to a 25 mm water column must be maintained for 15 min without the addition of more smoke.”;
(20)  in Article 2.4.2.1.,
(a) by striking out “and  at the end of Clause (d) and “or  at the end of Subclause (v) of Clause (e) of Sentence (1);
(b) by inserting the following after Subclause (vi) of Clause (e) of Sentence (1):
“(vii) a drain or overflow from a swimming or wading pool and deck floor drains,
(viii) a drain from an ice machine;
(ix) a drain from a heating, air-conditioning or ventilation system;
(c) by replacing Sentence (2) by the following:
“(2) Where the upper vertical part of an offset soil-or-waste stack receives water from fixtures from more than one storey, a connection in that offset soil-or-waste stack shall not be less than
(a) 1.5 m downstream from the base of the upper section of the soil-or-waste stack or from another connection receiving sewage from another soil-or-waste stack connected to the offset, and
(b) 600 mm higher or lower than the nominally horizontal offset in the upper or lower vertical section of an offset soil-or-waste stack.
(See Appendix A.)”;
(d) by replacing Sentences (4) and (5) by the following:
(4) Every connection at the bottom of a soil-or-waste stack must be more than
(a) 1.5 m in a building drain or a branch receiving sewage from the soil-or-waste stack, and
(b) 600 mm from the top of the building drain or branch to which the soil-or-waste stack is connected.
(See Appendix A.)
(5) Every trap arm of a bathtub, shower, bidet, floor drain or service sink installed on the floor must have a nominally horizontal part not less than 450 mm in developed length. The developed length of the trap arm of a floor drain must be increased to 1.5 m if it is connected not more than 3 m downstream from the bottom of a soil-or-waste stack or a leader.
(See Appendix A.)
(6) Where a change of direction greater than 45 ° occurs in a soil-or-waste pipe that serves more than one clothes washer or domestic kitchen sink, and in which pressure zones are created by detergent suds, no soil-or-waste pipe must serve for connecting other soil-or-waste pipe over a length not less than
(a) 40 times the size of the soil-or-waste pipe or 2.44 m maximum vertical, whichever is less, before changing direction, and
(b) 10 times the size of the nominally horizontal soil-or-waste pipe after changing direction.
(See Appendix A.)
(7) Where a vent pipe is connected into the suds pressure zone referred to in Sentence (6), no other vent pipe must be connected to that vent pipe within the height of the suds pressure zone.
(See Appendix A.);
(20.1)  in Article 2.4.2.3.,
(a) by striking out “and” at the end of Clause (a) of Sentence (1);
(b) by replacing “air break” in Clause (b) of Sentence (1) by “air break, and”;
(c) by inserting the following after Clause (b) of Sentence (1):
“(c) is located in the same room or suite.”;
(d) by striking out “and” at the end of Clause (a) of Sentence (2);
(e) by replacing “(see A-2.4.2.1.(1)(a)(ii) and (e)(vi)) in Appendix A).” in Clause (b) of Sentence (2) by “(see A-2.4.2.1.(1)(a)(ii) and (e)(vi)) in Appendix A), and”;
(f) by inserting the following after Clause (b) of Sentence (2):
“(c) is located in the same room or suite.”;
(g) by replacing “2.4.2.1.(1)(e)(iii) to (vi)” in Sentence (3) by “2.4.2.1.(1)(e)(iii) to (ix)”;
(h) by striking out “and” at the end of Clause (a) of Sentence (3);
(i) by replacing “are connected to it.” in Clause (b) of Sentence (3) by “are connected to it, and”;
(j) by inserting the following after Clause (b) of Sentence (3):
“(c) is located in the same room or suite.”;
(20.2)  in Article 2.4.3.5., by adding the following after Sentence (1):
(2) The number and type of fixtures that may be part of macerating toilet systems must comply with the manufacturer’s recommendations of those systems.”;
(20.3)  in Article 2.4.3.6., by replacing “that connects the sump well to the drainage system” in Clause (b) of Sentence (1) by “that connects the pit to the sump well”;
(21)  by adding the following after Article 2.4.3.6.:
“2.4.3.7. Retention Pit (See Appendix A.)
(1) A retention pit must be made in one piece, be leakproof and smooth inside. Its length shall not be less than 600 mm and its minimum width shall not be less than 450 mm, the length being taken in the direction of its fixture drain. A round retention pit shall be not less than 600 mm in size.
(2) The fixture drain of the retention pit shall be not less than 3 inches in size and be protected by a reversed sanitary T fitting with a cleanout at the end or by a running trap with cleanout. The fixture drain shall be 4 inches in size if the retention pit receives storm water. Despite the foregoing, for a single-family house, the fixture drain may be 3 inches in size.
(3) A reversed sanitary T fitting shall be located inside the retention pit and the running trap may be located inside or outside the retention pit. In the last case, the trap cleanout shall be extended to the floor level. The retention pit must have a running trap where it is connected to an oil interceptor.
(4) The lower end of the reversed sanitary T fitting shall be placed 200 mm or more from the bottom of the retention pit. For a running trap, the upper end of the trap shall be placed not less than 300 mm from the bottom of the retention pit.
(5) The retention pit shall be covered, at the floor or ground level, by a cast iron or steel cover not less than 6 mm thick or any other material conforming to the Code.
(6) The fixture drain of a retention pit exposed to frost shall have a trap inside the building, unless it drains into another retention pit that is not exposed.
(7) The fixture drain of a retention pit shall be directly connected to the drainage system and drain into it by gravity or in the manner described in Article 2.4.6.3.
(8) The invert of a discharge pipe connected to a retention pit shall be higher than the crown of the fixture drain.
(9) A retention pit must have a fixture drain 3 inches in size for a draining area not more than 370 m2. For a fixture drain more than 3 inches in size, the drained area may be increased by 280 m2 per additional inch.
(10) A check valve is permitted to be installed inside a retention pit provided it is extended by a length equal to the length of the valve.
(11) The requirements relating to the fall and ventilation of trap arms do not apply to the fixture drain serving a retention pit.”;
(12) Retention pits to which a subsoil drainage pipe is connected must have
(a) an air-tight cover, and
(b) a vent pipe at least 11/2 inches in size if the content of the retention pit is pumped.
(21.1)  in Article 2.4.4.1., by adding the following after Sentence (1):
(2) Every beauty parlour lavatory must be equipped with a hair interceptor.
(3) Every fixture that can receive dental amalgam waste must have an amalgam interceptor.”;
(21.2)  in Article 2.4.4.3., by inserting “and its choice must be made according to CAN/CSA-B481 Series, “Grease Interceptors”” before “(See Appendix A.)” in Sentence (1);
(21.3)  in Article 2.4.4.4., by replacing Sentence (1) by the following:
(1) Where a fixture or equipment discharges corrosive or acid waste, it must discharge into a neutralizing or dilution tank that is connected to the sanitary drainage system through a trap. (See Appendix A.)”;”;
(22)  by replacing Article 2.4.5.3. by the following:
“2.4.5.3. Connection of Subsoil Drainage Pipe to a Drainage System
(1) Where a subsoil drainage pipe is connected to a drainage system, the connection shall be made on the upstream side of a trap with a cleanout, a trapped sump or a retention pit. (See Appendix A.)”;
(23)  in Article 2.4.5.4., by adding the following after Sentence (1):
“(2) No sanitary drainage system or combined building drain shall have a building trap.”;
(24)  by replacing Article 2.4.5.5. by the following:
2.4.5.5. Trap seals
(1) Provision must be made for maintaining the trap seal of a floor drain by
(a) the use of a trap seal primer,
(b) using the drain as a receptacle for an indirectly connected drinking fountain,
(c) using a floor drain trap seal, or
(d) other equally effective means.
(See Appendix A.)
(2) Water from the trap seal of a floor drain in a dwelling unit need not be maintained by a trap seal primer.
(See Appendix A.)”.”;
(24.1)  by adding the following after Sentence (7) of Article 2.4.6.3.:
(8) Every sump or receiving tank to which a subsoil drainage pipe is connected must have
(a) an air tight cover, and
(b) a vent pipe at least 11/2 inches in size if the sump or tank is pumped.”.”;
(25)  in Article 2.4.6.4.,
(1) by replacing Sentences (2) and (3) by the following:
“(2) A backwater valve may be installed in a building drain provided that
(a) it is a “normally open” design, and
(b) it does not serve more than one dwelling unit.
(3) Subject to Sentences (4) and (5), where a fixture, a retention pit, a sump or running trap is located below the level of the adjoining street, a gate valve or a backwater valve must be installed on every drain connected to a building drain or a branch.”;
(2) by striking out Sentence (6);”;
(26)  by striking out Article 2.4.6.5.;
(26.1)  in Article 2.4.7.1., by adding the following after Sentence (9):
“(10) In a separate system, a storm building drain must be located to the left of the sanitary building drain, towards the street, from the building.”;
(26.2)  in Article 2.4.10.4., by replacing Sentence (4) by the following:
“(4) Where the height of the parapet is more than 150 mm or exceeds the height of the adjacent wall flashing, emergency roof overflows or scuppers described in Clause (2)(c) shall be provided.”;”;
(27)  in Article 2.5.2.1.,
(a) by replacing “Table 2.5.2.1.” in Clause (a) of Sentence (1) by “Article 2.5.8.1.”;
(b) by replacing Clause (d) of Sentence (1) by the following:
“(d) the trap arms of the water closets connected to a vertical pipe are connected downstream from all other fixtures,”;
(b.1) by replacing Clause (e) of Sentence (1) by the following:
“(e) trap arms and fixture drains do not exceed 2 inches in size when connected to a wet vent that extends above more than 1 storey, except for connections from emergency floor drains in accordance with Sentence 2.5.1.1.(3);”;
(b.2) by replacing “;Table 2.5.2.1”; in Clause (f) of Sentence (1) by “Article 2.5.8.1.”;”;;
(c) by replacing Clause (j) of Sentence (1) by the following:
“(j) the portion of the soil-or-waste stack having a wet vent that extends through more than one storey is the same size from its bottom to the uppermost connection of a fixture;”;
“(c.1) by replacing “limited.” in Clause (k) by “limited”;
(c.2) by adding the following after Clause (k):
“(l) it is extended as a stack vent or as a continuous vent, and
(m) trap arms are connected separately and directly to the wet vent.”;
(d) (subparagraph revoked);
(27.1)  in Article 2.5.4.4., by replacing “d’au moins 1,5 m” in Sentence (1) of the French text by “de plus de 1,5 m”;
(27.2)  in Article 2.5.6.2., by adding the following after Sentence (3):
“(4) The plumbing venting system may not be used in other systems.”;
(27.3)  in Article 2.5.6.5., by replacing “it penetrates the roof,” in Clause (a) of Sentence (6) by “it penetrates the roof, except pipes 4 inches and bigger that may be of the same size,”;
(28)  in Article 2.5.8.1.,
(a) by replacing “Table 2.5.8.1.” in Sentence (1) by “Tables 2.5.8.1.A. and 2.5.8.1.B.”;
(b) by inserting the following before Table 2.5.8.1.:

Table 2.5.8.1.A.
Maximum Permitted Hydraulic Loads
Drained to a Wet Vent Serving
Fixtures on the Same Storey
Forming Part of Sentence 2.5.8.1.(1)
_____________________________________________________________
| |
| Size of Wet Vent for a Maximum Hydraulic Load, |
| Storey, inches fixture units |
|_____________________________________________________________|
| |
| 1 1/4 1 |
| 1 1/2 2 |
| 2 5 |
| 3 18 |
| 4 120 |
|_____________________________________________________________|
”;
(c) by replacing the title of Table 2.5.8.1. by “Table 2.5.8.1.B.”;
(28.1)  in Article 2.5.8.4., by replacing Sentence (5) by the following:
“(5) At least one soil-or-waste stack or vertical soil-or-waste pipe must extend into a stack vent or into a vent pipe that is terminated in open air. That soil-or-waste stack or vertical soil-or-waste pipe must be as far as possible from the building sewer and have a minimum size of 3 inches up to the outlet on the roof.”;
(28.2)  in Article 2.5.9.2., by replacing “shall only be used” in Sentence (1) by “may only be installed”;
(29)  in Article 2.6.1.1., by adding the following after Sentence (2):
“(3) In a hot water distribution system with a recirculation loop, the temperature of the water in the loop shall not be less than 55 oC when the water is circulating. (See A-2.6.1.12.(1) in Appendix A).
(4) The recirculation loop referred to in Sentence (3) may operate intermittently.
(5) The recirculation loop referred to in Sentence (3) may be replaced by a self-regulating heat tracing system.”;
(29.1)  in Article 2.6.1.6.,
(1) by replacing “Every” in Sentence (1) by “Subject to Sentences (3) and (4), every”;
(2) by adding the following after Sentence (2):
“(3) The maximum water consumption of water closets must be 6.0 L/flush.
(4) The maximum water consumption of urinals must be 1.9 L/flush.
(5) Automatic flush tank urinals are prohibited.”;
(30)  in Article 2.6.1.7.,
(1) in Sentence (1)
(1) by striking out “and” at the end of Clause (a);
(2) by replacing “distribution system.” in Clause (b) by “distribution system, and”;
(3) by adding the following after Clause (b):
“(c) that has a drain complying with the requirements of Sentence (5).”;
(2) in Sentence (10)
(a) by replacing “The” in the part preceding Clause (a) by “Subject to Clause (d), the”;
(b) by replacing “25 mm” in Clause (a) by “75 mm”;
(c) by replacing “, and” in Clause (b), by “, without being less than 1 1/4 inches;”;
(d) by inserting the following after Clause (c):
“(d) not be required to have a fixture drain where the relief valve discharge pipe conforms to Sentence (5).”;
(31)  in Article 2.6.1.9., by replacing Sentence (1) by the following:
“(1) Water distribution systems shall be protected against water hammers by prefabricated water-hammer arresters.
(See Appendix A.)”;
(31.1)  by striking out Article 2.6.1.10.;
(31.2)  in Article 2.6.1.11., by replacing “by Article 2.6.2.6.” in Sentence (1) by “by Sentence 2.6.2.1.(3)”;
(32)  in Article 2.6.1.12., by replacing Sentence (1) by the following:
(1) The temperature control device of water heaters shall be set so that the temperature of stored water is not less than 60 °C. (See Appendix A.)”;
(33)  in Article 2.6.2.1., by adding the following after Sentence (3):
“(4) In the case of backflow preventers that, according to CSA B64.10, Selection and Installation of Backflow Prevention Devices, require testing after installation, the person testing the backflow preventers must hold a certificate issued in accordance with section 5 of CSA B64.10.1, Selection and Installation of Backflow Preventers/Maintenance and Field Testing of Backflow Preventers, by an organization or association certified by AWWA. ;
(34)  in Article 2.6.2.4.,
(a) by replacing Sentence (2) by the following:
“(2) Subject to Sentence (4), potable water system connections to fire sprinkler and standpipe systems shall be protected against backflow caused by backsiphonage or back pressure in conformance with the following Clauses:
(a) residential partial flow-through fire sprinkler/standpipe systems in which the pipes and fittings are constructed of potable water system materials shall be protected by a dual check valve backflow preventer conforming to one of the following standard:
i) CSA B64.6.1, Dual Check Valve, Backflow Preventers for Fire Systems (DuCF), or
ii) CSA B64.6, Dual Check Valve, (DuC) Backflow Preventers,
(b)Class 1 fire sprinkler/standpipe systems shall be protected by a single check valve backflow preventer or by a dual check valve backflow preventer, provided that the systems do not use antifreeze or other additives of any kind and that the pipes and fittings are constructed of potable water system materials. The backflow preventer shall conform to one of the following standards:
i) CSA B64.9, Single Check Valve Backflow Preventers, for Fire Protection Systems (SCVAF), or
ii) CSA B64.6, Dual Check Valve (DuC) Backflow Preventers,
(c) Class 1 fire sprinkler/standpipe systems not covered by Clause (b) as well as Class 2 and Class 3 fire sprinkler/standpipe systems shall be protected by a double check valve backflow preventer, provided that the systems do not use antifreeze or other additives of any kind. The backflow preventer shall conform to one of the following standards:
i) CSA B64.5.1, Double Check Valve Backflow Preventers for Fire Protecton Systems (DCVAF), or
ii) CSA B64.5, Double Check Valve (DCVAF) Backflow Preventers,
(d)Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 fire sprinkler/standpipe systems in which antifreeze or other additives are used shall be protected by a reduced pressure principle backflow preventer installed on the portion of the system that uses the additives and the balance of the system must be protected as required by Clause (b) or (c). The backflow preventer shall conform to one of the following standards:
i) CSA B64.4.1, Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Preventers for Fire Protection Systems (RPF), or
ii) CSA B64.4, Reduced Pressure Principle (RP) Backflow Preventers,
(e) Class 4 and Class 5 fire sprinkler/standpipe systems shall be protected by a reduced pressure principle backflow preventer conforming to one of the following standards:
i) CSA B64.4.1, Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Preventers for Fire Protection Systems (RPF), or
ii) CSA B64.4, Reduced Pressure Principle (RP) Backflow Preventers,
(f)Class 6 fire sprinkler/standpipe systems shall be protected by a double check valve backflow preventer conforming to one of the following standards:
i) CSA B64.5.1, Double Check Valve Backflow Preventers for Fire Protection Systems (DCVAF), or
ii) CSA B64.5, Double Check Valve (DCVA) Backflow Preventers, or
(g) where a potentially severe health hazard may be caused by backflow, Class 6 fire sprinkler/standpipe systems shall be protected by a reduced pressure principle backflow preventer conforming to one of the following standards:
i) CSA B64.4.1, Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Preventers, for Fire Protection Systems (RPF), or
ii) CSA B64.4, Reduced Pressure Principle (RP) Backflow Preventers.
(See Appendix A.);
(b) by replacing Sentence (4) by the following:
“(4) Where a reduced pressure principle backflow preventer is required on a water service pipe at a fire service connection located on the same premises as the fire service pipe in Class 3, 4, 5 and 6 fire sprinkler/standpipe systems, a reduced pressure principle backflow preventer shall also be required on the fire service connection and conform to one of the following standards:
i) CSA B64.4.1, Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Preventers for Fire Protection Systems (RPF);
ii) CSA B64.4, Reduced Pressure Principle (RP) Backflow Preventers.”;
(34.1)  in Article 2.6.3.2., by replacing “in Table 2.6.3.2.A.” in Sentence (2) by “in Table 2.6.3.2.A., 2.6.3.2.B. or 2.6.3.2.C.”;
(34.2)  in Table 2.6.3.2.A. of Article 2.6.3.2.,
(a) by replacing

______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | | | | | |
| Bathtub | | | | | | | |
| with 3/4 | 3/4 | 7.5 | 7.5 | 10 | 7.5 | 7.5 | 10 |
| inch | | | | | | | |
| spout | | | | | | | |
|__________|_________|_________|__________|_________|________|________|________|
by the following:

______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | | | | | |
| Bathtub | | | | | | | |
| with 3/4 | 3/4 | 2.25 | 2.25 | 3 | 4.5 | 4.5 | 6 |
| inch | | | | | | | |
| spout | | | | | | | |
|__________|_________|_________|__________|_________|________|________|________|
(b) by striking out the following:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | | | | | |
| Urinal, | | | | | | | |
| with | 3/4 | (6) | - | (6) | (6) | - | (6) |
| direct | | | | | | | |
| flush | | | | | | | |
| valve | | | | | | | |
|___________|_________|_________|__________|_________|________|________|________|
| | | | | | | | |
| Urinal, | | | | | | | |
| with | 1/2 | 2 | - | 2 | 4 | - | 4 |
| self- | | | | | | | |
| closing | | | | | | | |
| metering | | | | | | | |
| valve | | | | | | | |
|___________|_________|_________|__________|_________|________|________|________|
| | | | | | | | |
| Water | | | | | | | |
| Closet, | 1 | (6) | - | (6) | (6) | - | (6) |
| with | | | | | | | |
| direct | | | | | | | |
| Flush | | | | | | | |
| valve | | | | | | | |
|___________|_________|_________|__________|_________|________|________|________|
(c) by replacing “Table 2.6.3.2.D.” at the bottom of the Table in note (2) by “Table 2.6.3.2.B., 2.6.3.2.C. or 2.6.3.2.D.”;
(d) by striking out the following note at the bottom of the Table:
(6) For fixture unit values for fixtures with direct flush valves, see Sentence 2.6.3.2.(4) and Tables 2.6.3.2.B. and 2.6.3.2.C.”;
(34.3)  by replacing Tables 2.6.3.2.B. and 2.6.3.2.C. by the following:
Table 2.6.3.2.B.
Sizing of Water Distribution Systems for Urinals with Direct Flush Valves
Forming Part of Sentences 2.6.3.2.(4) and 2.6.3.4.(5)
__________________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| Fixture or | Minimum Size | Private Use Hydraulic | Public Use |
| Device | of Supply Pipe, | Load, fixture units | Hydraulic Load |
| | inches | | fixture units |
| | |_________________________|___________________|
| | | | | | | | |
| | | Cold | Hot | Total | Cold | Hot |Total|
|________________|___________________|________|_______|________|______|______|_____|
| | | | | | | | |
| Urinal with | 3/4 | - | - | - | 5 | - | 5 |
| Direct flush | | | | | | | |
| valve | 1/2 | 2 | - | 2 | 4 | - | 4 |
|________________|___________________|________|_______|________|______|______|_____|
Table 2.6.3.2.C.
Sizing of Water Distribution Systems for Water Closets with Direct Flush Valves

