Bill 109, Reliable Elevators Act, 2017 – Proposed New Ontario Legislation

Bill 109, Reliable Elevators Act, 2017 has recently been introduced in the Ontario legislature to address elevator reliability problems in high-rise buildings, including condominiums.  There are two facets to Bill 109. Before a building permit is issued to construct a building with seven stories or more, an elevator traffic analysis must be conducted that indicates that the building will have a reasonable elevator traffic capacity. The onus will be on developers to ensure that there are a sufficient number of elevators to transport people with reasonable wait times.    Read the article……………


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