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2024 OBC Compendium Now Available!

CodeNews Issue 357


May 31, 2024


The Digital 2024 Ontario Building Code Compendium Now Available 

The two-volume digital English 2024 Building Code Compendium is now available! You can request your free copy online

The digital 2024 Compendium includes user-friendly features, such as bookmarks, hyperlinked tables of contents, and the ability to insert personal notes or highlight sections of the Code. 

The 2024 edition of the Building Code was filed on April 10th, 2024, and is now updated through Ontario Regulation 203/24 to include editorial corrections found after the initial filing. The 2024 Building Code Compendium includes the update, i.e., corrections to editorial matters, errors, and omissions. 

The hardcopy 2024 Building Code Compendium is in development and will be made available through Publications Ontario. The hardcopy version will include the date of last revision. You can sign-up to be notified when the binders are in stock. 

Building Code exams provided by Humber College will continue to use the 2012 Building Code provisions. An announcement will be made at a later date about exam changes that correspond to the 2024 Ontario Building Code.

If you would like to receive the digital Building Code Compendium in another format, please email:

To ease implementation of the new Building Code, a transition period has been planned. The 2024 Building Code comes into effect on January 1, 2025, with a further three-month transition period until March 31, 2025, for building permit applications for which the working drawings were substantially complete before January 1, 2025. 




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