Forming Part of Sentences 2.6.3.2.(4) and 2.6.3.4.(5)
__________________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| Fixture or | Minimum Size | Private Use Hydraulic | Public Use |
| Device | of Supply Pipe, | Load, fixture units | Hydraulic Load |
| | inches | | fixture units |
| | | | |
| | |_________________________|___________________|
| | | | | | | | |
| | | Cold | Hot | Total | Cold | Hot |Total|
|________________|___________________|________|_______|________|______|______|_____|
| | | | | | | | |
| Water Closet | | | | | | | |
| with direct | 1 | 6 | - | 6 | 10 | - | 10 |
| flush valve | | | | | | | |
|________________|___________________|________|_______|________|______|______|_____|
(34.4)  in Article 2.6.3.4., by replacing “to Table 2.6.3.2.A.” in Sentence (2) by “to Tables 2.6.3.2.A., 2.6.3.2.B. and 2.6.3.2.C.”;
(34.5)  by striking out the note at the bottom of Table 2.6.3.4.;
(34.6)  in Article 2.6.3.5., by replacing “pipe and fitting manufacturer.” at the end of Sentence (1) by “pipe and fitting manufacturer without ever exceeding 3.0 m/s.”;
(35)  in Article 2.7.3.2., by replacing “An outlet” in the part of Sentence (1) preceding Clause (a) by “Subject to Sentence (2) of Article 2.7.4.1., an outlet”;
(35.1)  in Article 2.7.4.1., by replacing Sentence (2) by the following:
“(2) Non-potable water systems must only be used to supply
(a) water closets,
(b) urinals, or
(c) sinks in tourist establishments referred to in Chapter V.1 of the Regulation respecting the quality of drinking water (chapter Q-2, r. 40).”;
(36)  in Table 2.8.1.1. of Article 2.8.1.1.,
(a) by adding the following after Article 2.1.3.2.:
_________________________________________________________________________________
| |
| 2.1.4.1. Structural Movement |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F23,F43-OS3.4] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F23-OH1.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F23-OH2.1,OH2.4] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F23-OH5] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F43-OH2.1,OH2.4] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F43-OH5] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F23,F43-OP5] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(a.0.1) by adding the following after Sentence (8) of Article 2.2.2.2.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(9) | [F80-OH2.1,OH2.4] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F80-OS3.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(10) | [F80-OH2.1,OH2.4] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F80-OS3.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(a.1) by skriking out Sentence (2) of Article 2.2.3.1. and by adding the following after Sentence (5) of that Article:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(6) | [F81-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(b) by adding the following after Sentence (2) of Article 2.2.3.2.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(3) | [F80-OH2.1,OH2.3,OH2.4] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(4) | [F-80-0H2.1,0H2.3,0H2.4][F43-OH5] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(c) (subparagraph revoked);
(c.1) by striking out Sentence (3) of Article 2.2.6.7.;”
(d) by adding the following after Article 2.2.6.9.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| |
| 2.2.6.10. Stainless Steel Pipes |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F46-OH2.2] |
| | [F80-0P5] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(2) | [F46-OH2.2] |
| | [F80-0P5] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(3) | [F80-OH2.1,OH2.3] |
| | [F80-0P5] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(e) (subparagraph revoked);
(e.1) by replacing Sentences (1), (2), (3) and (4) of Article 2.2.10.7. by the following:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(1) | [F30,F31,F80-OS3.1,0S3.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(2) | [F31,F80-OS3.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(3) | [F30,F31,F80-OS3.1,0S3.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(4) | [F30,F31,F80-OS3.1,0S3.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(5) | [F31,F80-OS3.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(6) | [F31,0S3.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________| ”;
(f) by replacing Article 2.2.10.13. by the following:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| |
| 2.2.10.13. Service Water Heater |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F46-OH2.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F80,F81-OP5] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F31,F81-OS3.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F43-OS3.4] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(g) by adding the following after Article 2.2.10.16.(1):

_________________________________________________________________________________
| |
| 2.2.10.17. Potable Water Treatment Units |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F70,F81,F46-OH2.1,OH2.2,OH2.3] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(2) | [F70,F81,F46-OH2.1,OH2.2,OH2.3] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(3) | [F70,F81,F46-OH2.1,OH2.2,OH2.3] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(4) | [F70,F81,F46-OH2.1,OH2.2,OH2.3] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(5) | [F70,F81,F46-OH2.1,OH2.2,OH2.3] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| |
| 2.2.10.18. Backwater Valves |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F80-OH2.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| |
| 2.2.10.19. Floor Drains and Shower Drains |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F80-OH2.1,OH2.4] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| |
| 2.2.10.20. Roof Drains |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F80-OP5] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F80-OS2.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| |
| 2.2.10.21. Trap Seal Primers |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F80-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| |
| 2.2.10.22. Air Gaps |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F80-OH2.1,OH2.2,OH2.3] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| |
| 2.2.10.23. Pipe Hangers and Supports |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F20-OH2.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F20-OS3.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F80-OP5] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| |
| 2.2.10.24. Floor Drain Trap Seals |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F80,F82-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(h) (subparagraph revoked);
(i) (subparagraph revoked);
(i.1) by adding the following after Article 2.3.6.7.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| |
| 2.3.6.8. Smoke Tests |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F81-OH1.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F81-OH2.1,OH2.3] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(j) by adding the following after Sentence (5) of Article 2.4.2.1.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(6) | [F81-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(7) | [F81-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(j.1) by adding the following after Sentence (1) of Article 2.4.3.5.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(2) | [F72-OH2.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(k) by adding the following after Article 2.4.3.6.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| |
| 2.4.3.7. Retention Pit |
|_________________________________________________________________________________|
| | |
|(1) | [F60,F61-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(2) | [F81-OH1.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F81-OH2.1] ]
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(3) | [F81-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(4) | [F81-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(5) | [F40-OH1.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F30-OS3.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(6) | [F81-OH2.1,OH2.3] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F81-OP5] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(7) | [F81-OH2.1,OH2.2] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F72-OH2.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(8) | [F81-OH2.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(9) | [F72-OH2.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F81-OS2.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F81-OP5] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(10) | [F81-OH2.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(11) | [F81-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(12) | [F81-OH2.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F43-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(k.1) by adding the following after Sentence (1) of Article 2.4.4.1.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(2) | [F81-OH2.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(3) | [F43-OS3.4] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(l) by adding the following after Sentence 2.4.5.4.(1):

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(2) | [F81-OH2.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(m) by adding the following after Sentence 2.4.5.5.(1):

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(2) | [F81-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(m.0.1) by adding the following after Sentence (7) of Article 2.4.6.3.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(8) | [F81-OH2.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F43-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(m.0.2) by striking out Sentence (6) of Article 2.4.6.4.:
(m.1) by striking out Article 2.4.6.5.”;
(m.2) by adding the following after Sentence (9) of Article 2.4.7.1.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(10 | [F62-OH1.1] |
| |_______________________________________|
| | |
| | [F72-OH2.3] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(m.3) by adding the following after Sentence (3) of Article 2.5.6.2.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(4) | [F43-OS3.4,OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(n) by adding the following after Sentence (2) of Article 2.6.1.1.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(3) | [F40-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(4) | [F40-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(5) | [F40-OH1.1] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(o) by adding the following after Sentence (2) of Article 2.6.1.6.:

_________________________________________________________________________________
| | |
|(3) | [F130-OE1.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(4) | [F130-OE1.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
| | |
|(5) | [F130-OE1.2] |
|_________________________________________|_______________________________________|
”;
(p) by striking out Article 2.6.1.10.
(37)  (paragraph revoked);
(37.0.1)  note A-1.3.1.2.(1) in Table A-1.3.1.2.(1):
(1) by inserting the following reference:

________________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASME | A112.3.1-2007 | Stainless Steel | Table A-2.2.5., |
| | | Drainage Systems for | 2.2.6 and 2.2.7. |
| | | Sanitary DWV, Storm, | |
| | | and Vacuum | |
| | | Applications, Above | |
| | | and Below-Ground | |
|______________|____________________|________________________|___________________|
”;
before the reference:

________________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASME | B16.3-2006 | Malleable Iron | Table A-2.2.5., |
| | | Threaded Fittings, | 2.2.6 and 2.2.7. |
| | | Classes 150 and 300 | |
|______________|____________________|________________________|___________________|
”;
(2) by inserting the following reference:

________________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASME | B16.11-2009 | Forged Fittings, | Table A-2.2.5., |
| | | Socket-Welding and | 2.2.6 and 2.2.7. |
| | | Threaded | |
|______________|____________________|________________________|___________________|
”;
after the reference:

________________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASME | B16.4-2006 | Gray Iron Threaded | Table A-2.2.5., |
| | | Fittings, Classes | 2.2.6, 2.2.7. |
| | | 125 and 250 | |
|______________|____________________|________________________|___________________|
”;
(3) by inserting the following references:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASTM | A 312/A 312M-09 | Standard | Table A-2.2.5., |
| | | Specification for | 2.2.6., 2.2.7. |
| | | Seamless, Welded, | |
| | | and Heavily Cold | |
| | | Worked Austenitic | |
| | | Stainless Steel Pipes | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
| | | | |
| ASTM | A 778-01(2009)e1 | Standard | Table A-2.2.5., |
| | | Specification for | 2.2.6. and 2.2.7. |
| | | Welded, | |
| | | Unannealed | |
| | | Austenitic Stainless | |
| | | Steel Tubular | |
| | | Products | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| ASTM | A 53/A 53M-07 | Pipe, Steel, Black | Table A-2.2.5., |
| | | and Hot-Dipped, | 2.2.6. and 2.2.7. |
| | | Zinc-Coated, | |
| | | Welded and | |
| | | Seamless | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
”;
(4) by inserting the following reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA B481 | Grease Interceptors | A-2.4.4.3.(1) |
| | Series 07 | | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
after the reference:

_______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | |
| CSA | CAN/CSA B182.6- | Profile Polyethylene | Table A-2.2.5., |
| | 06 | (PE) Sewer Pipe | 2.2.6. and 2.2.7. |
| | | and Fittings For | |
| | | Leak-Proof Sewer | |
| | | Applications | |
|______________|____________________|_______________________|___________________|
(37.0.2)  in Tables A-2.2.5., 2.2.6. and 2.2.7.,
(1) by replacing the reference:

________________________________________________________________________________
| | | | | | | | | | | | |
| Welded |ASTM |2.2.6.7.| P | N | N | P | N | P(9)| P(9) | P(9)| P(9) |
| and |A53/A| | | | | | | | | | |
| seamless |53M | | | | | | | | | | |
| steel | | | | | | | | | | | |
| galvanized| | | | | | | | | | | |
| pipe | | | | | | | | | | | |
|___________|_____|________|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|
by the following reference:

________________________________________________________________________________
| | | | | | | | | | | | |
| Welded |ASTM |2.2.6.7.| P | N | N | P | N | N(9)| N(9) | N(9)| N(9) |
| and |A53/A| | | | | | | | | | |
| seamless |53M | | | | | | | | | | |
| steel | | | | | | | | | | | |
| galvanized| | | | | | | | | | | |
| pipe | | | | | | | | | | | |
|___________|_____|________|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|_____|
”;
(2) by adding the following references:

______________________________________________________________________________
| | | | | | | | | | | | |
| Stainless | ASTM A | 2.2.6.10. | N | N | N | N | N | P | P | P | P |
| steel | 312/A | (1) | | | | | | | | | |
| pipes | 312M | | | | | | | | | | |
| Type 304, | ASTM A | | | | | | | | | | |
| 304L, 316 | 778 | | | | | | | | | | |
| or 316L | | | | | | | | | | | |
|___________|_________|___________|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|
| | | | | | | | | | | | |
| Stainless | ASME | 2.2.6.10. | N | N | N | N | N | P | P | P | P |
| steel | B16.11 | (2) | | | | | | | | | |
| fittings | | | | | | | | | | | |
| Type 304, | | | | | | | | | | | |
| 304L, 316 | | | | | | | | | | | |
| or 316L | | | | | | | | | | | |
|___________|_________|___________|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|
| | | | | | | | | | | | |
| Stainless | ASME | 2.2.6.10. | P | N | N | P | N | N | N | N | N |
| steel | A112.3.1| (3) | | | | | | | | | |
| pipes and | | | | | | | | | | | |
| fittings | | | | | | | | | | | |
| Type 304 | | | | | | | | | | | |
|___________|_________|___________|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|
| | | | | | | | | | | | |
| Stainless | ASME | 2.2.6.10. | P | P | P | P | P | N | N | N | N |
| steel | A112.3.1| (3) | | | | | | | | | |
| pipes and | | | | | | | | | | | |
| fittings | | | | | | | | | | | |
| Type 316L | | | | | | | | | | | |
|___________|_________|___________|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|____|
at the end after the reference:

________________________________________________________________________________
| | | | | | | | | | | | |
| Lead waste | - |2.2.7.8.|P(5)(6) | P | N |P(5)(6) | P | N | N | N | N |
| pipe | | | | | | | | | | | |
|_____________|_____|________|_______|_____|_____|_______|____|____|____|____|___|
”;
(3) by replacing note (9) at the bottom of the Table by the following:
(9) Deleted.”;
(37.0.3)  by striking out note A-2.2.6.7.(3);”;
(37.1)  by replacing note A-2.2.10.7. by the following:
A-2.2.10.7. Water Temperature Control. Hot water produced by a service water heater must be at a minimum temperature of 60 °C to prevent the development of potentially fatal bacteria. At that temperature, water causes second degree burns to the skin in 1 to 5 seconds. Consequently, Article 2.2.10.7. provides for the installation and adjustment of valves, mixing valves and limiting devices to provide a water outlet temperature that is lower than the temperature produced by a service water heater. Compliance with that Article reduces the risk of scalding in showers and bathtubs, where severe burns occur, and reduces the risk of thermal shock that may occur in the shower and lead to falls.
Children, the elderly and persons with disabilities are particularly at risk of scald burns because they are not always able to remove themselves quickly from a situation that could lead to burns. At 49 °C, the time for a scald burn to occur on a healthy adult is nearly 10 minutes, whereas the time for a skin burn to occur on an elderly is 2 minutes, because the elderly’s skin is thinner and less vascularized. For those persons, a temperature of 43 °C provides a more adapted protection against burns because they can only occur after a number of hours of exposure.
In private seniors’ residences and care occupancies, Article 2.2.10.7. provides that the valves, mixing valves and limiting devices must be adjusted to provide a maximum water outlet temperature at 43 °C. The installation of pressure-balanced valves is also prohibited, because those valves are sensitive to seasonal changes of the cold water temperature and require some settings per year in order not to exceed the prescribed temperature.
The water outlet temperature at other fixtures, such as lavatories, sinks, laundry trays or bidets, is not addressed by Article 2.2.10.7., but a scald risk may exist at such fixtures nonetheless.”
(38)  by replacing Figure A-2.4.2.1.(2) in note A-2.4.2.1.(2) by the following:
(39)  by replacing note A-2.4.2.1.(4) by the following:
“A-2.4.2.1.(4) Soil-or-Waste Pipe Connections.
A-2.4.2.1.(5) Soil-or-Waste Pipe Connections.
A-2.4.2.1.(6) and (7) Suds pressure zones. High sudsing detergents used in clothes washers produce suds that tend to disrupt the venting action of venting systems and can also spread through the lower portions of multi-storey drainage systems. The more turbulence, the greater the suds. One solution that avoids the creation of suds pressure zones involves connecting the suds-producing stack downstream of all other stacks and increasing the size of the horizontal building drain to achieve a greater flow of air and water. Using streamlined fittings, such as wyes, tends to reduce suds formation. Check valves or backwater valves in fixture outlet pipes have also been used to correct problem installations.
Figure A-2.4.2.1.(6) and (7)
Suds pressure zones
(40)  by adding the following after note A-2.4.3.3.(1):
“A-2.4.3.7. Retention Pit

Figure A-2.4.3.7.
Retention Pit.
(40.1)  by replacing note A-2.4.4.3.(1) by the following:
A-2.4.4.3.(1) Grease Interceptors. Grease interceptors may be required when it is considered that the discharge of fats, oil or grease may impair the drainage system. Further information on the sizing, selection, location, installation and maintenance of grease interceptors can be found in CAN/CSA B481 Series.”;
(41)  in note A-2.4.5.3.(1),
(a) by striking out “A trap or sump may be provided specifically for the subsoil drains, or the trap of a floor drain or storm water sump as shown in Figure A-2.4.5.3.(1) may be used.”;
(b) by replacing Figure A-2.4.5.3.(1) by the following:
Figure A-2.4.5.3.(1) Subsoil Drainage Connection
(42)  by striking out note A-2.4.5.4.(1);
(43)  in note A-2.4.5.5.(1), by striking out “Periodic manual replenishment of the water in a trap is considered to be an equally effective means of maintaining the trap seal in floor drains in residences.”;
(44)  by adding the following after note A-2.4.5.5.(1):
A-2.4.5.5.(2) Maintaining Trap Seals in Floor Drains in Dwelling Units. Periodic manual replenishment of the water in a trap maintains the trap seal in floor drains in dwelling units.”;
(44.1)  by striking out note A-2.4.6.4.(6);
(45)  by replacing note A-2.4.8.2.(1) by the following:
A-2.4.8.2.(1) Island Fixture Installation.

Figure A-2.4.8.2.(1)
Island Fixture Installation.
(45.1)  by replacing note A-2.4.9.3.(3) by the following:
A-2.4.9.3.(3) Standpipe Illustration.

