B-1.1, r. 2 - Construction Code

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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.
1.04. The Code is amended
(1)  by adding the following in the Table of Contents of Volume 1 after Part 9, Division B:
“ Part 10 Existing Buildings under Alteration, Maintenance or Repair
Part 11 Energy Efficiency”.
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.