Regulations & Codes
Consumers snapped up 3,623 new high-rise homes in the GTA in May, making it the second-best month on record, next to November, 2011, reported BILD.
In the past few years, there have been many cases of glass balcony guards breaking. An expert explains why this happens and how to mitigate the risk.
Bill 106 is written with modern realities in mind — at a time when software is eating the world. The condo industry is about to experience the same.
Toon Dreessen, president of the Ontario Association of Architects, is renewing the OAA’s call for a streamlined site plan approval process.
As Tarion review consultations kicked off, Justice Douglas Cunningham said he has assured those who have expressed concerns he has “no marching orders."
Housing affordability is a growing concern in Canada, but there is no consensus on how to quantify the problem. That might soon change.
The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services this week released consultation dates and locations for the Tarion review, following a stretch of silence that, for some, raised questions about the terms of engagement.
A new report on the impacts of residential intensification on consumers makes recommendations for consumer education, planning policies and more.
Heartwood the Beach Condos, due to enter construction this spring, is likely to become Toronto’s debut six-storey wood-frame development.
At a time when many are escaping to cottage country, Curated Properties has revealed plans for a condo project that promises to deliver Muskoka in the city.
A motion that contemplates curbing builders’ use of city streets during construction is in the hands of Toronto’s deputy city manager for “consideration and appropriate action”
When last winter’s ice storm walloped Toronto days before Christmas and knocked out power in parts of the city for upwards of a week, it
A Toronto city councillor wants to know whether the building code requirement to provide outdoor views from bedrooms has been all but pushed out the
Online access to Canada's national building and fire codes is suspended following discovery of a cyber intrusion of the National Research Council's IT network,
Toronto is taking steps towards implementing a development permit system to make the planning application process more efficient and predictable.
To manage urban growth in Ontario, the provincial government is seeking input the 10-year review of its Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
As Toronto prepares to phase in updates to its Green Standard, some building industry members have concerns about ...