Figure A-2.4.9.3.(3)
Standpipe Illustration
(46)  in note A-2.5.2.1.,
(a) by replacing Figure A-2.5.2.1. –C by the following:
(b) by replacing Figure A-2.5.2.1.-E by the following:
(c) by replacing Figure A-2.5.2.1.-F by the following:
(d) by replacing Figure A-2.5.2.1.-L by the following:
(46.1)  by replacing note A-2.5.5.2. by the following:
“A-2.5.5.2. Venting of Oil Interceptors.
(47)  by replacing note A-2.6.1.12.(1) by the following:
“A-2.6.1.12.(1) Service Water Heater. Water in a service water heater or in a distribution system that is kept at less than 60 °C permits Legionella bacteria to survive and thrive. Water heated at a temperature equal to or greater than 60 °C reduces bacterial contamination of the hot water distribution system.”;
(48)  in note A-2.6.3.1.(2),
(a) by inserting the following after the title “Method for Small Commercial Buildings”:
““Small commercial building” means a building of groups A, D, E, F2 or F3, as defined in Subsection 3.1.2., Division B of the NBC, not more than 3 storeys in building height according to the definition of the NBC, and having a building area not more than 600 m2.”;
(b) by replacing Table A-2.6.3.1.(2)A. by the following:
(49)  by striking out “and irrigating lawns and gardens” after “such as flushing toilets” in note A-2.7.4.1.
O.C. 294-2008, s. 1; O.C. 939-2009, s. 6; O.C. 1202-2012, s. 1; O.C. 30-2014, s. 4; I.N. 2014-07-01.
3.06. The Code is amended in Division C,
(1)  by striking out Article 2.2.1.1.;
(2)  by replacing Subsection 2.2.2. by the following:
“ 2.2.2. Plans and Specifications
2.2.2.1. Requirements
(1) A plumbing contractor or owner-builder may not begin construction work on a plumbing system to which Chapter III of the Construction Code applies unless there are plans and specifications for the work, if the total hydraulic load to be installed exceeds 180 fixture units;
(2) When required, the plans and specifications must be available on the worksite.
2.2.2.2. Content
(1) Plans shall be drawn to scale and show
(a) a plan view of the location and dimension of the drains and cleanouts, the location of fixtures and the water distribution system,
(b) an elevation view of the location of fixtures and traps, the dimension of drains, leaders, soil-or-waste stacks, stack vents and vent stacks as well as the water distribution system;
(c) the connection of the subsoil drainage pipe if it enters the building.”;
(3)  by adding the following after Subsection 2.2.2.:
“ 2.2.3. Approval of Materials
“2.2.3.1. Approved Materials, Fixtures and Facilities used in a Plumbing System
(1) In a plumbing system, only materials, fixtures or facilities that are certified or approved by one of the following organizations may be used:
(a) Canadian Gas Association (CGA),
(b) Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ),
(c) CSA International (CSA),
(d) IAPMO Research and Testing Inc. (UPC),
(e) Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada (ULC),
(f) NSF International (NSF),
(g) Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB),
(h) Quality Auditing Institute (QAI),
(i) Intertek Testing Services NA Itd. (ETL),
(j) Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL),
(k) Water Quality Association (WQA),
(l) any other organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada as a certifying organization in the field of plumbing which has notified the Board of its accreditation.
“2.2.3.2. Sale and lease
(1) Materials, fixtures or facilities to be used in a plumbing system must be certified or approved by an organization listed in Sentence 2.2.3.1.(1) before being sold or leased.
“2.2.4. Declaration of Work
“2.2.4.1. Application
(1) A plumbing contractor or owner-builder must declare to the Régie du bâtiment du Québec all construction work performed and to which Chapter III of the Construction Code applies if the work pertains to a new plumbing system or requires the replacement of a service water heater or pipes.
“2.2.4.2. Submission of the Declaration
(1) The declaration required under Article 2.2.4.1. shall be forwarded to the Board not later than the twentieth day of the month following the date on which work starts.
“2.2.4.3. Form
(1) The declaration of work shall be made on the form provided by the Board or on any other document prepared for that purpose.
“2.2.4.4. Content
The declaration shall contain
(a) the address of the site where the work is performed,
(b) the name, address and telephone number of the person for whom the work is performed,
(c) the name, address, telephone number and licence number of the plumbing contractor or ownerbuilder, where applicable,
(d) the estimated start and end dates of the construction work,
(e) the nature and type of the work,
(f) the occupancy of the building or facility intended for use by the public and the existing and planned number of storeys, and;
(g) the number of fixtures and service water heaters to be installed.
“2.2.5. Fees Payable
“2.2.5.1. Calculation
(1) The following fees shall be paid to the Board by the plumbing contractor or owner-builder, when the plumbing contractor declares the construction work pertaining to plumbing systems for which a declaration is required under Article 2.2.4.1.:
(a) $149.57 for a new single-family detached or semi-detached house or row house,
(b) $90.54 per dwelling unit other than those referred to in Clause (a) for the construction of a new building intended for housing or for the conversion of a building of another nature into a building intended for housing, regardless of the number of fixtures and service water heaters, or
(c) in the case of work other than work referred to in Clauses (a) and (b),
(i) $12.01 per fixture or service water heater, where the work is performed on more than one, or
(ii) $20.59 where the work is performed on only one or no fixture or service water heater.
(2) A plumbing contractor or owner-builder shall pay the following inspection fees to the Board for the inspection of a plumbing system following the issue of a remedial notice provided for in section 122 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1):
(a) $101.02 for the first hour or any fraction thereof,
(b) half the hourly rate established in Clause (a) for each half-hour or fraction thereof added to the first hour.
(3) A plumbing owner-builder shall pay to the Board the inspection fees fixed in Clauses (a) and (b) of Sentence (2) for the inspection of a plumbing system.
(4) For the approval of a plumbing material, fixture or facility that cannot be certified or approved by one of the organizations listed in Article 2.2.3.1., approval fees corresponding to the amounts established in Clauses (a) and (b) of Sentence (2) shall be paid to the Board.
“2.2.5.2. Sending
(1) The fees payable under Sentence 2.2.5.1.(1) shall be included with the declaration of work required under Article 2.2.4.1.
(2) The fees payable under Sentences 2.2.5.1.(2), (3) and (4) shall be paid to the Board not later than 30 days after the billing date.”;
(4)  by replacing Subsection 2.3.1. by the following:
“ 2.3.1. Approval of Alternative Solutions
“2.3.1.1. Conditions for Approval
(1) The proposed alternative solutions shall be approved by the Board on the conditions it sets pursuant to section 127 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”.
(5)  by striking out note A-2.3.1.”.
O.C. 294-2008, s. 1; O.C. 939-2009, s. 7; O.C. 30-2014, s. 5.
DIVISION IV
OFFENCE PROVISION
O.C. 294-2008, s. 1.
3.07. Every contravention against a provision of this Chapter, except Subsection 2.2.5, introduced by paragraph 3 of section 3.06, constitutes an offence.
O.C. 294-2008, s. 1.
CHAPTER IV
ELEVATORS AND OTHER ELEVATING DEVICES
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
DIVISION I
INTERPRETATION
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
4.01. In this Chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise, “Code” means the “Code de sécurité sur les ascenseurs et monte-charge, CAN/CSA B44-00”, including the updates of June, November and December 2003, the “CSA Standard CAN/CSA B44-00: Safety Code for Elevators” including the updates of September 2002, May and December 2003, and “standard” means the standard “Appareils élévateurs pour personnes handicapées, CAN/CSA B355-00” including the amendments of “B355S1-02 Supplément no 1 à CAN/CSA B355-00 Appareils élévateurs pour personnes handicapées” and the updates of March 2002 and October 2003, “CSA Standard CAN/CSA B355-00: Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities”, including the amendments of “B355S1-02 Supplement No. 1 to CAN/CSA-B355-00, Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities” and the updates of March 2002 and October 2003 or the standard “Appareils élévateurs d’habitation pour personnes handicapées, CAN/CSA B613-00”, including the update of January 2002, “CSA Standard CAN/CSA B613-00: Private Residence Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities”, including the update of January 2002, published by the Canadian Standards Association, as well as such subsequent amendments as may be published by that organization.
However, any amendments that are published after the date of 21 October 2004 apply to construction work only from the date that corresponds to the last day of the sixth month following the month of publication of the French text of those amendments.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1; O.C. 635-2012, s. 1.
DIVISION II
APPLICATION OF CODES AND STANDARDS
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
4.02. Subject to the amendments provided for in Division VII of this Chapter, the codes, standards and provisions of this Chapter apply to all construction work on an elevator or other elevating device referred to in the codes and standards and installed in a building or constituting facilities intended for use by the public designated by regulation made by the Government under subparagraph 4 of the first paragraph of section 182 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1) to which the Act applies and that is carried out from the 21 October 2004.
3. Despite this section, for construction work other than maintenance, repair or demolition work, for which contracts were signed before 21 October 2004, a contractor may meet the requirements of either the Regulation respecting the application of a safety code for elevators and a standard for lifts for persons with physical disabilities (O.C. 111-97, 97-01-29) or the Regulation respecting passenger ropeways (O.C. 2476-82, 82-10-27) provided the construction work begins before 19 April 2005.(O.C. 895-2004, s. 4)
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
DIVISION III
REFERENCES
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
4.03. Unless otherwise provided for, a reference in this Chapter to a standard or code is a reference to that standard or code as adopted by the chapter of the Construction Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 2) or Safety Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 3) that refers to it.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1; O.C. 1263-2012, s. 2.
DIVISION IV
PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
4.04. A contractor or owner-builder may not begin construction work, except maintenance, repair or demolition work, on an elevator or other elevating device to which Chapter IV of the Construction Code applies, unless the plans and specifications have been prepared for the work, where information is required, in respect of the work, under section 2.28 or 3.28 of the Code.
The plans shall be drawn to scale and shall, with the specifications, indicate the nature and scope of the work in such manner as to establish if the work carried out complies with section 4.02.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
DIVISION V
INSTALLATION
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
4.05. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an elevator or other elevating device unless it meets the design and manufacturing requirements of the Code or standards referred to in section 4.01, as the case may be.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
4.06. A contractor or owner-builder may not install a lift for persons with physical disabilities unless the prototype has been approved by an engineer who is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, or by the holder of a temporary licence issued under the Engineers Act (chapter I-9), whose professional activities are related to the field of elevators or other elevating devices. The approval must certify that the prototype complies with the standards referred to in section 4.01 and that the approval has been sent to the Régie du bâtiment du Québec.
The type, trademark, model number and features of the approved prototype and the name of the manufacturer shall be entered on the list of the approved prototypes of lifts for persons with physical disabilities that is made public by the Board.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
DIVISION VI
DECLARATION OF WORK
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
4.07. A contractor or owner-builder shall, after construction work, except maintenance, repair or demolition work on an elevator or other elevating device referred to in section 4.02, declare the work to the Board with the following information:
(1)  the components that were subject to tests and inspections provided for the elevating device when required under 8.10 of the Code or Appendix A “Inspection and Testing” of “CSA Standard CAN/CSA B355-00: Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities”;
(2)  the name, address and telephone number of the person for whom the work is carried out;
(3)  the name, address and telephone number of the person who prepared the plans and specifications related to the construction work;
(4)  the address of the site and nature of the work;
(5)  the type, trademark and model of the device, the name of the manufacturer and the technical features of the device; and
(6)  the date and place where the tests and inspections were conducted together with the name and title of the person by whom they were performed.
The declaration must be sent to the Board no later than on the twentieth day of the month that follows the completion of the work or the re-use of the elevator or elevating device, as the case may be. The declaration must be made on the form provided for that purpose by the Board or on any other document drawn up for that purpose.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
DIVISION VII
AMENDMENTS TO THE CODE
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
4.08. Code CSA B44-00 is amended
(1)  by replacing the definition of “authority having jurisdiction” in 1.3 by the following:
“ authority having jurisdiction: Régie du bâtiment du Québec”;
(2)  by adding “The term also includes a funicular railway.” at the end of the definition of “elevator, inclined” in 1.3;
(3)  by replacing the definition of “regulatory authority” in 1.3 by the following:
“ regulatory authority: Régie du bâtiment du Québec”;
(4)  by replacing “inspection”, “inspecter” and “inspecté” wherever those words appear in the French text by “vérification”, “vérifier” and “vérifié”, with the necessary modifications;
(5)  by replacing “possible” in 2.11.6.2 of the French text by “impossible”;
(6)  by replacing “MAINTENIR” in figure 2.27.7.2 of the French text by “ATTENTE”;
(7)  by replacing “c8.6.12.1.1” in c8.6.12.1.1 of the French text by “c8.6.12”;
(8)  by replacing “c8.6.12.1.2” in c8.6.12.1.2 of the French text by “c8.6.12”;
(9)  by replacing “the contractor” in c8.6.12.4.1.1 by “the contractor or owner-builder”;
(10)  by replacing “contractor” in c8.6.12.2.5 by “contractor or owner-builder”;
(11)  by striking out “by an inspector employed by the authority having jurisdiction, or” in 8.10.1.1.1;
(12)  by striking out “in the presence of the inspector specified in 8.10.1.1.1” in 8.10.1.1.2;
(13)  by adding “NOTE: 8.11 becomes the first part of Appendix N.” in 8.11.”.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
DIVISION VIII
PENAL
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
4.09. Any contravention of any of the provisions of this Chapter constitutes an offence.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 1.
CHAPTER V
ELECTRICITY
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5.
DIVISION I
INTERPRETATION
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5.
5.01. In this Chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise, “Code” means the Code canadien de l’électricité, Première partie, vingt et unième édition, norme CSA-C22.1-09 and the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, Twenty-first edition, CSA Standard C22.1-09 published by the Canadian Standards Association, as well as any subsequent amendments that may be published by that organization.
However, any amendments published after 1 October 2002 will apply only to construction work from the date corresponding to the last day of the sixth month following the month in which the French text of those amendments is published.
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5; O.C. 1385-2003, s. 1; O.C. 986-2006, s. 1; O.C. 577-2007, s. 1; O.C. 939-2009, s. 8; O.C. 1062-2010, s. 1.
DIVISION II
SCOPE OF THE CANADIAN ELECTRICAL CODE
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5.
5.02. Subject to the amendments provided for in this Chapter and to the exemptions provided for by regulation made by the Government under subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 182 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1), the Code applies to any construction work to an electrical installation as defined in the Code to which the Act applies and which is carried out effective from 1 October 2002.
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5.
DIVISION III
AMENDMENTS TO THE CODE
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5.
5.03. Unless otherwise provided for, a reference in this Chapter to a standard or code is a reference to that standard or code as adopted by the chapter of the Construction Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 2) or Safety Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 3) that refers to it.
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5; O.C. 1263-2012, s. 2.
5.03.01. Electrical installation” means the installation of any wiring in or upon any land or in a building from the point or points where electric power or energy is delivered therein or thereon by the supply authority or from any other source of supply, to the point or points where such power or energy can be used therein or thereon by any electrical equipment and shall include the connection of any such wiring with any of the said equipment. (See Appendix B)
O.C. 1385-2003, s. 3.
5.04. The Code is amended:
(1)  in Section 0:
(0.1)  by striking out the following portion of the second paragraph of the definition “Object”: “Safe installations may be also achieved by alternatives to this Code, when such alternatives meet the fundamental safety principles of IEC 60364-1 (see Appendix K). These alternatives are intended to be used only in conjunction with acceptable means to assess compliance of these alternatives with the fundamental safety principles of IEC 60364 by the authorities enforcing this Code.
(1)  by deleting “Scope”;
(2)  by deleting the definition of “Electrical Installation“;
(3)  by deleting the definition “Permit”; and
(4)  by deleting the definition “Current-permit”;
(5)  by inserting the following definition after “Conduit”:
Connecting point: The point at which the consumer’s service entrance is connected to the distributor’s supply (see appendix B).”;
(2)  by deleting Rule 2-000;
(3)  by replacing Rule 2-004 by the following:
“2-004 Declaration of Work
(1)  An electrical contractor or owner-builder shall declare the construction work carried out to which Chapter V of the Construction Code applies to the Régie du bâtiment du Québec, except work specified in an application for a connection made to a public electricity distribution undertaking, or work of a power not exceeding 10 kW that does not require the replacement or addition of wiring.
(2)  The declaration shall contain the following information:
(a)  the address of the work site;
(b)  the name, address and telephone number of the person for whom the work is carried out;
(c)  the name, address, telephone number and licence number of the electrical contractor or owner-builder;
(d)  the dates scheduled for the beginning and end of the construction work;
(e)  the nature and type of work, in particular the specific kind of work and a description of the powers to be installed;
(f)  the use of the building or installation and the number of stories and dwellings in the building.
(3)  The declaration shall be made on the form provided for that purpose by the Board or on any other document containing the information required by Subrule (2).
(4)  The declaration shall be sent to the Board not later than the twentieth day of the month following the date on which the work begins.”;
(4)  by deleting Rule 2-006;
(5)  by replacing Rule 2-008 by the following:
“2-008 Levies and fees
(1)  The levy which every electrical contractor shall pay annually to the Régie du bâtiment du Québec is $787,23 plus an amount corresponding to 2.5% of the contractor’s payroll.
(2)  For the purposes of this Rule, “payroll” means the total of payments made, before deductions, to journeymen and apprentice electricians carrying out construction work on an electrical installation, including hourly or piece-work wages, commissions, bonuses, pay for leave and any other form of remuneration. The payments made annually to a journeyman or apprentice electrician by an electrical contractor are presumed to be made to a person assigned to construction work on an electrical installation.
(3)  The following payments are not included in the payroll:
(a)  payments to a person who qualifies an electrical contractor for the issue of a licence because of his or her technical knowledge;
(b)  payments for construction work on an electrical installation at a hydroelectric power station at the time of the original construction.
(4)  An electrical contractor renting the services of journeymen or apprentice electricians through a third party that does not hold a licence shall include the cost of those services in calculating the payroll.
(5)  A journeyman or apprentice electrician who is a partner in a partnership is, for calculation of the payroll, presumed to receive annual wages of $37,055.86 for the electrical installation work he or she carries out for the partnership.
(6)  The fixed amount of the levy to be paid under Subrule (1) is established in proportion to the number of months for which the licence is valid, a part of a month being considered a full month.
(7)  In the case of voluntary abandon of a holder’s licence, the validity period of the licence is deemed to have ended on the date on which the Board received a notice to that effect.
(8)  An electrical contractor shall pay the levy under this Rule to the Board not later than:
(a)  31 May for a payroll calculated for the period from 1 January to 31 March of the current year;
(b)  31 August for a payroll calculated for the period from 1 April to 30 June of the current year;
(c)  30 November for a payroll calculated for the period from 1 July to 30 September of the current year;
(d)  28 February for a payroll calculated for the period from 1 October to 31 December of the preceding year.
(9)  Each payment shall also include the applicable portion of the fixed amount of the levy. An electrical contractor shall provide with each payment a written statement indicating the portion of the payroll applicable to each journeyman or apprentice electrician identified by name. If a licence is issued to the electrical contractor during the year, the first statement and the first payment shall be made on the first date in Subrule (8) that is at least two months after the issue of the licence.
(10)  If an electrical contractor fails to send the statement required under this Rule to the Board, or if the Board has reason to believe that the statement is inaccurate, the Board shall make an estimate of the contractor’s payroll. In such a case, it is the contractor’s responsibility to demonstrate that the estimate is inaccurate.
(11)  If it is established that an electrical contractor’s payroll differs from the amount used to establish the levy, the Board shall bill or credit, as the case may be, an amount equal to the difference between the amount levied and the amount calculated according to the actual payroll.
