Back3.8.2.27.(4)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F73

To facilitate access to and circulation in the building and its facilities by persons with physical or sensory limitations (See Sentence 3.1.1.2.(3) for application limitation).

F74

To facilitate the use of the building's facilities by persons with physical or sensory limitations (See Sentence 3.1.1.2.(3) for application limitation).

Objective:

OA1

 

APPLICATION:

These requirements apply only to newly constructed multi-units residential buildings containing three or more suites and served by an elevator and a common corridor.These requirements are not intended to apply to a town house or row house type of development.

INTENT:

The intent of this sentence is to provide a series of modest accessibility improvements to multi-family residential buildings at minimal cost embodying some of the concepts of universal design. They are intended to enable disabled persons to visit and socialize with people in their homes.They are also intended to facilitate future adaptation of a dwelling so that the unit may be occupy by a person with a range of physical mobility restriction, and are intended to extend the time that elderly person may remain safely in their own home.