Fire Safety Plans

The Ontario Fire Code, Section 2.8 requires the establishment and implementation of a Fire Safety Plan for every building containing a Group (A) or (B) occupancy and to every building required by the Building Code to have a Fire Alarm System.

The Fire Marshals Act states that “every person who contravenes any provision of the Fire Code and every Director or Officer of a Corporation who knowingly concurs in such contravention is guilty of an offense.  One conviction is liable to a fine of not more than $25,000 or to imprisonment for a term or not more than one year, or to both”.

This Plan is required to be acceptable to the Chief Fire Official.

The implementation of a Fire Safety Plan helps to assure effective utilization of Life Safety features in a building, to protect people from fire.  The required Fire Safety Plan should be designed to suit the resources of each individual building or complex of buildings.

Fire Safety Plans are intended to assist the owner of a building with the basic essentials for the safety of all occupants.  They are also designed to ensure an orderly evacuation at the time of an emergency and to provide a maximum degree of flexibility to achieve the necessary Fire Safety for the building.

This Information is for Building Owners, Property Managers and other persons controlling properties. 

For a generic fire safety plan, you may call the fire hall and pick one up or download the form below.