(12)  The levy that an electrical owner-builder shall pay annually to the Board in accordance with Subrule (8) is $590.45, plus inspection fees of $156.13 for the first hour of inspection or fraction thereof and half that rate for each half-hour or fraction thereof of inspection in addition to the first hour; an amount of $73.46 for each trip related to the inspection shall be added to those fees.
(13)  For approval of electrical equipment referred to in Rule 2-024 or 2-026 that is not already approved by an organization mentioned in Subrule (2)-028(1), approval fees are $156.13 for the first hour of approval or fraction thereof and half that rate for each half-hour of approval or fraction thereof in addition to the first hour; an amount of $73.46 for each trip related to the approval and $9.19 for each approval mark affixed by the Board shall be added to those fees.
(14)  The fees payable under Subrules (12) and (13) shall be paid not later than 30 days after the billing date.”;
(6)  by deleting Rules 2-010 and 2-012;
(7)  by replacing Rule 2-014 by the following:
“2-014 Plans and Specifications
(1)  An electrical contractor or owner-builder shall not start construction work on an electrical installation to which Chapter V of the Construction Code applies unless plans and specifications have been prepared for the work if the installation requires a service line exceeding 200 kW.
(2)  The plans and specifications referred to in Subrule (1) shall contain the following information:
(a)  name and address of the person responsible for preparing them;
(b)  type of building or electrical installation and the location of the work;
(c)  location of the service line and distribution;
(d)  the supply voltage and the single-line diagram of the service line and distribution;
(e)  loads, protection characteristics and identification of the feeder and branch circuits at their respective panelboards;
(f)  rated power of each apparatus;
(g)  type and size of raceways to be used;
(h)  number and characteristics of conductors used in the raceways;
(i)  cable characteristics;
(j)  type of materials, accessories or apparatus installed in hazardous locations;
(k)  size and location of grounding conductors;
(l)  a description of all underground parts of the installation;
(m)  for an addition to an existing electrical installation, all information on the part of the installation on which work is to be carried out and a list of the existing loads or of the maximum demand loads of the existing installation recorded for the last 12 months;
(n)  for an electrical installation exceeding 750 V, the vertical and horizontal clearances of live parts and a description of the grounding and mechanical protection of live parts.”;
(8)  by deleting Rules 2-016 to 2-020;
(9)  by replacing Rules 2-024 to 2-028 by the following:
“ 
2-024 Approval of Electrical Equipment Used in an Electrical Installation or Intended to Consume Energy from an Electrical Installation
(1)  The selling or renting of electrical equipment that has not been approved is prohibited.
(2)  All electrical equipment used in an electrical installation shall be approved for the use for which it is intended. In addition, the use of electrical equipment that has not been approved in an electrical installation or the permanent connection of such equipment to such an installation, is prohibited. However, for purposes of a test, exhibition, presentation or demonstration, electrical equipment shall be permitted to be used without being approved if a notice containing the following warning in letters at least 15 mm high is posted: “NOTICE: This electrical equipment has not been approved for sale or rental as required by Chapter V of the Construction Code.”.
(3)  This Rule does not apply to electrical equipment of a power not exceeding 100 volt-amperes and of a voltage not exceeding 30 V, with the exception of luminaires, thermostats with heat anticipators, electromedical devices and apparatus installed in a hazardous location.
“ 2-026 Approval of a Prefabricated Building (see Appendix B)
“ A prefabricated building that has not been approved must not be sold, rented, acquired or exchanged.
2-028 Mark of Approval
(1)  Electrical equipment or a prefabricated building that has received certification by one of the following organizations is considered to be approved:
(a)  CSA International (CSA);
(b)  Curtis-Straus LLC (cCS);
(c)  FM Approvals (cFM);
(d)  IAPMO Research and Testing Inc. (cIAPMO, cUPC or cUSPC);
(e)  Labtest Certification Inc. (cLC);
(f)  Underwriter’s Laboratories of Canada (ULC);
(g)  Intertek Testing Services NA Ltd (WH, cETL);
(h)  MET Laboratories, Inc. (cMET);
(i)  Nemko Canada Inc. (cNemko);
(j)  NSF International (cNSF);
(k)  OMNI-Test Laboratories, Inc. (cO-T L);
(l)  QPS Evaluation Services, Inc. (cQPS);
(m)  Quality Auditing Institute, Ltd (cQAI);
(n)  TÜV SÜD America Inc. (cTÜV Product Service);
(o)  TUV Rheinland of North America Inc. (cTUV);
(p)  Underwriters’ Laboratories Inc. (cUL);
(q)  any other certification organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada that has notified the Board of its accreditation and whose certification seal or label attests to compliance with Canadian standards.
(2)  Electrical equipment bearing the label of an organization accredited by the Standards Council of Canada that has notified the Board of its accreditation attesting that, without being certified by an organization listed in Subrule (1), the equipment is recognized as complying with the requirements of Standard SPE-1000-99 Model Code for the Field Evaluation of Electrical Equipment or complying with the requirements of Standard C22.2 n° 125-M1984 Équipement électromédical and Standard C22.2 No. 125-M1984 Electromedical Equipment, published by the Canadian Standards Association, as amended or republished by that organization, is also considered to be approved.
(3)  Notwithstanding Subrules (1) and (2), approval is not required for each of the components of electrical equipment if the equipment has received an overall approval.”;
(10)  (paragraph revoked);
(10.1)  by replacing Rule 2-322 by the following:
“ 2-322 Electrical Equipment in the Vicinity of a Venting or Relief Discharge for Combustible Gas (see Appendix B)
“ (1)  Arc-producing electrical equipment shall be installed at least 3 m from the discharge of a combustible gas relief device or vent.
“ (2)  Notwithstanding Subrule (1), in the case of natural gas, the distance allowed shall be permitted to be 1 m.”;
(11)  by adding the following Subrule to Rule 4-022:
“ (5)  Notwithstanding Subrule (3), for underground consumer’s services exceeding 600 A fed by parallel conductors, each neutral conductor shall be sized in accordance with Table 66.”;
(12)  (paragraph revoked);
(13)  by replacing Rule 6-104 by the following:
“ 6-104 Number of Consumer’s Services permitted
“ (1)  The number of low-voltage consumer’s services terminating at any one overhead supply service run shall be limited by the following factors:
(a)  the total calculated load shall not exceed 600 A;
(b)  the number of conductors connected to the supply service conductor shall not exceed four
“ (2)  In the case of a change to the electrical installation of a building with more than four conductors connected to one supply service conductor, replacement of the conductors shall be permitted provided that the total number of conductors is not increased and the total calculated load does not exceed 600 A.”;
(14)  in Rule 6-112:
(1)  in Subrule (2), by replacing “9 m” by “8 m”;
(2)  by adding the following after Subrule (8):
“ (9)  Notwithstanding Subrule (2), in the case of an existing installation and where it is impossible to comply with the minimum 1 m clearance set out in Subrule (3), the height of the point of attachment of service conductors shall be not more than 9 m, if such a measurement allows compliance with the clearance required.
“ (“ 10)  Notwithstanding Subrules (2) and (9), in the case of an existing installation and where it is impossible to comply with the minimum 1 m clearance set out in Subrule (3), it shall be permitted to install a barrier made of solid material so as to make service conductors exposed to persons from a window, door or porch permanently inaccessible.
“ (“ 11)  Notwithstanding Subrule (6), in the case of an existing installation in which the connection presents no noise problem due to the amplification of vibrations caused by the mutual repulsion of the conductors, it shall be permitted to fasten the service conductor support to a solid wooden structural member with a lag screw not less than 9 mm in diameter. The threaded part of the lag screw shall penetrate the solid wooden structural member to a depth of at least 75 mm.
(15)  in Rule 6-206:
(1)  by inserting “except in existing buildings” in item (c) of Subrule (1) after “less than 2 m”;
(2)  by adding the following after Subrule (2):
“ (3)  Notwithstanding Subrule (1)(d), in the case of dwelling units, the service box shall be permitted to be a meter mounting device equipped with a combined breaker outside the building or on a post, provided that an associated branch circuit panelboard equipped with a main breaker of a rating equal to or lower than that of the meter mounting device is used inside the building. The service box shall
(a)  be weatherproof and specifically approved for that use;
(b)  be protected against mechanical damage if installed less than 2 m above ground;
(c)  be equipped with a lockable outside cover; and
(d)  supply only one feeder dedicated to the associated panelboard.
“ (4)  The meter mounting devices installed in compliance with Subrule (3) shall be grouped into a single connecting point.
“ (5)  The feeder cables installed in compliance with Subrule (3), that penetrate or pass through a fire separation, shall comply with the requirements of Chapter I of the Construction Code and have not more than 30 mm in diameter.
(16)  (paragraph revoked);
(17)  (paragraph revoked);
(17.1)  in Rule 6-302, by replacing Subrule (2) by the following:
“ (2)  Except for an installation on an existing trestle, no portion of the conductors that is run on the supply side of the consumer’s service head on outside building surfaces shall be permitted to be run as exposed wiring.”;
(18)  by inserting the words “Except for 347/600 V underground consumer’s service in a raceway,” at the beginning of Rule 6-308;
(19)  (paragraph revoked);
(20)  in Rule 8-106, by adding the following after Subrule (8):
“ (9)  The method of calculation in Subrule (8) shall be permitted to be used for the replacement of a service or feeder of an existing installation, with or without additional load.”;
(21)  (paragraph revoked);
(22)  in Rule 8-202:
(1)  (subparagraph revoked);
(2)  by inserting “,except automobile heater receptacles included in the basic load of each dwelling” after “75%” in item (d) of Subrule (3).”;
(23)  (paragraph revoked);
(24)  (paragraph revoked);
(25)  in Rule 8-400:
(1)  by deleting the definition of “Restricted””
“ (45)  in Rule 26-714:
(1)  by adding “ground floor” before “single dwelling” in Paragraph (a);
(2)  by substituting the following for Paragraph (c):
“ (c)  At least one duplex receptacle shall be provided for each garage or carport of single dwellings.”;
(2)  by replacing Subrules (3) to (5) by the following:
“ (3)  Service or feeder conductors shall be considered to have a basic load of
(a)  1,300 W for each of the first 30 duplex receptacles;
(b)  1,100 W for each of the next 30 duplex receptacles;
(c)  900 W for each additional duplex receptacle.
“ (4)  If the load is controlled, the ampacity of the service or feeder conductors shall:
(a)  be determined in accordance with Subrule (3), considering only the maximum number of duplex receptacles that can be supplied simultaneously; or
(b)  not be lower than 125% of the maximum current of the load controller.
“ (5)  For the purposes of Subrules (3) and (4), two single receptacles are considered to be one duplex receptacle.”;
(26)  (paragraph revoked);
(27)  (paragraph revoked);
(28)  (paragraph revoked);
(29)  (paragraph revoked);
(30)  (paragraph revoked);
(31)  (paragraph revoked);
(31.1)  by adding the following paragraph in Rule 12-116:
“ (5)  Cutting or adding strands, or altering in any other way conductors to connect them to terminal parts, lugs or other junctions is prohibited.
(32)  by replacing Rule 12-312 by the following:
“ 12-312 Conductors Over Buildings
“ Only conductors entering a building shall be permitted to run over the building.”;
(33)  (paragraph revoked);
(34)  (paragraph revoked);
(34.01)  by replacing Rule 12-516 by the following:
“ 12-516 Protection for cable in concealed installations (see Appendix G)
“ (1)  The outer surfaces of the cable shall be kept a distance of at least 32 mm from the edges of the members intended to be used as support for sheathing or cladding, or the cable shall be effectively protected from mechanical injury both during and after installation.
“ (2)  Where the cable passes through a structural metal element, it shall be protected by an insert approved for the purpose and adequately secured in place.
“ (3)  Where the cable is installed behind a baseboard, moulding or other similar finishing element, its outer surfaces shall be kept a distance of at least 32 mm from the hidden side of the element or it shall be effectively protected from mechanical injury from driven nails or screws.
(34.02)  by adding the following after Subrule (2) in Rule 12-616:
“ (3)  The installation of armoured cable in a concealed space in a metal element constituting the roof deck of a building or structure is prohibited.
(34.1)  by deleting “metallic” in Subrule (1) of Rule 12-904;
(34.2)  by inserting the following after Rule 12-1122:
“ 12-1124 Split Straight Conduit
“ (1)  In an existing installation located above ground, split straight conduits and split couplings shall be permitted to be used to repair a damaged part of a raceway provided that:
(a)  both halves of each split conduit are notched or grooved to ensure the integrity of the assembly, and are glued;
(b)  the assembly is connected at each end to the non-split rigid conduit with split couplings glued to the conduit;
(c)  each coupling assembly is clamped at each end;
(d)  non-removable stainless steel clamps are used; and
(e)  the repair work does not damage the insulation of the raceway conductors.
“ (2)  If the assembly mentioned in Subrule (1) exceeds 500 mm in length, additional non-removable stainless steel clamps spaced not more than 500 mm apart shall be installed.”;
(35)  (paragraph revoked);
(36)  (paragraph revoked);
(37)  (paragraph revoked);
(38)  (paragraph revoked);
(39)  in Rule 18-010:
(1)  by inserting “(1)” in the part preceding item (a) before “Class III”;
(2)  by adding the following Subrules:
“ (2)  For stationary woodworking machines, the vertical cylindrical volume centred around the dust-producing parts of the machine is a Class III, Division 1 location:
(a)  if the machine is used for sanding, the radius and height of the cylindrical volume above the floor is 3.6 m if there is a dust collector or 9 m in all other cases; and
(b)  for other types of machines, the radius and height of the cylindrical volume above the floor is 1.8 m if there is a dust collector or 4.5 m in all other cases.
“ (3)  Sawmills where humidity is excessive are considered to be locations to which Section 22 applies.
“ (4)  The dust collectors mentioned in Subrule (2) shall be connected to a dust removal system to avoid any accumulation within the cylindrical volume.”;
(40)  in Rule 18-302, by inserting “with rain-tight couplings and connectors” in Subrule (1) after “electrical metallic tubing”;
(41)  (paragraph revoked);
(41.1)  in Rule 20-102, by inserting “showrooms, sales offices,” after “stockrooms” in Subrule (5);
(42)  (paragraph revoked);
(43)  (paragraph revoked);
(44)  (paragraph revoked);
(44.1)  in Rule 26-712, in item (d), by replacing items iv and v by the following:
“ (iv)  at least one receptacle (15 A split or 20 A T-slot) installed at each permanently fixed island counter space;
“ (v)  at least one receptacle (15 A split or 20 A T-slot) installed at each peninsular counter space, except if the wall adjacent to the mating edge of the peninsula is equipped with a receptacle provided for in item iii;”;
(44.2)  in Rule 26-712, by replacing item (h) by the following:
“ (h)  receptacles shall not be required to be tamper resistant, provided that they are not accessible by their location, by the presence of stationary or fixed appliances, or they are located at more than 2 m from the floor or the finished grade.”;
(45)  in Rule 26-714:
(1)  by adding “ground floor” before “single dwelling” in item (a);
(2)  by replacing item (b) by the following:
“ (b)  At least one duplex receptacle shall be installed in each garage or carport of single dwellings.”;
(46)  (paragraph revoked);
(47)  (paragraph revoked);
(48)  in Rule 28-604, in Subrule (4), by replacing items (a), (b) and (c) by the following:
(a)  it is capable of safely making and interrupting the locked rotor current of the connected load; and
(b)  it is capable of being locked in the open position.
(48.1)  In Rule 30-320, in Subrule (3), by replacing item (b) by the following:
“ (b)  if the requirement of item (a) cannot be complied with, be protected by a Class A ground fault circuit interrupter and be installed inside the room without being located within the perimeter of the bath or shower.”;
(48.2)  By deleting Rules 30-500 to 30-510;”;
(49)  (paragraph revoked);
(50)  (paragraph revoked);
(51)  (paragraph revoked);
(52)  (paragraph revoked);
(53)  in Rule 32-000, by replacing Subrule (1) by the following:
(1)  This Section applies to the installation of fire pumps required by Chapter 1 of the Construction Code.”;
(54)  by deleting Rules 32-100 to 32-110;
(54.1)  by replacing Rule 32-206 by the following:
“32-206 Disconnecting means and overcurrent protection (see Appendices B and G)
(1)  No device capable of interrupting the circuit shall be placed between the service box and a fire pump transfer switch or a fire pump controller, other than a circuit breaker lockable in the on position or an unfused switch lockable in the off position, labelled in a conspicuous, legible, and permanent manner identifying it as the fire pump disconnecting means.
(2)  The circuit breaker referred to in Subrule (1) shall be permitted to be used in the separate service box described in Rule 32-204 and the rating or setting shall
(a)  comply with Rule 28-200 where it is installed in an emergency supply circuit between the emergency power source and the fire pump transfer switch; or
(b)  be not less than the overcurrent protection that is provided integral with the fire pump controller where it is installed in a normal supply circuit upstream of the controller.
(3)  The unfused switch referred to in Subrule (1) shall
(a)  be capable of safely making and interrupting the locked rotor current of the connected load;
(b)  comply with the requirements of the supply authority;
(c)  bear a mark indicating the need to maintain it at all times in the on position to ensure functionality of the fire pump; and
(d)  be equipped with an integral device connected to the fire alarm system to signal the provisional deactivation of the fire pump.
(55)  (paragraph revoked);
(56)  by deleting Section 38;
(57)  by deleting Rule 44-100;
(58)  by deleting Section 54;
(59)  (paragraph revoked);
(60)  (paragraph revoked);
(61)  (paragraph revoked);
(61.1)  by striking out Section 58 – Passenger ropeways and similar equipment
(62)  by deleting Rule 60-108;
(63)  by deleting Rules 60-500 to 60-510;
(64)  by deleting Rules 60-600 to 60-604;
(65)  in Rule 62-102, by inserting the following definition, in alphabetical order:
Wire mesh heating system means a heating system which uses concrete-embedded wire mesh as a heating element.”;
(66)  by inserting the following after Rule 62-500:
“ Wire Mesh Heating Systems
“ 62-600 Wire Mesh Heating Systems
“ Rules 62-602 to 62-606 apply to the supply and connection of wire mesh embedded in a concrete slab or concrete wall for heating, from the point of emergence of the wire mesh at the slab level. However, those rules do not apply to the wire mesh or to the part of busbars embedded in concrete.
“ 
62-602 Use
(1)  Connection of wire mesh to the electrical supply if the wire mesh is installed in shower rooms, in or around swimming pools or in other locations involving similar hazards, is prohibited.
(2)  If a wire mesh heating system produces electrical currents in metallic parts other than the mesh, the mesh shall be supplied only if the currents have been eliminated.
62-604 Other Conductors and Outlets in a Heated Slab
(1)  Any other conductor shall be located at least 50 mm from the wire mesh and busbars and shall be considered to operate at an ambient temperature of 40 °C.
(2)  Any outlet to which a lighting fixture or other heat-producing equipment is likely to be connected shall be located at least 200 mm from the wire mesh.
62-606 Transformers for Wire Mesh Heating Systems
(1)  Transformers supplying wire mesh heating systems shall have a grounded electrostatic shield between the primary and secondary windings.
(2)  The secondary voltage of a transformer supplying a wire mesh heating system shall not exceed 30 V measured on the secondary side of a single-phase transformer or between two phases on the secondary side of a three-phase transformer.
(3)  The conductors connected to the secondary side of a transformer supplying a wire mesh heating system do not require overcurrent protection.”;
(67)  in Rule 66-000, by deleting Subrule (2);
(67.1)  by inserting the following after Rule 66-402:
“66-404 Receptacles
Receptacles with a CSA 5-15R configuration and those with a CSA 5-20R configuration installed in itinerant midways, carnivals, fairs and festivals and intended to supply outside loads or in a damp location shall be protected by a ground fault circuit interrupter of the Class A type.
(68)  by inserting the following after Rule 66-504:
“ Itinerant Rides
“ 
66-600 Bonding
(1)  Notwithstanding Rules 66-200 and 66-202, an itinerant ride shall be permitted to be bonded by one of the following means:
(a)  a loop-shaped copper conductor at least equal in size to that specified in Table 16, but not less than No. 6 AWG, installed so as to form a loop around the ride or around the group of rides connected to the supply system of those rides; the ends of the loop shall be connected to a block whose terminals are connected to the grounded neutral conductor of the supply system. The non-current-carrying parts of the supply system and of the rides connected to the system shall be connected to the loop-shaped conductor by means of a copper conductor at least equal in size to that specified in Table 16, but not less than No. 6 AWG;
(b)  an insulated copper conductor, attached to the supply cable, at least equal in size to that specified in Table 16, but not less than No. 6 AWG.
“ 66-602 Splitter
“ An itinerant ride shall be permitted to be connected to the supply system by means of a movable splitter provided that the splitter is water and dustproof and is raised at least 25 mm from the surface on which it is installed.
“ 66-604 Live Bare Parts
“ The cover of a box containing live parts shall be screwed shut or key-locked. Failing that, the box shall be inaccessible to the public.
“ 66-606 Supply
“ A receptacle used to supply an amusement ride shall be of the locking type or the equivalent. In addition, a receptacle that does not ensure the simultaneous disconnecting of all conductors shall be inaccessible to the public.”;
(68.01)  (paragraph revoked);
(68.1)  in Rule 68-304, by adding “(see Appendix B)” in the title after “Control”;
(69)  (paragraph revoked);
(70)  (paragraph revoked);
(71)  (paragraph revoked);
(72)  in Rule 72-110, by adding the following Subrules:
“ ( 5)  Each recreational vehicle lot equipped with sewers shall be provided with at least one receptacle of each type described in Subrule (1)(a) or (b) and (1)(c).
“ (5)  Each recreational vehicle lot equipped with only one water outlet shall be provided with one receptacle of the type described in Subrule (1)(a) or (b).”;
(73)  in Rule 76-014, by substituting the words “unless an acceptable warning has been posted at all interconnecting points or other dangerous places” for the words “except by special permission”.;
(73.1)  in Rule 76-016, by replacing “configuration 5-15R or 5-20R” by “15 A and 20 A to 125 V”;
(74)  (paragraph revoked);
(75)  (paragraph revoked);
(76)  by inserting the following table after Table 65:
“ Table 66
“ [See Rule 4-022(6)]
“ Minimum Size of Neutral Conductors for Underground Consumer’s Services Rated at More than 600 A and Fed by Parallel Conductors
“ 


