B-1.1, r. 3 - Safety Code

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In force: 2020-12-02
369.1. A building housing a private seniors’ residence, constructed or altered in compliance with an applicable standard prior to NBC 2010 am. Québec, must be completely sprinklered, except
(1)  a single-family type residential occupancy for the elderly, provided that each storey accessible to the persons lodged in the occupancy is served by 2 means of egress, one of which leads directly to the exterior;
(2)  a residential board and care occupancy that lodges no more than 9 persons and whose building consists of a dwelling unit having a building height of no more than 2 storeys, provided that each storey accessible to the persons lodged in the occupancy is served by 2 means of egress, one of which leads directly to the exterior and the other leads to another floor area and is separated from adjoining spaces by a fire separation;
(3)  a building housing solely a residential occupancy for the elderly having a building height of 1 storey, a building area no more than 600 m2, no more than 8 dwelling units and in which no more than 16 persons lodge.
O.C. 1035-2015, s. 3.