Enacted in 2005, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) began the push for government offices, businesses, and non-profit organizations to make their spaces easy to access for all citizens.
A key part of the AODA plan is accessible bathrooms in public areas. The Ontario Building Code (OBC) sets the rules for universal washroom design that meets AODA expectations for owners and managers of commercial properties.
If you haven't read up on them lately, you may have missed some notable updates to the OBC. This article will discuss the essential points to ensure your property meets the current standards for barrier-free restrooms, so keep reading below to learn more.