Nominal Rating AWG Size of each AWG Size of each
of Service Box A Copper Neutral Aluminum Neutral
Conductor Conductor


601 to 1,200 0 000


1,201 to 2,000 00 0000


2,001 or more 000 250 kcmil

(77)  in Appendix B:
(1)  in Section 0, by adding the following note before the note “in alphabetical order”:
“ Electrical installation
“ From the definition of “electrical installation” it is understood that installations, from the connecting point where the supply authority supplies the customer or from any other supply, to the connection point where the fixture receives its power to function, are electrical installations as defined in the Code. “Electrical installation” therefore means the “infrastructure” used to direct the electrical current to equipment requiring the current to function (appliance, equipment, specialized system) but not such equipment. The following systems in particular are not electrical installations as defined in the Code: intercommunication systems, public address systems, synchronized clock systems, visual, sound or voice signalling systems, telephony systems, their interconnection to the telephone network, closed circuit television systems, access cards, community antennae, instrumentation and regulation systems related to heating, air conditioning, air venting and industrial processes, burglar alarm systems and fire alarm systems.
“ 
(2)  in Section 0, by adding the following note after the note “in alphabetical order”:
“ Connecting point
“ The connecting point for the supply of the electrical installation of a building or structure shall be situated on the closest wall to the line of the electric distributor.
“ 
However it may be situated:
(1)  if the system of the electric distributor is an overhead system:
(a)  in the case of a 750-volt supply or less:
i.  either on one of the adjacent walls closest to the line of the electric distributor and at the most 3 m away from it, when the service conductors of the electric distributor make an angle of 5 degrees or more in relation to one of the walls; however that distance may be wider when the service conductors of the electric distributor make an angle of 15 degrees or more in relation to one of the walls; or
ii.  on a pole or other structure
(b)  in the case of a supply at more than 750 V: upstream of the shackle insulators on the receiving structure; and
(c)  whatever the supply voltage: on a pole or structure belonging to the electric distributor, subject to the specific requirements of such distributor;
(2)  if the system of the electric distributor is an underground system:
(a)  in the case of a 750-V installation or less: on the meter mounting device, on a multiple-meter mounting device, in a junction box, in a service connecting box, in the main disconnect switch or in a manhole located outside the building; however, when the distributor service connectors enter the building, they shall have a mechanical protection and if they end at the main disconnect switch, they shall comply with that switch approval specifications;
(b)  in the case of a supply at more than 750 V: upstream of the shackle insulators of the owner on his or her receiving structure, in a manhole located outside the building, in a compartment of the service entrance or in a box specifically designed for that purpose; however, when the distributor service connectors enter the building, they shall have a mechanical protection;
(3)  at the secondary taps of the transformers if the supply comes from a non-network station, the connecting point may also be located at the taps of the raceways in an adjacent room.
(3)  (subparagraph revoked);
(3.0.1)  in section 2, by replacing the note concerning Rule 2-026 by the following:
“ Article 2-026
“ Can/CSA-A277, “Procedure for Factory Certification of Buildings” is used to certify prefabricated buildings.”
(3.1)  the following note after the note related to Rule 2-318 in Section 2:
“ 2-322 Flowmeters are not considered to be devices equipped with a vent or allowing the relief of combustible gas.
“ The distances prescribed are measured from the combustible gas relief device and not from the appliance. An appliance may be located near arc-producing equipment provided that an airtight conduit conveys the exhaust gas beyond the prescribed distances.”;
(4)  in Rule 6-112 (4), by deleting
(1)  “200 A or” in subparagraph a of the second paragraph;
(2)  subparagraph b of the second paragraph;”;
(5)  (subparagraph revoked);
(6)  (subparagraph revoked);
(7)  by inserting the following note after the note related to Rule 26-700 (11):
26-710(e)(iv) It is understood from the expression “Unfinished” that even after the installation of the wall covering (gypsum, etc.), it may be impossible to find the appropriate location for the installation of the receptacles required by Rule 26-712(a), if partitions and usable wall space have not yet been delimited. A basement is not considered to be “a finished basement” if the foundation walls are finished but the ceiling is not finished or is partly finished. However, the installation of a duplex receptacle required under Rule 26-710(e)(iv) does not remove the requirement to install the receptacles for specific use already required by other rules of the Code.”;
(7.1)  by inserting the following after the note related to Rule 26-712(g):
“26-712 (g) (h) The purpose of Rule 26-712(g) is to protect children against electrical shock when they are able to reach receptacles. Where the location of a receptacle is inaccessible, the receptacle may not be tamper resistant [Rule 26-712(h)]. For example, receptacles dedicated for recessed microwaves, refrigerators, freezers, washing machines and those located in an attic, a crawl space or at a distance of more than 2 m from the floor or the finished floor are considered inaccessible to children.
(8)  (subparagraph revoked);
(8.1)  (subparagraph revoked);
(9)  by adding the following after the note related to Rule 68-068:
“68-304 If that requirement cannot be met, the control devices should be installed as far away as possible from the bathtub and shower but not outside the bathroom.”.
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5; O.C. 1385-2003, s. 3; O.C. 577-2007, s. 2; O.C. 1062-2010, s. 3; O.C. 347-2015, s. 2.
DIVISION IV
PENAL
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5.
5.05. Any infringement of one of the provisions of this Chapter, except for Rule 2-008 introduced by paragraph 5 of section 5.04 of this Chapter, is an offence.
O.C. 961-2002, s. 5.
CHAPTER VII
PASSENGER ROPEWAYS
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
DIVISION I
INTERPRETATION
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
7.01. In this Chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise, “standard” means the standard “Remontées mécaniques, CAN/CSA Z98-01, Avril 2002” including the amendments in the standard “Z98S1-02 Supplément no 1 à la norme CAN/CSA-Z98-01 Remontées mécaniques, Février 2003” and the updates of July 2002 and October 2003 or “CSA Standard CAN/CSA Z98-01: Passenger Ropeways, June 2001” including the amendments in “Z98S1-02 Supplement No. 1 to CAN/CSA-Z98-01 Passenger Ropeways, December 2002” and the updates of July 2002 and October 2003, published by the Canadian Standards Association, as well as such subsequent amendments and editions as may be published by that organization.
However, the amendments and new editions published after the 21 October 2004 apply to construction work only from the date that corresponds to the last day of the sixth month following the month of publication of the French text of those amendments or editions.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
DIVISION II
APPLICATION OF STANDARDS
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
7.02. Subject to the amendments provided for in Division V of this Chapter, the standards and provisions of this Chapter apply to all construction work on a passenger ropeway referred to in the standard and constituting facilities intended for use by the public designated by regulation made by the government under subparagraph 4 of the first paragraph of section 182 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1) to which the Act applies, including its vicinity, and that is carried out from the 21 October 2004.
Despite this section, for construction work other than maintenance, repair or demolition work, for which contracts were signed before 21 October 2004, a contractor may meet the requirements of either the Regulation respecting the application of a safety code for elevators and a standard for lifts for persons with physical disabilities (O.C. 111-97, 97-01-29) or the Regulation respecting passenger ropeways (O.C. 2476-82, 82-10-27) provided the construction work begins before 19 April 2005. (O.C. 895-2004, s. 3)
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
DIVISION III
PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
7.03. A contractor or owner-builder may not begin construction work, except maintenance, repair or demolition work on a passenger ropeway to which Chapter VII of the Construction Code applies, unless the plans and specifications have been prepared for the work.
The plans shall be drawn to scale and shall, with the specifications, indicate the nature and scope of the work to establish if the work carried out complies with section 7.02.
The plans and specifications must contain information on the following:
(1)  towers;
(2)  upper and lower stations;
(3)  sheaves and sheave assemblies;
(4)  counterweight sheaves;
(5)  deropement equipment and switches;
(6)  main drive;
(7)  rope grips;
(8)  hangers and spring boxes;
(9)  hangers and chairs, or cars, or cabins;
(10)  brakes and backstops;
(11)  tensioning systems and details;
(12)  foundations of all structures;
(13)  electric power and lightning protection;
(14)  electric controls and safety schematics;
(15)  communication systems;
(16)  hydraulic schematic systems;
(17)  haul and counterweight rope details;
(18)  structures or buildings;
(19)  evacuation equipment (seats, ropes);
(20)  service and inspection platforms;
(21)  ramps; and
(22)  elevation plan.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
DIVISION IV
CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
7.04. A contractor or owner-builder shall, after construction work, except maintenance, repair or demolition work on a passenger ropeway, provide the Régie du bâtiment du Québec with a certificate of conformity with this Chapter produced and signed by a recognized person stating that
(1)  the passenger ropeway is installed in accordance with this Chapter;
(2)  the tests and inspections that are provided for the passenger ropeway have been performed and their results are satisfactory; and
(3)  the information required from the manufacturer pursuant to the standard has been provided by the latter.
The certificate shall also specify the components inspected, the means used and the data used as the basis for drawing up the certificate, the type, trademark, model, address of the site where the construction work on the passenger ropeway was performed, the nature of the work, the date of the tests and inspections and the name and title of the person by whom they were performed, the date of signature, name, address and telephone number of the engineer who produced the certificate and the date of completion of the construction work. The certificate of conformity may be made on the form provided for that purpose by the Board.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
7.05. An engineer who is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, or the holder of a temporary licence issued under the Engineers Act (chapter I-9), whose professional activities are related to the field of elevators or other elevating devices, is a person recognized for producing and signing the certificate of conformity required under section 7.04.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
7.06. A person is no longer recognized when the person ceases to be a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec or is no longer the holder of a temporary licence.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
DIVISION V
AMENDMENTS TO THE STANDARD
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
7.07. Standard CSA Z98-01 is amended
(1)  by revoking Clause 1.5;
(2)  by replacing Clause 1.6 by the following:
“ 1.6. For the purposes of this standard, a self-powered reversible above-surface ropeway means a passenger ropeway.”;
(3)  by replacing “The owner” in Clause 11.25.3 by “The owner or owner-builder”;
(4)  by replacing “It shall be the responsibility of the owner to ensure that the following conditions have been met:” in Clause 11.25.4 by “The owner or owner-builder shall ensure that the following conditions have been met:”.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
DIVISION VI
PENAL
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
7.08. Any contravention of any of the provisions of this Chapter constitutes an offence.
O.C. 895-2004, s. 2.
CHAPTER VIII
PETROLEUM EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
DIVISION I
INTERPRETATION
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.01. In this Chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise,
“airport outlet” means a motor fuel dispensing outlet where aviation fuel is dispensed to an aircraft; (poste d’aéroport)
“aviation fuel” means aviation gasoline and aviation turbine fuel; (carburant d’aviation)
“aviation turbine fuel” means a medium petroleum distillate for use as motor fuel in turbine engines; (carburéacteur)
“biodiesel fuel” means an oxygenated ester- or ether-based fuel derived from vegetable oils or animal fats; (carburant bio-diesel)
“booth” means a shelter situated within a dispensing area, to be used for the sale of motor fuel and, where applicable, for controlling motor fuel dispensing equipment; (kiosque)
“bulk plant” means a facility for the storage of bulk petroleum products and having a tank truck, tank car or a cargo tank trailer loading facility; (dépôt)
“designated location” means a quarry, mine, forest operations site, agricultural establishment, construction site, snowmobile stop, hunting or fishing camp, or a location not accessible year round by a practicable road in the Québec highway network; (endroit désigné)
“diesel fuel” means a medium petroleum distillate for use as motor fuel in a compression ignition engine; (carburant diesel)
“first storey” means the highest storey having its floor not more than 2 m above average ground level; (premier étage)
“flash point” means the minimum temperature at which a liquid within a container gives off vapour in sufficient concentration to form an ignitable mixture with air near the surface of the liquid; (point d’éclair)
“fuel oil” means a homogeneous blend of hydrocarbon compounds for use as fuel; (mazout)
“gasoline” means a light petroleum distillate for use as motor fuel in an engine with electrical ignition; (essence)
“high-risk petroleum equipment” means petroleum equipment having one of the following characteristics:
(1)  petroleum equipment, one or more components of which is partially or completely buried, having a capacity of
(a)  500 or more litres, when it is installed to store motor fuel; or
(b)  4,000 or more litres, if it is installed to store fuel oil, except petroleum equipment of less than 10,000 litres used for heating a single-family dwelling;
(2)  aboveground petroleum equipment that has a capacity of 2,500 or more litres, if it is installed to store gasoline, fuel ethanol or Class I aviation fuel;
(3)  petroleum equipment that has a capacity of 10,000 or more litres, if it is installed to store a petroleum product; or
(4)  petroleum equipment installed for the purposes of trade in petroleum products;
The capacity of petroleum equipment that is joined, connected to or used with other petroleum equipment is determined by adding together their respective capacities; (équipement pétrolier à risqué élevé)
“lower explosive limit” means the minimum concentration of vapour in air at which the propagation of flame occurs on contact with an ignition source; (limite inférieure d’explosivité)
“marina outlet” means a motor fuel dispensing outlet where motor fuel is dispensed to motorized vessels; (poste de marina)
“motor fuel” means a combustible substance used in an internal combustion engine that includes gasoline, diesel fuel, biodiesel fuel, fuel ethanol and aviation fuel; (carburant)
“motor fuel dispensing outlet” means a self-serve facility, an unattended self-serve facility, an airport outlet, a user outlet, a marina outlet and a service station; (poste de distribution de carburant)
“petroleum equipment” means any container, piping, apparatus or other equipment or device that may be used for the distribution, handling, transfer or storage of petroleum products, or forming part of a petroleum equipment installation; (équipement pétrolier)
“recognized person” means a person able to produce or furnish a certificate of conformity pursuant to sections 16 and 35 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1; (personne reconnue)
“self-serve facility” means a motor fuel dispensing outlet where motor fuel is dispensed to a vehicle under the supervision of an attendant; (libre-service avec surveillance)
“service centre” means a site where the fuel system of an internal combustion engine is serviced; (atelier de mécanique)
“storey” means that part of a building between the top of a floor and the top of the next floor above it, or if there is no floor above it, that part between the top of a floor and the ceiling; (étage)
“tank” means a container that holds more than 225 litres; (réservoir)
“unattended self-serve facility” means a motor fuel dispensing outlet for commercial vehicles where motor fuel is dispensed to a vehicle without supervision of an attendant; (libre-service sans surveillance)
“underground piping” means piping or part of piping that is buried in the ground; (tuyauterie souterraine)
“underground tank” means a tank that is partially or entirely buried in the ground; (réservoir souterrain)
“user outlet” means a motor fuel dispensing outlet used for a purpose other than trade in motor fuel. (poste d’utilisateur)
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.02. For the purposes of this Chapter,
(1)  petroleum products are classified as follows:
(a)  Class 1: petroleum distillates having a flash point below 37.8 °C as determined by D56, Standard Test Method for Flash Point by Tag Closed Tester, published by the American Society for Testing and Materials;
(b)  Class 2: petroleum distillates having a flash point equal to or above 37.8 °C but below 60 °C as determined by D93, Standard Test Method for Flash-Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester, published by the American Society for Testing and Materials; and
(c)  Class 3: petroleum distillates having a flash point equal to or above 60 °C as determined by D93, Standard Test Method for Flash-Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester, published by the American Society for Testing and Materials;
(2)  fuel oil is of the following types:
(a)  Nos. 0, 1 and 2: distillate fuel for home heating appliances;
(b)  Nos. 4 and 5: a distillate, a residue or a blend of the two, used as fuel usually for burner installations without preheating devices; and
(c)  No. 6: a distillate, a residue or a blend of the two, used as fuel for burner installations with a preheating device.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
DIVISION II
APPLICATION OF CODES AND STANDARDS
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.03. Subject to the regulatory exemptions under subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 182 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1), the codes, standards and provisions of this Chapter apply to all construction work on a petroleum equipment installation to which that Act applies, including its vicinity, carried out as of the date of coming into force of this Chapter.
Despite section 8.03, construction work commencing before 1 July 2007 is deemed to comply with the requirements of this Chapter if it complies with the requirements prescribed in the Regulation respecting petroleum products and equipment (O.C. 753-91, 91-05-29). (O.C. 220-2007, s. 2)
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
DIVISION III
REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.04. The requirements of the referenced documents in this Chapter apply only to the extent that they refer to petroleum equipment.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.05. Where the referenced requirements are inconsistent with the requirements of any provision of this Chapter, the latter prevail.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.06. The editions of the documents referenced in this Chapter are those indicated in the table below.
TABLE 1
REFERENCED DOCUMENTS


Agency Designation Title Reference


API 5L-2000 Line Pipe 8.25, 1st paragraph,
subpar. 1

API 650-1998 Welded Steel Tanks 8.24, 1st paragraph,
for Oil Storage subpar. 8

API 1104-1999 Welding of Pipelines 8.70
and Related Facilities

API 1542-2002 Identification Markings 8.188
for Dedicated Aviation
Fuel Manufacturing and
Distribution Facilities,
Airport Storage and
Mobile Fuelling
Equipment

API 2000-1998 Venting Atmospheric and 8.102
Low Pressure Storage
Tanks: Nonrefrigerated
and Refrigerated


ASME B16.5-2003 Pipe Flanges and 8.107, 2nd paragraph
Flanged Fittings

ASME B31.3-2004 Process Piping 8.25, 2nd paragraph


ASTM A53/A53M-05 Pipe, Steel, Black and 8.25, 1st paragraph,
Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated, subpar. 2
Welded and Seamless

ASTM A193/A193M-06 Alloy-Steel and 8.109, 1st paragraph
Stainless Steel Bolting
Materials for High
Temperature or High
Pressure Service and
Other Purpose
Applications

ASTM D56-05 Standard Test Method 8.02, paragraph 1,
for Flash Point by Tag subpar. a
Closed Tester

ASTM D93-02a Standard Test 8.02, paragraph 1,
Method for Flash-Point subpar. b
by Pensky-Martens and c
Closed Cup Tester


BNQ CAN/BNQ 2501 Soils - Determination 8.33, 1st paragraph,
-255-3rd edition of the Water-Density subpars. 2
Relation - Modified and 3
Effort Compaction Test
(2,700 kN.m/m3)


CCBFC NRCC 53303 National Fire Code 8.21, 1st paragraph
- Canada 2010


CSA CSA-B139-2009 Installation Code 8.21, 2nd paragraph
for Oil Burning 8.84, paragraph 1,
Equipment subpar. c

CSA CSA-B140.0-03 Oil Burning Equipment: 8.26
General Requirements

CSA CSA-B346-M1980 Power-Operated 8.141
Dispensing Devices for
Flammable Liquids

CSA Z245.1-02 Steel Pipe 8.25, 1st paragraph,
subpar. 3

CSA CAN/CSA-Z662-03 Oil and Gas 8.103
Pipeline Systems


EPA EPA 530/UST-90/004 Standard Test 8.130, 2nd paragraph
Procedures for
Evaluating Leak
Detection Methods:
Volumetric Tank
Tightness Testing
Methods

EPA EPA 530/UST-90/007 Standard Test 8.130, 2nd paragraph
Procedures for
Evaluating Leak
Detection Methods:
Statistical Inventory
Reconciliation Methods


CPPI 1990 Colour-Symbol System 8.106, 1st paragraph
to Mark Equipment and 8.194
Vehicles for Product
Identification


NACE RP0169-2002 Control of External 8.42, 1st paragraph,
International Corrosion on subpar. 2
Underground or 8.130, 1st paragraph
Submerged Metallic
Piping Systems

NACE RP0285-2002 Corrosion Control 8.42, 1st paragraph,
International of Underground Storage subpar. 2
Tank System by 8.130, 1st paragraph
Cathodic Protection


NFPA 30-2003 Flammable and 8.65, paragraph 3
Combustible Liquids
Code


SAE AS 1852-1997 Nozzles and Ports- 8.181
Gravity Fueling
Interface Standard for
Civil Aircraft


TC No. 0-32 Flammable Liquids 8.196
Bulk Storage
Regulations


ULC ULC-S601-00 Standard for Shop 8.24, 1st paragraph,
Fabricated Steel subpar. 1
Aboveground Horizontal
Tanks for Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC CAN/ULC-S602-03 Aboveground Steel 8.24, 1st paragraph,
Tanks for the Storage subpar. 2
of Combustible Liquids
Intended to be Used as
Heating and/or Generator
Fuels

ULC ULC-S603-00 Standard for Steel 8.23, 1st paragraph,
Underground Tanks for subpar. 1
Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC Technical Supplement, Refurbishing of Steel 8.44, paragraph 1
ULC-S603(A)-2001 Underground Tanks for
Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC CAN/ULC-S603.1-03 External Corrosion 8.42, 1st paragraph,
Protection Systems for subpar. 1
Steel Underground 8.88, 1st paragraph,
Tanks for Flammable and subpar. 1
Combustible Liquids

ULC CAN/ULC-S612-99 Hose for Flammable and 8.153
Combustible Liquids

ULC ULC-S615-98 Standard for Reinforced 8.23, 1st paragraph,
Plastic Underground subpar. 2
Tanks for Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC Technical Supplement, Refurbishing of 8.44, paragraph 2
ULC-S615(A)-2002 Reinforced Plastic
Underground Tanks for
Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC CAN/ULC-S620-99 Hose Nozzle Valves for 8.154
Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC ULC-S630-00 Shop Fabricated Steel 8.24, 1st paragraph,
Aboveground Vertical subpar. 3
Tanks for Flammable 8.54, paragraph 2
and Combustible Liquids

ULC CAN/ULC-S642-M87 Compounds and Tapes for 8.69
Threaded Pipe Joints

ULC ULC-S643-00 Shop Fabricated Steel 8.24, 1st paragraph,
Aboveground Utility subpar. 4
Tanks for Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC ULC-S651-00 Emergency Valves for 8.115
Flammable and 8.149
Combustible Liquids

ULC ULC-S653-05 Standard for 8.24, 1st paragraph,
Aboveground Steel subpar. 5
Contained Tank 8.143
Assemblies for
Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC ULC-S655-98 Aboveground Protected 8.24, 1st paragraph,
Tank Assemblies for subpar. 6
Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC ULC/ORD-C58.9-1997 Secondary Containment 8.62, paragraph 5,
Liners for Underground subpar. a
and Aboveground
Flammable and
Combustible Liquid
Tanks

ULC ULC/ORD-C58.10-1992 Jacketed Steel 8.23, 1st paragraph,
Underground Tanks for subpar. 3
Flammable and 8.35, 1st paragraph,
Combustible Liquids subpar. 2,
subpar. b
8.42, 2nd paragraph

ULC ULC/ORD-C58.12-1992 Leak Detection Devices 8.29, paragraph 2
(Volumetric Type) for
Underground Flammable
Liquid Storage Tanks

ULC ULC/ORD-C58.14-1992 Non-Volumetric Leak 8.28, 3rd paragraph
Detection Devices for 8.29, paragraph 2
Underground Flammable
Liquid Storage Tanks

ULC ULC/ORD-C58.15-1992 Overfill Protection 8.61, 1st paragraph,
Devices for Flammable subpar. 1,
Liquid Storage Tanks subpar. a
8.125, paragraph 1
8.127

ULC ULC/ORD-C58.19-1992 Spill Containment 8.127
Devices for Underground
Flammable Liquid
Storage Tanks

ULC ULC/ORD-C107.12-1992 Line Leak Detection 8.28, 3rd paragraph
Devices for Flammable
Liquid Piping

ULC ULC/ORD-C107.21-1992 Under-Dispenser Sumps 8.143

ULC ULC/ORD-C142.5-1992 Concrete Encased Steel 8.24, 1st paragraph,
Aboveground Tank subpar. 7
Assemblies for
Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC ULC/ORD-C142.18-95 Rectangular Steel 8.24, 1st paragraph,
Aboveground Tanks for subpar. 9
Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC ULC/ORD-C142.19-94 Spill Containment 8.61, 1st paragraph,
Devices for Aboveground subpar. 1,
Flammable and subpar. a
Combustible Liquid
Storage Tanks

ULC ULC/ORD-C842-M1984 Guide for the 8.115
Investigation of Valves
for Flammable and
Combustible Liquids

ULC ULC/ORD-C971-05 Nonmetallic Underground 8.27
Piping for Flammable
and Combustible Liquids

