The National Construction Code of Australia through performance based design as well as the Ontario Building Code permits staged building occupancy in large buildings provided the implementation of sufficient fire safety measures.
Ignis Solutions has developed partial occupancy plans to assist building owners, contractors, and project teams with the identification of key building features and systems that need to be operational to permit partial occupancy.
- Ontario Building Code requirements for occupancy of an unfinished building
- Occupancy stages
- Fire alarm requirements,
- Sprinkler system requirements,
- Fire separations;
- Health requirements;
- Crane swings,
- Fire service access, and
- General advice to achieve occupancy.