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These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]

Fire Hose Cabinet Doors Block Doorways Or Are Blocked

Article Number

4.6

Condition

FIRE HOSE CABINET DOORS BLOCK DOORWAYS OR ARE BLOCKED

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Fire hose cabinets are required to be installed in conformance with the Ontario Building Code. However, fire hose cabinet doors are not to obstruct a means of egress when fully open, nor can they be located where they are likely to be obstructed.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. Two-Year - Ontario Building Code Health and Safety Violation

Action

Conditions not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired or approval from the Authority Having Jurisdiction shall be obtained and provided to the Corporation.

Remarks

Generally, where a fire hose cabinet location is not quickly identifiable, signage may be installed to clearly identify the location of the cabinet.

  

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