O.C. 220-2007, s. 1; O.C. 92-2014, s. 1.
8.07. Unless otherwise indicated in this Chapter, the referenced documents indicated in Table 1 of section 8.06 include all later amendments to an edition, published by an agency mentioned in that Table.
Despite the foregoing, amendments published after 6 March 2014 apply to construction work only as of the date corresponding to the last day of the sixth month following the month in which those amendments are published.
Unless otherwise provided for, a reference in this Chapter to a standard or code is a reference to that standard or code as adopted by the chapter of the Construction Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 2) or Safety Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 3) that refers to it.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1; O.C. 1263-2012, s. 3; O.C. 92-2014, s. 2.
DIVISION IV
APPROVAL OF EQUIPMENT
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.08. Petroleum equipment used in a petroleum equipment installation must, when required by a provision of this Chapter, be approved for the use for which it is intended.
The sale or leasing of such equipment that has not been approved is prohibited. The use of such equipment in a petroleum equipment installation that has not been approved, except for approval purposes, is also prohibited.
Petroleum equipment may, however, during an exhibition, a presentation or a demonstration, be used without prior approval provided that it is accompanied by a notice with the following warning in characters measuring at least 15 mm: “WARNING: this material has not been approved for sale or rental as required under Chapter VIII of the Construction Code.”.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.09. Petroleum equipment certified by one of the following agencies is considered to be approved:
(1)  CSA International (CSA);
(2)  Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada (ULC);
(3)  Intertek Testing Services NA LTD. (WH, cETL);
(4)  Underwriters Laboratories Incorporated (cUL);
(5)  American Petroleum Institute (API); and
(6)  any other certification agency accredited by the Standards Council of Canada as a certification agency for petroleum equipment having notified the Régie du bâtiment du Québec of its accreditation.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.10. Despite section 8.08, approval is not required for each component of petroleum equipment if the petroleum equipment has received overall approval.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.11. For the purposes of this Chapter, “certification” or “certified” means recognition by one of the agencies referred to in section 8.09, by means of a label affixed on certified equipment certifying that the equipment complies with the construction and testing requirements published by the standards development organizations accredited by the Standards Council of Canada to develop petroleum equipment standards.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
DIVISION V
CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.12. A contractor or owner-builder must, after construction work related to the installation, alteration or demolition of high-risk petroleum equipment or complete piping connected to it, provide the Régie du bâtiment du Québec with a certificate of conformity with this Chapter produced and signed by a recognized person under section 8.13 stating that
(1)  the work has been carried out in accordance with sections, 8.21, 8.23, 8.24, 8.26 to 8.28, paragraphs 1 to 3 of section 8.29, sections 8.30, 8.31 and section 8.32, as regards only the clearance between the top of the tank and ground level, sections 8.42 to 8.44, paragraphs 1 and 2 of section 8.45, section 8.46, except paragraphs 1 to 3 of the second paragraph, sections 8.48 to 8.50, paragraph 1 of section 8.51, sections 8.53, 8.55 to 8.57, 8.60 to 8.65, except paragraph 4 of that section, paragraph 2 of section 8.66, sections 8.69, 8.72, 8.75, 8.77, 8.79, 8.80 and section 8.83, as regards only the clearance between piping and ground level, sections 8.85, 8.88 to 8.95, the third paragraph of section 8.96, sections 8.97, 8.98, 8.100, 8.102, 8.108, paragraph 1 of section 8.110, the third paragraph of section 8.112, sections 8.116, 8.124, 8.125, 8.127, 8.128, 8.138, 8.141 to 8.147, 8.149 to 8.151, 8.153, 8.154, 8.156, 8.159, 8.160, the first paragraph of section 8.162, the first and second paragraphs of section 8.166, sections 8.168, 8.170 to 8.172, 8.174, 8.175, the second paragraph of section 8.177, section 8.178, except paragraph 5 of that section, sections 8.179, 8.180, 8.182, 8.185, 8.186, 8.195, 8.197 to 8.199 and section 8.200 as regards the manual valve, sections 8.201, 8.203 to 8.205, 8.207 to 8.209, 8.211 to 8.213 and 8.215 to 8.217;
(2)  the tests and inspections referred to in those sections for that work have been performed and their results are satisfactory; and
(3)  the equipment covered by the certificate is free from leaks and presents no danger to public safety.
Otherwise, the recognized person must inform the contractor or owner-builder and the Board, within 30 days, of any irregularities found and the reasons for refusing to produce the required certificate of conformity.
The certificate must also contain a description of the petroleum equipment inspected, its type, make, the petroleum product it is to contain, its model, capacity, serial number, the standard under which it has been approved or manufactured, the address of the site where the construction work on the petroleum equipment was carried out, the nature of the work carried out, the licence number of the contractor or owner-builder who carried out the work, the date of signature, the name, address, telephone number and professional order membership number, temporary or accreditation permit issued under the Act respecting petroleum products and equipment (chapter P-29.1), of the recognized person who produced the certificate and the date of the beginning and end of the construction work. The certificate may be produced on the form provided for that purpose by the Board.
If high-risk petroleum equipment has already been installed, altered or demolished, the contractor or owner-builder must take the necessary measures so that the recognized person may produce the certificate.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.13. The following persons whose professional activities are related to the inspection, surveillance or design of petroleum equipment installations may be recognized by the Board to produce and sign the certificate of conformity required under section 8.12:
(1)  an engineer who is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec;
(2)  a holder of a temporary licence issued under the Engineers Act (chapter I-9) and
(3)  a professional technologist holding a licence issued by the Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec.
Those persons must not be in a situation of conflict of interest, such as
(1)  performing work on petroleum equipment or decontamination work on sites polluted by petroleum products, or supervising such work, in the capacity of a contractor or employee; or
(2)  having a direct or indirect interest in an enterprise that performs work on petroleum equipment, designs or manufactures petroleum equipment or engages in activities in the field of petroleum product sales, storage or transportation.
An inspector whose certification issued under the Act respecting petroleum products and equipment (chapter P-29.1) is valid until 1 April 2011 may be recognized by the Board until 1 April 2012 to produce and sign the certificate of conformity required by section 8.12, provided the inspector complies with Chapter III of that Act as it read before being revoked.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1; O.C. 838-2011, s. 1.
8.14. The person referred to in section 8.13 who applies for recognition must
(1)  file an application with the Board that contains the following:
(a)  the person’s name, home address, telephone number and membership number of the person’s professional order or the person’s temporary licence number; and
(b)  the number of years of experience acquired in activities related to the fields referred to in section 8.13;
(2)  pay the fees of $588.21, unless the application concerns the third paragraph of section 8.13; and
(3)  certify the accuracy of the information contained in the application.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1; O.C. 838-2011, s. 2.
8.15. The recognition of a person may be revoked by the Board for the following reasons:
(1)  the person no longer meets the conditions set out in section 8.13; or
(2)  the person has been convicted of an offence under section 194 of the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
DIVISION VI
GENERAL
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.16. Construction work carried out on a petroleum equipment installation must be carried out so as to ensure that the equipment provides, in normal conditions of use and when used as intended, satisfactory levels of performance while minimizing danger to the public.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.17. A contractor or owner-builder must, during construction work,
(1)  use construction procedures suitable for the work;
(2)  use the materials, appliances, equipment or devices designed for that purpose; and
(3)  take the necessary precautions to prevent a risk of explosion, fire, spillage or other accidents of that nature.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
DIVISION VII
SPECIAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO PETROLEUM EQUIPMENT
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.18. Petroleum equipment must
(1)  be installed in such a way as to safely contain the petroleum products to be handled and to resist wear, normal handling, fire and shocks;
(2)  be sufficiently leakproof to prevent the risk of explosion, fire, spillage or any other accident of that nature when used during construction work;
(3)  be installed in such a way as to prevent anyone not authorized by the person responsible for the equipment from gaining access to the equipment and be protected from coming into contact with any object that could cause an accident;
(4)  be installed and have the necessary protection devices to ensure the safety of the persons who have access to the equipment or who are supplied from it;
(5)  be designed, erected, installed or placed so that maintenance, repair or demolition work may be carried out; and
(6)  be designed for the use for which it is intended and to resist to the conditions of use to which it is submitted.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.19. Petroleum equipment used to store a Class 1 petroleum product may not be installed in a heated room unless the room is heated by means of an appliance that has no ignition source.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.20. Petroleum equipment used to store a Class 1 or Class 2 petroleum product may not be installed in a room housing an electrical appliance or a pump.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.21. Subject to the provisions of this Chapter, construction work carried out on an aboveground tank used to store petroleum products inside a building must be carried out in compliance with the requirements of section 4.3. of the National Fire Code of Canada, published by the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes of the National Research Council of Canada, and any construction work carried out on aboveground piping and other petroleum equipment connected to such a tank and situated inside a building must be carried out in compliance with the requirements of Part 4 of that Code.
Any petroleum equipment that is covered by the standard “Installation Code for Oil Burning Equipment” (CSA-B139), published by the Canadian Standards Association, must be installed in accordance with the requirements of that standard if the equipment is intended to store diesel fuel or fuel oil and to supply an engine or equipment that is installed permanently.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1; O.C. 92-2014, s. 3.
8.22. The erection or installation of an underground or aboveground tank, a petroleum products distributor and a pump or piping containing such products is prohibited less than 3 m from a vertical plane touching the closest outside wall of a subway works.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.23. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an underground tank unless the underground tank has been approved under one of the following standards:
(1)  ULC-S603 Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada;
(2)  ULC-S615 Reinforced Plastic Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada; or
(3)  ULC/ORD-C58.10 Jacketed Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada.
The installation must also be carried out in compliance with the standard under which the tank has been approved.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.24. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an aboveground tank unless the aboveground tank has been approved under one of the following standards:
(1)  ULC-S601 Shop Fabricated Steel Aboveground Horizontal Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada;
(2)  CAN/ULC-S602 Aboveground Steel Tanks for the Storage of Combustible Liquids Intended to be used as Heating and/or Generator Fuels, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada;
(3)  ULC-S630 Shop Fabricated Steel Aboveground Vertical Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada;
(4)  ULC-S643 Shop Fabricated Steel Aboveground Utility Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada;
(5)  ULC-S653 Aboveground Steel Contained Tank Assemblies for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada;
(6)  ULC-S655 Aboveground Protected Tank Assemblies for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada;
(7)  ULC/ORD-C142.5 Concrete Encased Steel Aboveground Tanks Assemblies for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada;
(8)  API-650 Welded Steel Tanks for Oil Storage, published by the American Petroleum Institute; or
(9)  ULC/ORD-C142.18 Rectangular Steel Aboveground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.25. A contractor or owner-builder may install steel piping only if it meets the manufacturing requirements of one of the following standards:
(1)  API-5L Line Pipe published by the American Petroleum Institute;
(2)  ASTM-A53/A53M Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated, Welded and Seamless, published by the American Society for Testing and Materials; or
(3)  CSA-Z245.1 Steel Pipe, published by the Canadian Standards Association.
In addition, if service pressure exceeds 875 kPa, piping and fittings must meet the requirements of ASME Standard B31.3 Process Piping, published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.26. A contractor or owner-builder may install copper piping only for fuel oil to supply a heating appliance, diesel fuel or biodiesel fuel to supply a generator engine. In addition, the piping must meet the requirements of CSA Standard B140.0 Oil Burning Equipment: General Requirements, published by the Canadian Standards Association.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.27. A contractor or owner-builder may install nonmetallic piping only if it meets the requirements of ULC/ORD Standard C971 Nonmetallic Underground Piping for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada. The piping must be installed so that there are no joints in the ground.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.28. A contractor or owner-builder may install double-walled piping only if it meets the requirements of
(1)  section 8.25, if it is steel;
(2)  section 8.26, if it is copper; or
(3)  section 8.27, if it is nonmetallic.
Such piping must be installed inside other piping that meets the requirements of section 8.25, 8.26 or 8.27, as the case may be.
It must also have an automatic leak detection system with a visual and audible alarm that meets the requirements of ULC/ORD Standard C107.12 Line Leak Detection Devices for Flammable Liquid Piping or ULC/ORD Standard C58.14 Non-Volumetric Leak Detection Devices for Underground Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
DIVISION VIII
SPECIAL PROVISIONS APPLYING TO HIGH-RISK PETROLEUM EQUIPMENT
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 1.  — Underground tanks
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.29. An underground tank must, to be installed,
(1)  have a double wall and a capacity of more than 110,000 litres;
(2)  have, in its interstitial space, an automatic leak detection system with a visual and audible alarm manufactured under the requirements of ULC/ORD Standard C58.12 Leak Detection Devices (Volumetric Type) for Underground Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks or ULC/ORD Standard C58.14 Non-Volumetric Leak Detection Devices for Underground Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada;
(3)  contain, in its interstitial space, where applicable, brine composed exclusively of calcium chloride with or without potassium chloride or sodium chloride where the respective concentration does not exceed 42%, 3% and 2%; and
(4)  have any damage repaired, before the tank is backfilled, according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.30. An underground tank must be installed
(1)  at least 1 m from the foundations of any building;
(2)  at least 1 m from any other tank;
(3)  at least 1 m from the property line;
(4)  at least 750 mm from the inner wall of the excavation; and
(5)  in such manner that the loads carried by the foundations or the supports of a building cannot be transmitted to the tank; in addition, the soil must not be removed from the footing down to the bed of the excavation, in a 45 ° slope.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.31. An underground tank likely to be subjected to overhead vehicular traffic must be sited
(1)  at a depth not less than 1 m below ground level, be covered with not less than 900 mm of a backfill material referred to in section 8.33 and be covered with not less than 100 mm of bituminous concrete; or
(2)  at a depth of not less than 450 mm, be covered with at least 300 mm of a backfill material referred to in section 8.33 and be covered with a reinforced concrete slab not less than 150 mm thick; the slab must also extend at least 300 mm horizontally beyond the perimeter of the tank.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.32. An underground tank not to be subjected to overhead vehicular traffic must be sited
(1)  at a depth of not less than 600 mm below ground level and be covered with a backfill material referred to in section 8.33; or
(2)  at a depth of not less than 400 mm, be covered with a backfill material referred to in section 8.33 and be covered with a reinforced concrete slab at least 100 mm thick.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.33. An underground tank must be installed on a backfill foundation at least 300 mm thick, that exceeds the tank’s perimeter by at least 300 mm and is composed of one of the following materials:
(1)  in the case of a fibreglass tank, pea gravel, rounded pea gravel between 3 and 20 mm or crushed stone at least 3 mm and not more than 13 mm; in addition, each material used must be clean and without dust, sand, debris, organic material, ice or snow so that not more than 3% of its weight passes through a 2.5 mm sieve;
(2)  in the case of a steel tank, clean or natural sand free of stones compacted to at least 90% of the optimal density of the modified proctor determined according to CAN/BNQ Standard 2501-255, Soils - Determination of the Water-Density Relation - Modified Effort Compaction Test (2,700 kN.m/m3), published by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec, and be without stone, debris, organic material, ice or snow; or
(3)  in the case of a jacketed steel underground tank, clean or natural sand free of stones compacted to at least 90% of the optimal density of the modified proctor determined according to CAN/BNQ Standard 2501-255, Soils - Determination of the Water-Density Relation - Modified Effort Compaction Test (2,700 kN.m/m3), published by the Bureau de normalisation du Québec, and be without stone, debris, organic material, ice or snow, or pea gravel or rounded pea gravel between 3 and 20 mm.
The tank must be backfilled, as applicable, with the materials described in subparagraphs 1 to 3 of the first paragraph and be covered with a finishing grade layer not more than 300 mm thick.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.34. An underground tank must be lowered into an excavation by the use of lifting lugs and hooks designed for that purpose or spreader bars, if required by the manufacturer’s instructions; the use of chains or slings around the tank is prohibited.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.35. After an underground tank has been set in the excavation, it must undergo the leak tests listed below that are to be conducted in compliance with the following requirements:
(1)  for the inner wall of a tank,
(a)  all the tank’s caps must be removed and steel caps must be installed, after a joint compound or tape has been applied that meets the requirements of section 8.69;
(b)  a safety valve set to a pressure of not more than 40 kPa capable of discharging the flow from the pressure source must be installed on a tank opening and its operation inspected before each test;
(c)  the pressure inside the tank and in its interstitial space must be measured simultaneously using a pressure gauge calibrated in units of not more than 1 kPa;
(d)  a pressure of at least 30 kPa and not more than 35 kPa must be created inside the tank; and
(e)  the pressure in the interstitial space must remain stable;
(2)  for the outer wall of a tank,
(a)  the pressure inside the tank and in its interstitial space must be measured simultaneously using a pressure gauge calibrated in units of not more than 1 kPa;
(b)  the pressure source must come from the inside part of the tank and be transferred into the interstitial space until it reaches a pressure of at least 30 kPa and not more than 35 kPa; a tank manufactured under ULC/ORD Standard C58.10 Jacketed Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada, may be pressurized according to the manufacturer’s instructions;
(c)  it must be tested using leak detection fluid; and
(d)  the interstitial space of a fibreglass tank must be inspected according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
During the tests, once the temperature has been stabilized and the pressure source removed, the pressure created must be maintained for at least one hour.
The pressure created in the interstitial space of the tank must be released before the pressure of the inner wall.
During each test period, the necessary inspections must be made to ensure the tests are properly conducted and to prevent accidents.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.36. In the case of a tank with compartments, each compartment must be tested separately in accordance with section 8.35, not simultaneously and only if the adjacent compartment is not under pressure.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.37. If the tank has already contained a petroleum product or other flammable product, the leak tests required by section 8.35 must be conducted using nitrogen.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.38. The tests required by section 8.35 need not be conducted if the contractor or owner-builder
(1)  ascertains that depressurization of at least 42 kPa created by the manufacturer in the interstitial space of the tank is maintained after it has been placed in the excavation; or
(2)  has conducted a vacuum test on the interstitial space at a pressure of at least 42 kPa for at least one hour, if such a test is authorized by the manufacturer.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.39. When leakage is detected during the leak tests, the tank must be repaired and subjected to a new test or be replaced.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.40. A contractor or owner-builder may not use a petroleum product to ballast a tank unless the tank has a fill pipe and a vent line and all other openings have been plugged.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.41. If the water table is reached during excavation work to install an underground tank, the contractor or owner-builder must comply with the following requirements:
(1)  the up-lift stress of the tank must be calculated and a copy of the calculation must accompany the analysis documents and be sent to the owner to be filed in the petroleum equipment installation register that the owner must make available to the Board in accordance with Chapter VI of the Safety Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 3) made under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1);
(2)  the calculation must be based on the highest estimated water-level elevation;
(3)  if the calculation indicates that the up-lift stress is such that an empty tank could be displaced, the tank must be anchored by anchor straps attached to a reinforced concrete slab or to anchor weights under the tank, by ground anchors or by use of a reinforced concrete slab above the tank;
(4)  the size of the slab or anchors must be designed on the basis of the up-lift stress to which the empty tank will be submitted and in a manner to prevent it from lifting;
(5)  the tank must be separated from a concrete slab or anchor weight by a layer at least 300 mm thick of a backfill material referred to in section 8.33;
(6)  every anchor strap or ground anchor must be electrically insulated from the tank, be installed in such a manner that it does not damage the tank’s protective coating, and be tightened by hand in the case of a strap; and
(7)  the strength of the anchor straps and ground anchors must be determined on the basis of the factors mentioned in paragraph 4.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.42. A contractor or owner-builder may not carry out construction work on a steel underground tank unless it is protected against corrosion using a method in either of the following documents:
(1)  CAN/ULC Standard S603.1 External Corrosion Protection Systems for Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada; or
(2)  RP0619 Standard 2002 Control of External Corrosion on Underground or Submerged Metallic Piping Systems or RP0285 Standard 2002 Corrosion Control of Underground Storage Tank System by Cathodic Protection, published by NACE International, if the petroleum equipment installation is protected by an induced current system.
Despite the foregoing, a tank that meets the requirements of ULC/ORD Standard C58.10 Jacketed Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada, need not be protected against corrosion.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.43. Every excavation in which a tank is installed must have at least one observation well.
The observation well must consist of a perforated pipe at least 150 mm in diameter installed vertically, extending down 900 mm below the bottom of the tank, and be accessible from the ground. The pipe must also be enclosed inside a permeable lining if it is buried in sand.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.44. A contractor or owner-builder may not install
(1)  a steel underground tank that has been removed from the ground, unless it has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the ULC-S603(A) Technical Supplement Document, Refurbishing of Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada; or
(2)  a fibreglass underground tank that has been removed from the ground, unless it has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the ULC-S615(A) Technical Supplement Document, Refurbishing of Reinforced Plastic Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.45. If construction work consists in removing petroleum equipment from the ground, the contractor or owner-builder must, as the case may be,
(1)  empty all petroleum product from the tank, piping and motor fuel dispensers, before their removal;
(2)  remove the tank and piping from the ground and from the site along with the motor fuel dispenser connected to it, after purging the tank of all vapours until the flammable vapour concentration is less than 20% of the lower explosive limit; or
(3)  destroy the tank as provided by section 8.68 or have it approved as provided by section 8.44, in which case it must be purged of any vapour and its openings must be hermetically sealed other than a ventilation opening of at least 60 mm in diameter.
8.46. A contractor or owner-builder may not carry out alteration work to an underground tank that may be abandoned on site, unless the contractor or owner-builder has obtained the certificate of a person recognized under section 8.13, stating that
(1)  removing the tank would jeopardize the integrity of the building’s structure or of a part that is essential for the intended use of the building; or
(2)  the machinery required for the removal of the tank cannot be taken onto the site.
The contractor or owner-builder must then
(1)  remove all sludge from the tank so as to prevent any explosion and dispose of it in a tank or other closed container compatible with petroleum products;
(2)  remove the piping from the ground;
(3)  purge the tank of all vapours until the concentration is less than 10% of the lower explosive limit; and
(4)  fill the tank with inert material such as sand, gravel or concrete and plug the openings.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 2.  — Aboveground tanks
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.47. An aboveground tank, a loading or unloading facility and metal piping installed on a tank must be protected against external corrosion by the use of paint, wrapping or coating.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.48. Siting of an aboveground tank must conform to the requirements of the following Tables 2 and 3:
TABLE 2
SITING OF ABOVEGROUND TANKS
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Minimum distance, in metres, measured
horizontally, between any point on
outside tank shell and

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Tank Product Dike centre line Closest Property
capacity when required by building* line
(Litres) sections 8.60 and
8.61
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2,000 to Class 1 D D D

5,000 Class 2 and 3 0.5 0.5 1.5
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5,001 to Class 1 D D D

47,000 Class 2 and 3** 1.5 1.5 1.5

Class 3 - flash 0.5 0.5 1.5
point above
93.3 °C
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47,001 to Class 1 D D D

200,000* Class 2 and 3** D D D

Class 3 - flash 1 1 D
point above
93.3 °C
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200,001 to All D 5 5
400,000

400,001 to All D 9 9
2,000,000

2,000,001 to All D 12 12
4,000,000

More than All D 15 15
4,000,000
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D: The greater distance between 3 m and one-half tank height. Tank height is measured from the bottom of the diked area.
* For tanks installed inside a building, distance is measured from the tank shell to the walls and ceiling of the building housing them.
** Class 3 products with a flash point not above 93.3 °C.
TABLE 3
DISTANCES BETWEEN TWO ABOVEGROUND TANKS
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Tank capacity Minimum free distance
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Tanks where none exceeds 1 m
230,000 L
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Tanks of various capacities, One-half of smallest tank
one only exceeding 230,000 L diameter, but never less than 1 m
__________________________________________________________________________

Tanks of equal capacity, each One-half diameter of one tank
exceeding 230,000 L
__________________________________________________________________________

Tanks of various capacities, One-half diameter of smallest
each exceeding 230,000 L tank
__________________________________________________________________________
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.49. Despite section 8.48, an aboveground tank used to store motor fuel in a motor fuel dispensing outlet situated in a designated location must be installed so that the tank and the end of the motor fuel dispensing hose are at all times at least 12 m from any building or property line.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.50. An aboveground tank used to store and sell motor fuel that is installed in a designated location within the limits of a municipality must be protected by a fence that meets the requirements of section 8.217.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.51. A contractor or owner-builder may not install
(1)  an aboveground vertical tank, unless it rests on concrete or masonry foundations or on a bed of crushed stone, gravel, sand or a combination of those materials; or
(2)  an aboveground horizontal tank, unless it sits above ground level on a support of concrete, masonry or steel coated with an anti-corrosive material.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.52. A steel support on which an aboveground tank is installed must have a fire-resistance rating longer than 2 hours within the meaning of Chapter I, except for a steel stand if the lowest point of the tank supported by it is not more than 300 mm above ground.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.53. A contractor or owner-builder may not install a vertical tank directly on the ground, unless the slope allows water to flow away from the base of the tank.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.54. In areas subject to earthquake forces, a tank used to store petroleum products, its supports and connections must be designed to resist such forces in compliance with
(1)  Part 4 of the Code referred to in Chapter I, as amended by Division III of that Chapter; and
(2)  Appendix A of ULC Standard S630 Shop Fabricated Steel Aboveground Vertical Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.55. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an aboveground tank on a floodplain referred to in the Protection Policy for Lakeshores, Riverbanks, Littoral Zones and Floodplains (chapter Q-2, r. 35), unless it is anchored to prevent floating.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.56. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an aboveground tank, unless it is protected from vehicle impact.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.57. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an aboveground tank that has piping or a fitting connected to it at a point below the highest level to which the petroleum product it contains may rise, unless the piping or fitting has a shut-off valve that meets the requirements of one of the standards referred to in section 8.115 and is located as near as is practicable to the shell of the tank.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.58. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an aboveground tank used to store petroleum products, unless openings for gauging tanks have a vapour tight and lockable cover.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.59. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an aboveground tank with a heating appliance, except if it has thermometers and thermostats so that the temperature of the product it contains is maintained at least 10 °C below the product’s flash point.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.60. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an aboveground tank used to store petroleum products, unless it has a dike to form a diked area around the aboveground tank or tank farm holding 5,000 litres or more.
To that end, the diked area that protects
(1)  one tank only must have a capacity sufficient to contain a volume of liquid at least 10% greater than the volume of the tank;
(2)  several tanks must have a capacity sufficient to contain a volume of liquid at least equal to the volume of the greater of
(a)  the capacity of the largest tank plus 10% of the aggregate capacity of all the other tanks; and
(b)  the capacity of the largest tank plus 10%.
In calculating the capacity of the diked area, the volume of the part of the tanks situated below the top of the dike must be included.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.61. The dike referred to in section 8.60 is not required for
(1)  a tank with a capacity of 50,000 litres or less that meets the following requirements:
(a)  it has an overfill protection device that meets the requirements of ULC/ORD Standard C58.15 Overfill Protection Devices for Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada, and a containment device with a capacity of at least 15 litres that meets the requirements of ULC/ORD Standard C142.19 Spill Containment Devices for Aboveground Flammable and Combustible Liquid Storage Tanks, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada; and
(b)  it meets one of the standards referred to in paragraphs 5 to 7 of section 8.24 or, in the case of a double-walled tank, one of the standards referred to in paragraphs 1 and 3 of that section; or
(2)  a tank used to store Type No. 4, No. 5 or No. 6 fuel oil if it has a system capable in the event of leakage of containing or directing the product to a safe location.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.62. A contractor or owner-builder may not construct a dike around an aboveground tank, unless it meets the following requirements:
(1)  the dike must be of earthwork, steel, concrete or bonded masonry, be liquid-tight and be capable of withstanding a full hydrostatic head;
(2)  the slope of the walls of the dike must be consistent with the angle of repose of the material used;
(3)  the dike must not be higher than 1.8 m from the bottom of the diked area;
(4)  the minimum distance between the dike centre line and the outer tank shell must meet the requirements of Table 2 of section 8.48; and
(5)  the inner wall and the bottom of a diked area must be impermeable to petroleum products and, to that end, the impermeability must be ensured by
(a)  a liner protected against loads and fire complying with ULC/ORD Standard C58.9 Secondary Containment Liners for Underground and Aboveground Flammable and Combustible Liquids Tanks, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada;
(b)  a compacted layer of homogeneous soil at least 3 m thick where the water permeability coefficient of the soil is equal to or less than 10-6 cm/s; and
(c)  a construction consisting of concrete or other incombustible material, provided that the diked area is approved by an engineer who is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.63. In the case of subparagraph b of paragraph 5 of section 8.62, the contractor or owner-builder must obtain a laboratory report attesting to the required permeability and thickness of the soil. A copy of the report must be sent to the owner of the tank to be filed in the register referred to in paragraph 1 of section 8.41.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.64. A contractor or owner-builder may not install a tank used to store a Class 1 petroleum product, except if access to the roof of the tank and to the shut-off valve controls is situated higher than the height of the dike if
(1)  the height of the dike exceeds 3.5 m; or
(2)  the distance between the tank and the top inside edge of the dike wall is lower than the height of the dike.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.65. A contractor or owner-builder may not construct a diked area for an aboveground tank, unless
(1)  the diked area has a drainage system such as a sump or a channel located at its lowest point and has a closed valve to drain the water;
(2)  the control for the drainage system valve is accessible at all times;
(3)  the bottom of the diked area has a uniform slope of at least 1% between any tank and the lowest point; and
(4)  the diked area complies with paragraph f of section 4.3.2.3.2 of NFPA Standard 30 Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, published by the National Fire Protection Association, if it contains more than 1 tank.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.66. If construction work consists in removing aboveground petroleum equipment, the contractor or owner-builder must
(1)  drain petroleum products from tanks, piping, motor fuel dispensers and loading and unloading equipment before they are removed; and
(2)  remove all tanks, piping, motor fuel dispensers, loading and unloading equipment and any leakage and spillage protection work from the site.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.67. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an aboveground tank or aboveground piping that has already been used, unless the following requirements are met:
(1)  the tank must be manufactured and approved in accordance with the provisions of section 8.24, and the plates identifying the manufacturer and the certification agency referred to in section 8.09 must be affixed to the tank and be legible;
(2)  the tank must be cleaned, inspected and subjected to pneumatic leak testing with inert or hydrostatic gas in compliance with the standards prescribed in section 8.24, and be protected against external corrosion; and
(3)  the piping must be cleaned, inspected and protected against external corrosion.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 3.  — Demolition work
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.68. A contractor or owner-builder may not demolish a tank unless the tank has been
(1)  cleaned of any petroleum product residue; and
(2)  purged of any vapour while ensuring that, during the demolition operation, the concentration of vapours is less than 10% of the lower explosive limit at all times.
The work must be carried out in such a manner as to render the tank unusable and to prevent any accumulation of flammable vapours. The work must in addition be carried out in a safe location where the public has no access, using the equipment necessary to recover all petroleum product residue; that location must also comply with the planning by-laws in force in the territory of the municipality where the work is carried out.
A contractor or owner-builder must in addition place petroleum product residue in a tank or other closed container compatible with petroleum products. The residue and materials from the dismantling must be shipped to a site authorized under the Environment Quality Act (chapter Q-2).
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 4.  — Piping
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.69. The threaded joint in piping used to contain petroleum products must be made using a joint compound or polytetrafluoroethylene tape that meets the requirements of CAN/ULC Standard S642 Compounds and Tapes for Threaded Pipe Joints, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.70. Piping used to contain petroleum products must be welded in compliance with API Standard 1104 Welding of Pipelines and Related Facilities, published by the American Petroleum Institute.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.71. Except in the case of piping supplying a marina bulk plant, a contractor or owner-builder may install a petroleum equipment installation only if it has separate pipe lines for
(1)  unleaded regular or premium gasoline included in Class 1 petroleum products;
(2)  Class 1 petroleum products other than gasoline;
(3)  Class 2 petroleum products; and
(4)  Class 3 petroleum products.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.72. A contractor or owner-builder may not install metallic piping on a petroleum equipment installation, including its couplings, flanges and bolts, unless it is protected against external corrosion.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.73. A contractor or owner-builder may not install the transfer pump of a petroleum equipment installation able to create a pressure greater than that which the downstream piping components can withstand, unless the pump has a safety valve and a bypass.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.74. A contractor or owner-builder may not use in construction work aboveground piping, valves, connections or any other material, unless they are suitable for the maximum pressure and temperature for proper operation and for the chemical properties of the liquid the piping is to contain.
The contractor or owner-builder also may not use material that cannot withstand internal stress or mechanical damage related to its use or a combustible or low-melting material subject to failure even in a light fire.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.75. The underground piping of a petroleum equipment installation that is to pass through concrete must be installed in a sleeve to allow for expansion.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.76. Aboveground piping that is to contain petroleum products must, to be used, have been designed to make provision for thermal expansion and contraction related to its use.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.77. Piping that is to contain petroleum products must be installed to be accessible where it enters a building, and have inside and outside control valves.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.78. Every underground part of piping that is to contain petroleum products must, to be used, have a double wall that meets the requirements of section 8.28 and be connected at its lowest point with a liquid-tight collector well.
The collector well must, in addition, have an automatic leak detection system with a visual and audible alarm that meets the requirements of section 8.28.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.79. Construction work carried out on underground piping must, in addition to meeting the requirements of this Chapter, be carried out according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.80. A joint at the point of connection of underground piping with a tank must be a swing joint or have an underground flexible connection, unless the piping is vertical at its point of connection to the tank over its entire length.
In addition, a swing joint or flexible connection must be connected at the base of each dispenser, at the connection of a submersible pump and the vertical portion of the vent.
Despite the foregoing, a swing joint is not required if the piping is flexible.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.81. Piping connected to an underground tank that is to supply it must be connected at the top of the tank. The piping must also be free of pockets or traps allowing liquid to accumulate, and have a minimum 1% slope towards the tank.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.82. Piping must be backfilled
(1)  with clean or natural sand free of stones compacted mechanically on site in the case of steel piping;
(2)  with crushed stone or pea gravel in the case of fibreglass piping; or
(3)  according to the manufacturer’s instructions in the case of flexible piping.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.83. Underground piping must be backfilled with one of the materials referred to in section 8.82 in such manner that
(1)  the piping is bedded on at least 150 mm of backfill;
(2)  there is at least 150 mm of backfill measured horizontally between the piping and the excavation wall;
(3)  the backfill between each pipe is at least twice as thick as the nominal diameter of the largest pipe; and
(4)  the backfill above the piping is at least 450 mm deep including the finishing grade layer.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.84. Underground piping must, before being connected to a tank, be subjected to a leak test conducted in compliance with the following requirements:
(1)  for the inner wall,
(a)  the ends of the pipes must be hermetically plugged;
(b)  the pressure created inside the piping must be measured using a pressure gauge calibrated in units of not more than 10 kPa;
(c)  air or nitrogen hydrostatic pressure of not less than 350 kPa and not more than 700 kPa must be applied; despite the foregoing, the suction piping that is to contain fuel oil or motor fuel to supply a generator engine and that is referred to in CSA Standard B139 Installation Code for Oil Burning Equipment, published by the Canadian Standards Association, may be vacuum tested under at least 68 kPa;
(d)  each connection or accessible part of the piping must be tested before being backfilled, using leak detection fluid;
(e)  once the temperature has been stabilized and the pressure source removed, the pressure created must be maintained for at least one hour; and
(f)  if the piping is designed to be exclusively used as suction piping, it must be leak tested according to the manufacturer’s instructions; and
(2)  for the outer wall of double-walled piping, the leak test must be conducted according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.85. Every connection to underground piping that has not been leak tested under section 8.84 must, after being connected to the tank, be subjected to an air leak test or nitrogen leak test conducted in compliance with the following requirements:
(1)  a safety valve of not more than 40 kPa capable of discharging the flow from the pressure source must be installed and inspected before each test;
(2)  the pressure created inside the tank and the piping must be measured using a pressure gauge calibrated in units of not more than 1 kPa;
(3)  a pressure of not less than 30 kPa and not more than 35 kPa must be applied over the entire petroleum equipment installation being tested;
(4)  all the connections between the tank and the piping must be leak tested with leak detection fluid while the entire installation is under pressure; and
(5)  once the temperature has been stabilized and the pressure source removed, the pressure must be maintained for at least 1 hour.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.86. Despite sections 8.84 and 8.85, air may not be used in a leak test for petroleum equipment that has already contained a petroleum product or that has not been purged of all petroleum product vapour.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.87. If a leak test reveals leakage, all connections between the tank and the piping must be repaired or replaced and subjected to the tests referred to in sections 8.84 and 8.85.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.88. Metal material that is to contain petroleum products and that is used during the installation, repair or alteration of underground piping, including galvanized steel piping, valves, vents and underground metallic connections, must be new and protected against corrosion in compliance with Appendix A of CAN/ULC Standard S603.1 External Corrosion Protection Systems for Steel Underground Tanks for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada.
Corrosion protection in compliance with that method is not required if the piping is used in a designated location for a period of less than 2 years.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.89. Underground metallic piping installed during construction work must be installed with at least 2,000 kPa resistance screwed fittings or Schedule 40 welded fittings.
The use of tightened end joints or fully threaded joints for that purpose is prohibited.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.90. A coupler used on underground piping must be a 2,000 kPa coupler designed for petroleum products.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.91. A swing joint connected during construction work on threaded steel underground piping must be connected with two 90 ° elbows and a nipple.
For that purpose, the use of the following is prohibited:
(1)  a male-female elbow,
(2)  a close fully-threaded nipple, and
(3)  a 45 ° elbow.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.92. Underground galvanized steel piping may not be welded during construction work.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.93. Non-metallic piping used during construction work must be underground.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.94. A swing joint connected during construction work on rigid non-metallic underground piping must have a 90 ° elbow that can be connected to the petroleum product extraction system, a 1.5 metre-long non-metallic nipple connected to another 90 ° elbow in turn connected to non-metallic piping at least 1.5 m in length, installed respecting that sequence.
That type of swing joint may not be connected at the base of a dispenser.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.95. The tank of a petroleum equipment installation installed during construction work must have a vent.
The vent may not be connected to more than one tank unless it is of a diameter that allows the vapours from the various tanks to be purged without causing the allowable stress for each tank to be exceeded.
The vent on a tank that is to contain a Class 1 petroleum product may not be connected to the vent of a tank that is to contain a Class 2 or Class 3 petroleum product.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.96. The vent referred to in section 8.95 must, in the case of a tank that is to contain a Class 1 or Class 2 petroleum product, have a weather-proof hood, and a flame arrester device in the case of a tank that is to contain a Class 1 petroleum product.
Such a device must not create additional resistance to the flow of gases.
The vent must also be connected to the top of the tank by means of piping with a minimum 1% slope towards the tank and the aboveground portion of the vent must be protected from vehicle impact.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.97. The vent referred to in section 8.95 must be located outside a building and positioned in such a manner that flammable vapours cannot be drawn into the building.
The end must be
(1)  higher than the end of the fill pipe;
(2)  at a distance of not less than 3.5 m, in the case of a tank containing a Class 1 petroleum product, or 2 m in the case of a tank containing other petroleum products;
(3)  at a distance of not less than 1.5 m from any building opening in the case of a tank containing a Class 1 petroleum product, or not less than 600 mm in the case of a tank containing other petroleum products; and
(4)  at a distance of not less than 7.5 m from any dispenser, in the case of an underground tank containing gasoline.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.98. Vent piping for an underground tank must have a cross-sectional area sufficient to allow filling or withdrawal at the maximum rate without causing the allowable stress for the tank to be exceeded.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.99. Vent piping for an underground tank must be installed so that it is free from any device likely to cause back pressure exceeding the allowable stress for the tank.
In the case of an underground tank to be used to store a Class 2 or Class 3 petroleum product, vent piping may be fitted with return bends, coarse screens or other devices designed to minimize the entry of material.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.100. The minimum diameter of the vent referred to in section 8.99 must respect the values in the following Table 4 if the vent piping does not have more than 7 elbows; in other cases, the diameter must exceed the values so that the allowable stress for the tank is not exceeded.
TABLE 4
VENT DIAMETERS (mm)
________________________________________________

Maximum flow Pipe length
Rate (L/min)
_____________________________

15 m 30 m 60 m
________________________________________________

380 32 32 32
760 32 32 32
1,140 32 32 38
1,520 32 38 50
1,900 32 38 50
2,280 38 50 50
2,660 50 50 50
3,040 50 50 75
3,420 50 50 75
3,800 50 50 75
________________________________________________
N.B.: Vent size is based on the highest filling or emptying flow rate.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.101. The vent referred to in section 8.99 may not extend more than 25 mm inside an underground tank, unless it has an alarm.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.102. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an aboveground tank unless it has safety venting that meets API Standard 2000 Venting Atmospheric and Low Pressure Storage Tanks: Nonrefrigerated and Refrigerated, published by the American Petroleum Institute or one of the construction standards referred to in section 8.24.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.103. A contractor or owner-builder may not install, in a petroleum equipment installation, aboveground piping that crosses a road, public road or public service installation, unless the piping meets the requirements of CAN/CSA Standard Z662 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems, published by the Canadian Standards Association.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.104. An aboveground piping system installed on a petroleum equipment installation must have bypasses or safety valves capable of preventing over-pressurization.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.105. Aboveground piping used during construction work must have been designed and installed so that petroleum product velocity in the piping does not exceed 2.5 m/s, unless the piping is directly connected to a marine wharf.
In addition, insulation wrapping on aboveground piping must be non-combustible and, if inside a building, must meet the requirements of Chapter I.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.106. Aboveground piping that is to contain petroleum products, the piping valves and fill pipe of a petroleum equipment installation installed during construction work must display permanent identification of contents in compliance with the document entitled “Colour-Symbol System to Mark Equipment and Vehicles for Product Identification”, published by the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute.
In addition, the piping may not be red in colour.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.107. Flanged joints for aboveground piping must be provided in welded systems at intervals that will facilitate dismantling and avoid subsequent in-place cutting and welding operations.
Flanged joints must be made with forged or cast steel flanges designed, manufactured and installed in compliance with ASME Standard B16.5 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings, published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers; bronze flanges may be used on copper or brass piping not exceeding 50 mm in diameter.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.108. Only welded, screwed or flanged connections may be installed on piping inside a tank dike.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.109. Bolting materials for flanged connections installed on piping that is to contain petroleum products must be of alloy steel corresponding to Grade B-7 in ASTM Standard A193/A193M, Alloy-Steel and Stainless Steel Bolting Materials for High Temperature or High Pressure Service and Other Purpose Applications, published by the American Society for Testing and Materials.
Gaskets in flanged connections must be of a material resistant to the liquid contained in the piping and capable of withstanding temperatures of at least 650 °C without damage.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.110. At the time of installation, aboveground piping must be subjected to a leak detection test conducted in compliance with the following requirements:
(1)  a test pressure of not less than 350 kPa, or 1 1/2 times the maximum operating pressure that may be produced within the piping, whichever is greater, must be created within the piping;
(2)  the piping system and its joints must be inspected with leak detection fluid;
(3)  the pressure created in the piping must be measured using a pressure gauge calibrated in units of not more than 4 kPa for gauge pressure equal to or less than 700 kPa and in units not greater than 1% of the test pressure, if it exceeds 700 kPa and the piping system is designed for such pressures.
If test pressures exceed the design pressures for pumps or similar components in the piping system, the pumps or components need not be pressure tested.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.111. Aboveground piping containing petroleum products and installed within a building must be as short and direct as practicable.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.112. Aboveground piping must be installed in such manner as to reduce vibrations and stress to a minimum and not come directly into contact with the ground.
The use of expansion shields to suspend aboveground piping is prohibited in lightweight concrete or gypsum assemblies.
Aboveground piping must also be protected by barriers in areas subject to vehicle impact.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.113. The installation of the following is prohibited:
(1)  aboveground outdoor piping on walls unless the walls are of non-combustible construction;
(2)  outdoor piping above windows;
(3)  outdoor piping above roofs, except roofs that are non-combustible and impermeable to petroleum products with provision for the collection of spillage to prevent a fire; and
(4)  piping containing petroleum products in service tunnels used for pedestrian traffic other than tunnels reserved for maintenance personnel.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.114. Aboveground indoor piping containing petroleum products must be supported overhead or be located in a trench; it must not be installed under combustible flooring.
The trench referred to in the first paragraph must have trapped drains or positive ventilation to the outdoors preventing the accumulation of flammable vapours.
The aboveground piping must be located close to the ceiling or beams, or along walls not less than 1.8 m above the floor, subject to section 3.3.1.8 of the Code referred to in Chapter I, as amended by Division III of that Chapter.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.115. A contractor or owner-builder may not install valves or safety valves in aboveground piping that is to carry petroleum products, unless they meet the manufacturing specifications in either of the following standards: ULC/ORD-C842 Guide for the Investigation of Valves for Flammable and Combustible Liquids or ULC-S651 Emergency Valves for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.116. A shut-off valve must be installed on the aboveground piping of a petroleum equipment installation at the following locations:
(1)  at connections of the piping to aboveground tanks;
(2)  on supply piping where it enters buildings or any other works or place immediately accessible from the outside of the buildings or works;
(3)  on branch lines from the main supply line;
(4)  on supply lines at petroleum products dispensing locations;
(5)  at connections of meters or air bleeder valves; and
(6)  at connections of pumps.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.117. Diaphragm valves must have no direct connections to aboveground piping between the liquid and air section.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.118. Globe valves installed on aboveground piping must be arranged so that the packing is on the low pressure side.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.119. Rising stem or other indicating-type valves must be used to determine whether the valves are open or shut.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.120. Cast-iron meters installed on aboveground piping must have steel valves on each side.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.121. Valves installed on aboveground piping must be identified in compliance with section 8.106.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.122. Water bleed valves installed on aboveground tanks must be made of steel and protected from impact if the valves are outside the aboveground tanks.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.123. Heating equipment for aboveground piping containing petroleum products that is installed on a petroleum equipment installation must be designed not to overheat or create an ignition source for the liquids being heated.
For that purpose, the heating equipment may consist of
(1)  steam lines if
(a)  the minimum steam temperature and pressure to make the liquid fluid are used;
(b)  a pressure regulator is provided on the steam line with a relief valve on the downstream side of the regulator; and
(c)  the steam lines and piping are insulated in compliance with the requirements of Chapter I;
(2)  a set of electrical heating cables; and
(3)  low-voltage alternating current passing through the piping provided that
(a)  the heated sections of piping are isolated from the unheated sections by non-conductive material; and
(b)  all piping and fittings are enclosed by insulating coverings that prevent accidental grounding of the heating equipment.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.124. The intake end of a fill pipe or gauge pipe of an underground tank must be
(1)  located outside a building, more than 1.5 m from any building opening and in a place free of any ignition source;
(2)  located not less than 600 mm from any building opening in the case of a tank containing motor fuel as a Class 2 petroleum product and that supplies a generator engine or in the case of a fuel oil tank supplying heating equipment; and
(3)  capable of filling a tank containing motor fuel on land not forming part of a public road within the meaning of the second paragraph of section 66 of the Municipal Powers Act (chapter C-47.1).
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.125. A remote intake end of a fill pipe referred to in section 8.124 from an underground tank must be located lower than other outlets from the tank, unless the tank
(1)  is a tank with an overfill protection device that meets ULC/ORD Standard C58.15 Overfill Protection Devices for Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada, adapted so as to include in the tank the volume of petroleum product that could be contained in the fill pipe without exceeding the maximum filling level of the tank as specified in the Standard; or
(2)  is a tank with a backflow device inside the piping connected to other openings.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.126. A fill pipe installed on an underground tank must be connected to the top part of the tank.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.127. A contractor or owner-builder may not install an underground tank that is to contain motor fuel, except a tank that is to supply a generator engine, unless the tank has an overfill protection device that meets the requirements of ULC/ORD Standard C58.15 Overfill Protection Devices for Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks and a spill containment device that meets the requirements of ULC/ORD Standard C58.19 Spill Containment Devices for Underground Flammable Liquid Storage Tanks, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.128. The intake end of a fill pipe or gauge pipe installed on an underground tank must have a tight-fitting cap.
It must also be protected against vehicle impact by at least one barrier if the pipe extends above ground level.
If the intake end of a fill pipe or gauge pipe is below or at ground level, it must be protected by a box with a cover made of metal or concrete that prevents any transmission of surface loads to the tank.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.129. A fill pipe installed on a tank that is to store motor fuel, except a fill pipe installed on a tank connected to a generator engine that is to use diesel fuel or biodiesel fuel, must extend to not more than 200 mm from the bottom of the tank and be fixed in such a way as to minimize vibration.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.130. If a petroleum equipment installation is altered to replace an underground tank, steel piping that is not protected against corrosion and connected to the tank must be removed from the ground, unless it is subjected to a leak detection test that meets the requirements of the second paragraph indicating that it is liquid-tight and protected against corrosion in compliance with RP0169-2002 Control of External Corrosion on Underground or Submerged Metallic Piping Systems or RP0285-2002 Corrosion Control of Underground Storage Tank System by Cathodic Protection, published by NACE International.
The leak detection test must be conducted using a hydrostatic or vacuum method capable of detecting leaks of 1.2 L/h with a 95% probable success rate and a margin of error of no more than 5%, or using any other method capable of detecting leaks of 0.76 L/h, with the same probabilities, with the exception of pneumatic tests using gas, in the case of tanks except observation well surveillance systems. The methods must in addition meet the requirements of one of the following standards: EPA 530/UST-90/004 Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Volumetric Tank Tightness Testing Methods, EPA 530/UST-90/007 Standard Test Procedures for Evaluating Leak Detection Methods: Statistical Inventory Reconciliation Methods, published by the Environmental Protection Agency.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 5.  — Maintenance work
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.131. Construction work carried out on piping for a petroleum equipment installation must be carried out only when it is not under pressure.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.132. The piping for a petroleum equipment installation must be drained before being dismantled.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.133. The ambient air must be tested with a flammable vapour indicator before cutting or welding work on a petroleum equipment installation to ensure that no explosive concentration is present.
Two portable extinguishers having a minimum rating of 20-B: C must also be available on the work site while the work is being carried out.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
DIVISION IX
PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO MOTOR FUEL DISPENSING OUTLETS AND SERVICE CENTRES
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 1.  — General
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.134. A sign must be posted indicating the operating instructions of a self-serve facility.
In the case of an unattended self-serve facility, a service station or a motor fuel dispensing outlet where an attendant dispenses motor fuel to a vehicle, a sign must be posted indicating the operating instructions of every pump island if the dispensing outlet has more than one pump island.
Every pump island must also have a sign at least 100 mm in height by 180 mm in width visible from the fuelling area and displaying
(1)  the words: “DÉFENSE DE FUMER” and “ARRÊTEZ LE MOTEUR AVANT LE REMPLISSAGE” in letters at least 25 mm in height; or
(2)  the pictograms as illustrated in Schedule I.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.135. Dispensing outlets in an installation dispensing a petroleum product must be clearly legible and indicate the type of motor fuel dispensed.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.136. The intake end of a fill pipe installed on a tank storing motor fuel must have a tight-fitting device that prevents opening by a person who is not authorized by the person responsible for the equipment.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.137. The fuelling area of an installation dispensing motor fuel must be lighted to the intensity of at least 50 lx or 5 W/m2 for incandescent lighting.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.138. The total capacity of all underground tanks in a motor fuel dispensing outlet may not exceed 250,000 litres.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.139. Aboveground tanks that are to store motor fuel may be installed only for the supply of
(1)  a vehicle in a designated location that is not within the limits of a municipality;
(2)  an all-terrain vehicle, a snowmobile or any other vehicle of the same kind;
(3)  a vehicle in a user outlet;
(4)  an aircraft or a water craft; or
(5)  a vehicle in a territory north of the 50th parallel of north latitude and east of the 63rd meridian, or north of the 53rd parallel of north latitude.
An outside aboveground tank in a motor fuel dispensing outlet must have a capacity of not more than 50,000 litres and the aggregate capacity of all tanks in the outlet may not exceed 150,000 litres.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.140. A booth erected in a motor fuel dispensing outlet must be made of materials that do not sustain a flame and provide an unobstructed view from inside the booth at all times of the interior surroundings and of the fuelling areas in their entirety.
No combustion heating appliance may be located in a booth.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.141. A contractor or owner-builder may not install a Class 1 or Class 2 petroleum product motor fuel dispenser unless it meets the requirements of CSA Standard B346 Power-Operated Dispensing Devices for Flammable Liquids, published by the Canadian Standards Association.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.142. A motor fuel dispenser in a motor fuel dispensing outlet must be situated on an island at least 100 mm high, made of concrete or other non-combustible material or be protected from vehicle impact by barriers; that requirement does not apply to a dispenser fixed on an aboveground tank.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.143. A contractor or owner-builder may not install a pump island, unless it has, for each dispenser, a dispenser sump that meets the requirements of ULC/ORD Standard C107.21 Under-Dispenser Sumps or ULC Standard S653 Aboveground Steel Contained Tank Assemblies for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada; that requirement does not apply to a pump island on a floating wharf.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.144. The fuelling area in a motor fuel dispensing outlet must be impermeable to petroleum products over a surface extending at least 3 m in front and 1.5 m to the sides of each motor fuel dispenser measured from the centre of the dispenser. Despite the foregoing, that requirement does not apply to a fuelling area
(1)  for off-highway vehicles or farm equipment;
(2)  to be used for a single period of less than one year;
(3)  situated in a designated location; or
(4)  the tanks of which have a capacity lower than 2,500 litres.
The impermeability referred to in the first paragraph may be obtained using a reinforced concrete apron or an asphalt layer treated to make it resistant and impermeable to petroleum products.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.145. A dispenser installed or altered in a motor fuel dispensing outlet must comply with the clearances in the following Table 5:
TABLE 5
MOTOR FUEL DISPENSER CLEARANCES (M)



Dispenser Unattended Marina User outlet Airport outlet
outlet self-serve outlet

facility


From a building, 4.5(1) 6(1) 5 1(3) 15
except a booth


From property 4.5(1) 6(1) 4.5(1) 4.5(3) 15
lines


From a stationary 6(2) 6(2) 8 7.5(3) 6(2)
ignition source


From a building __ __ __ 4.5(3) __
opening other
than a booth
opening


From a dock,
wharf, pier or __ __ 5 __ 5
pontoon or
approach thereto

(1) If a petroleum product installation is altered, a dispenser installed before 1973 need not be relocated or may be replaced by another dispenser at the same place if it has the same number of dispensing hoses and dispenses the same number of products. In the case of a marina outlet, the shore is not to be considered a property line.
(2) Applies only to a fuel dispenser dispensing a Class 1 petroleum product.
(3) If a petroleum product installation is altered, a dispenser installed before 11 July 1991 need not be relocated or may be replaced by another dispenser at the same place if it has the same number of dispensing hoses and dispenses the same number of products.
In addition, the clearances must be increased, if necessary, so that any vehicle to be fuelled from that dispenser is completely within the property lines of the place where the dispenser is located.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.146. A clearly identified and accessible emergency shut-off switch must be located away from any motor fuel dispenser at a distance not exceeding 25 m.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.147. A motor fuel dispenser may be installed inside a building if it dispenses a Class 2 or Class 3 petroleum product provided that
(1)  the building is not accessible to the public;
(2)  the dispenser is on the first storey;
(3)  the ventilation of the building meets the requirements of Part 6 of Chapter I; and
(4)  a drainage system is installed for petroleum products that may be spilled.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.148. The pumps of a motor fuel dispenser installed or altered in a motor fuel dispensing outlet must have a mechanism that will prevent the dispenser pump from operating until a dispensing nozzle has been removed from its housing if the pump has been hand-activated, and that will shut off the pump when all nozzles have been reinserted in their housing; if the pump is connected to a satellite dispenser, it must also have a mechanism that prevents simultaneous dispensing of motor fuel.
The first paragraph does not apply to a dispenser that has a coiling mechanism.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.149. If a submersible pump is installed in a motor fuel dispensing outlet, the dispenser must have a fusible safety valve set not higher than 70 °C, firmly attached to the pump island and meeting the requirements of ULC Standard S651 Emergency Valves for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada.
That requirement also applies to a tank installed or altered at a level higher than the base of a motor fuel dispenser. If it is an aboveground tank, it must have a mechanical or electrical anti-siphon valve installed where the piping connects to the tank. The safety valve must also be installed so that the shear point is situated in the zone extending 25 mm below the base of a motor fuel dispenser to 13 mm above the base.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.150. The pump referred to in section 8.149 must have a leak detector device that, if the circumstances require, prevents the pump from operating.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.151. The pumps of a motor fuel dispenser installed in a motor fuel dispensing outlet must have a control device to prevent the pressure created from exceeding the allowable stress limit.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.152. The pit for a submersible pump or the piping of a submersible pump in a motor fuel dispensing outlet must be enclosed in a liquid-tight casing resistant to petroleum products. The casing must also be covered and installed in such a manner as to prevent external loads being transmitted to the tank or piping.
The pit must be large enough to enable the pump to be inspected and serviced.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.153. The dispensing nozzle on a dispenser hose in a motor fuel dispensing outlet must have
(1)  an automatic shut-off device if it dispenses a Class 1 or Class 2 petroleum product motor fuel, except in the case of an airport outlet; and
(2)  a rubber anti-splash collar.
The installation of a dispensing nozzle with a latch-open device at a self-serve facility, an airport outlet or a marina outlet is prohibited.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.154. A contractor or owner-builder may not install a dispensing nozzle on a motor fuel dispenser hose unless the nozzle meets the requirements of CAN/ULC Standard S620 Hose Nozzle Valves for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada, or is of a type used for aviation fuel, at an airport outlet.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.155. A contractor or owner-builder may not install on a motor fuel dispenser a hose that dispenses a Class 1 or Class 2 petroleum product unless the hose meets the requirements of CAN/ULC Standard S612 Hose for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, published by Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada, or is a type used for aviation fuel, at an airport outlet. The dispenser must also be designed so that a person fuelling a vehicle activates the dispensing nozzle manually.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.156. A hose on a motor fuel dispenser must be no longer than
(1)  5 m; it may however be 6 m long if it has a retracting mechanism;
(2)  6 m for an unattended self-serve facility; it may however be 7.5 m long if it has a retracting or coiling mechanism; or
(3)  7.5 m for an airport outlet, a user outlet or a marina outlet if it has a retracting mechanism; that requirement does not apply to a hose with a coiling mechanism.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 2.  — Service stations and service centres
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.157. Petroleum equipment may be installed in or near a building housing a service station or service centre if
(1)  the hazardous areas listed in Schedule II are separated from any room housing a solid or liquid fuel or gas heating appliance by walls having a fire-resistance rating of at least one hour within the meaning of Chapter I;
(2)  the room containing such heating appliance
(a)  does not have an opening less than 2.5 m from the floor; or
(b)  is not used to store a Class 1 or Class 2 petroleum product or as a service area where work on the fuel supply system of internal combustion engines or any dispensing, transferring or handling of Class 1 petroleum products is being performed; the bottom of the combustion chamber must be at least 500 mm above the floor and the heating appliance must be protected from impact;
(3)  the combustion air necessary for the appliance comes from outside the building;
(4)  the return air intake of a forced-air heating appliance is at least 1.25 m from the floor if it is located in a room listed as a hazardous area in Schedule II; and
(5)  the burner and combustion chamber of the equipment are at least 2.5 m from the floor, in an area used for dispensing, transferring or handling Class 1 petroleum products.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 3.  — Self-serve facilities
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.158. Every motor fuel dispenser in a self-serve facility must have a remote on and off control of a console type located within a building.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.159. The console referred to in section 8.158 must
(1)  house the on and off controls of not more than 12 motor fuel dispensers;
(2)  allow not more than 8 dispenser nozzles to be used simultaneously; and
(3)  have an emergency master control that shuts off the dispensing of motor fuel to all dispensers simultaneously.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.160. The console referred to in section 8.158 must be located at a distance that is
(1)  not more than 25 m from the motor fuel dispenser; or
(2)  not more than 35 m from the motor fuel dispenser if the attendant is able to monitor from the work station the use of the dispenser using a camera and screen electrically interlocked with the dispenser.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.161. A pump island in a self-serve facility must have a two-way communication system between the attendant and the consumer.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.162. The location of motor fuel dispensers referred to in section 8.158 must be within a 160 ° visual field from the console.
A dispenser not intended to be operated as a self-serve facility must not be located between the console and a self-serve dispenser.
An unattended motor fuel dispenser in a self-serve facility must be located on the island farthest from the console.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.163. Signs posted in a self-serve facility must direct all heavy vehicles likely to block the line of vision of an attendant to refuel at the island farthest from the console.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.164. The siting of a pump island in a self-serve facility must allow an attendant to monitor, from the work station, the use of the dispensing nozzles, unless the island has mirrors or cameras and a screen for that purpose.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 4.  — Unattended self-serve facilities
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.165. A sign at least 5 mm high stating the procedure to follow in the event of fire or a fuel spill must be conspicuously posted in the fuelling area in an unattended self-serve facility.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.166. The fuelling area referred to in section 8.165 must have a drainage system able to collect motor fuel in that area in the event of a leak or spill.
The drainage system must consist of a concrete apron having a minimum 1% slope away from the pump island, an oil separator and a drain connecting the apron and the separator.
The oil separator must be of a capacity sufficient to accept rainwater flow from the apron and flow from the motor fuel dispenser having the greatest flow.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.167. A coin, card or key-activated motor fuel dispenser that enables fuelling without the intervention of an attendant may be installed only in an unattended self-serve facility.
The flow of the unattended motor fuel dispenser must not exceed 70 L/min for motor fuel that is a Class 1 petroleum product or 180 L/min for motor fuel that is a Class 2 petroleum product.
The pump for such a dispenser must shut off automatically after 5 minutes of operation for motor fuel that is a Class 1 petroleum product and after 10 minutes for motor fuel that is a Class 2 petroleum product.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.168. An unattended motor fuel dispenser situated near a bulk plant must be located at a distance that is
(1)  not less than 6 m from the fenced area of the bulk plant;
(2)  not less than 30 m from an aboveground tank; and
(3)  not less than 15 m from the loading and unloading facilities of the bulk plant.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 5.  — Marina outlets
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.169. A motor fuel dispenser in a marina outlet and the piping installed on a dock, wharf, pier or pontoon must be protected, where applicable, from impact such as impact from a water craft or seaplane.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.170. The piping of a tank installed at an elevation above the base of the motor fuel dispenser must have a solenoid check valve at the tank outlet that is designed to open only when the dispenser is being operated.
If the piping is connected to a submersible pump with a leak detection system, the solenoid check valve must be installed between the tank and the leak detection system.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.171. Every motor fuel dispenser in a marina outlet must have a safety valve that meets the requirements of section 8.149.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.172. A tank that is to store motor fuel must be situated not less than 4.5 m from the average annual high-water mark within the meaning of the Protection Policy for Lakeshores, Riverbanks, Littoral Zones and Floodplains (chapter Q-2, r. 35).
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.173. An underground tank installed at a marina outlet must have an observation well situated between the outlet and the shore and extend 900 mm below the low water line.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.174. A tank that is to store motor fuel for trade purposes may not be installed aboveground unless it is surrounded by a dike and a fence that meet, where applicable, the requirements of sections 8.61 to 8.63, paragraphs 1 and 3 of section 8.65 and paragraphs 1 and 2 of section 8.217.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.175. Piping installed on a dock, wharf, pier or pontoon must have 2 accessible valves designed to stop the supply of motor fuel from the shore. One of the valves must be located less than 350 mm from the edge of the dock, wharf, pier or pontoon, and the second valve must be located less than 350 mm from the connection with the dispenser.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.176. Piping installed between the shore and piers or wharves must be provided with swing joints or flexible connections to enable the pier or wharf and shore piping to move independently without strain on the piping.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.177. A motor fuel dispenser installation for a marina outlet must be installed
(1)  on the shore; or
(2)  on a dock, wharf, pier or pontoon.
A motor fuel dispenser must, if installed on a floating pontoon, be as close as practicable to the shore so that the piping installed above the water is as short as practicable.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 6.  — Airport outlets
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.178. An airport outlet tank that is to store aviation fuel must be installed in compliance with the following requirements:
(1)  it must have a manhole;
(2)  all its metallic components must be bonded and grounded in accordance with Chapter V it the tank is fibreglass;
(3)  it must have a 1% slope if it is a horizontal tank;
(4)  it must have a water draw-off device located at the lowest point on the tank; and
(5)  it must have a floating suction system, if it is to store aviation turbine fuel.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.179. The use of galvanized steel piping that is to contain aviation fuel during construction work is prohibited.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.180. Piping installed downstream of the filter must be of a non-corrosive material that is
(1)  aluminum alloy;
(2)  reinforced glass fibre;
(3)  stainless steel; or
(4)  flexible hosing.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.181. A contractor or owner-builder may not install tanks to store aviation fuel included in petroleum products of various classes, unless the dispensers have grade selective nozzle spouts that meet the requirements of SAE AS Standard 1852 Nozzles and Ports-Gravity Fueling Interface Standard for Civil Aircraft, published by the Society of Automotive Engineers.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.182. An aboveground tank must be sited so that the distance between the dike centre line and the airport complex is not less than 45 m.
In the case of double-walled tanks or contained tank assemblies, that distance must be measured between the outer tank shell or secondary containment and airport complex.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.183. A fill pipe installed on a tank that is to store aviation fuel must have a line strainer fitted with No. 40 or the equivalent of a No. 40 mesh basket; a line strainer with a No. 60 mesh basket must also be installed on the upstream side of each meter, pump and piece of equipment requiring a line strainer.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.184. A petroleum equipment installation dispensing aviation fuel in an airport outlet must have a filtering system comprising at least one of the following:
(1)  a 5 µm filter;
(2)  a 15 P.P.M. water separator filter; or
(3)  a filter monitor.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.185. An installation dispensing aviation fuel that is at a height exceeding 1.6 m must have an obstacle light.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.186. An installation dispensing aviation fuel in an airport outlet must have a ground conforming to the requirements of Chapter V.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.187. A sign that indicates, for fuelling personnel, the operating procedure for petroleum equipment dispensing aviation fuel and the testing procedures that must be conducted for that purpose must be posted in the airport outlet.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.188. Piping containing petroleum products installed in an airport outlet must be marked in compliance with API Standard 1542 Identification Markings for Dedicated Aviation Fuel Manufacturing and Distribution Facilities, Airport Storage and Mobile Fuelling Equipment, published by the American Petroleum Institute.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.189. An aviation fuel dispenser installed in an airport outlet must be marked in compliance with the standard referred to in section 8.188. The lettering must be at least 80 mm in height.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.190. The requirements of section 8.145 as regards the distance between a fuel dispenser and a dock, wharf, pier or pontoon or approach thereto, sections 8.169 to 8.172 and those of sections 8.174, 8.175 and 8.177 also apply to an airport outlet from which an aircraft is fuelled on a body of water.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 7.  — User outlets
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.191. The flow of a motor fuel dispenser in a user outlet must be not more than 70 L/min for motor fuel that is a Class 1 petroleum product and not more than 180 L/min for motor fuel that is a Class 2 petroleum product.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
DIVISION X
PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO BULK PLANTS
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 1.  — General
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.192. A bulk plant on an area subject to a 20-year flood event as determined in the land use planning and development plans or in an interim control by-law, adopted under the Act respecting land use planning and development (chapter A-19.1), must meet the following requirements:
(1)  each aboveground tank in the bulk plant must be installed in such a manner that the bottom is above the high-water mark; and
(2)  a source of water must be available for tank ballast.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.193. A gate and a loading and unloading ramp installed in a bulk plant and any place where petroleum equipment may cause the presence of flammable vapours must have a sign reading “DÉFENSE DE FUMER” or a pictogram similar to that appearing in Schedule I.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.194. A valve of an aboveground line connected to a tank, the end of a petroleum product line and a fill pipe must be identified in compliance with the document entitled “Colour-Symbol System to Mark Equipment and Vehicles for Product Identification”, published by the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
§ 2.  — Loading and unloading facilities
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.195. A facility for loading and unloading petroleum products in a bulk plant must be sited
(1)  in the case of a Class 1 petroleum product, at a distance of more than 8 m from any aboveground tank, building or property line where the facility is located; or
(2)  in the case of a Class 2 or Class 3 petroleum product, at a distance of more than 5 m from any aboveground tank, building or property line where the facility is located.
The distance must be calculated from the down tube of a loading arm extending into the tank truck or from the connection of the tank truck when it is filled by bottom loading and the shelter for personnel and pumps must be considered integral parts of the facility.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.196. At a loading or unloading facility for tank cars, the minimum distance from any railway line must be in conformance with Flammable Liquids Bulk Storage Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1148).
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.197. Combustible material must be at a distance of not less than 5 m from the loading and unloading facilities and from the fill and gauge pipes erected or installed in a bulk plant.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.198. The vent of a tank storing a Class 1 petroleum product in a bulk plant must be installed at a distance of not less than 8 m from the loading and unloading facility and from a parking area.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.199. The loading or unloading ramp and every tank in a bulk plant must be situated at a distance of not less than 40 m from the fire station of the bulk plant.
The ramp must be of metal or concrete.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.200. The loading arm on a facility for unloading a tank truck or a tank car through the manhole must be long enough to extend down not less than 200 mm from the bottom of the cargo tank and have a valve that must be held open manually.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.201. Piping on a facility for unloading a tank truck or a tank car by means of a pump must have a soft-seat check valve.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.202. The fill pipe on the tank of a facility used to store petroleum products must have a tight-fill connection using a hose.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.203. The hose on a facility dispensing petroleum products in a container of not more than 225 litres designed to be moved must have a delivery nozzle of non-magnetic material provided with a manual trigger and an automatic shut-off device.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.204. A loading and unloading facility in a bulk plant must have barriers that protect it from vehicle impact.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.205. A loading and unloading facility must have a ground that meets the requirements of Chapter V, an electrical conductor and a clip making it possible to ground the cargo tank.
In the case of a key-operated bulk plant, the petroleum product can flow only if the grounding is effected.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.206. A facility for filling a tank truck or tank car by bottom loading must
(1)  have been designed to limit the loading rate to not more than 3,000 L/min; and
(2)  have a preset meter.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.207. A key-operated facility for loading a tank truck or tank car that is supplied by an aboveground tank in a bulk plant must have a remote control shut-off valve that opens only when the motor of the loading pump is operating.
The valve must be located at the outlet of the tank if the bulk plant is to be left unattended.
O.C. 220-2007, s. 1.
8.208. The portion of the loading and unloading area of a bulk plant used to park a cargo tank during loading or unloading must,
(1)  in the case of Class 1 or Class 2 petroleum products, have a collection system for the products; the system must consist of a concrete apron having a minimum 1% slope away from the pump island in a direction opposite the loading or unloading ramp, an oil separator and a drain connecting the apron and the separator; or
(2)  in the case of Class 3 petroleum products or Class 1, Class 2 and Class 3 petroleum products in bulk plants located north of the 53rd parallel of north latitude and bulk plants in a designated location, be liquid-tight and designed in such manner that a spilled product remains confined.