The website is currently under construction until November 2024. Functionality will be limited. Thank you for your patience! Any questions please contact us by email or phone.
You can find this information by clicking on the Contact Us tab at the bottom of this page.

Codes & Standards

Enacted by provincial regulation

These Model Codes become law when enacted by provincial regulation. The National Building, Fire and Plumbing Model Codes are developed and published by National Research Council Canada. These regulations may include amendments depending on the Province. National Model Building, Fire and Plumbing Codes are typically published every 5 years. The Canadian Electrical Code is published every 3 years by the Canadian Standards Association (https://www.csagroup.org).

 

National Canadian Fire Alarm Code and Standards

  • National Building Code of Canada (NBC)
  • National Fire Code of Canada (NFC)
  • National Plumbing Code of Canada (NPC)
  • Canadian Electrical Code (CEC)

For more information visit National Research Council

Canadian Standards for Fire Alarm Systems & Fire Safety Related Equipment

CAN/ULC S524Installation of Fire Alarm Systems
CAN/ULC S525Audible Signal Devices for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories
CAN/ULC S526Visible Signal Devices for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories
CAN/ULC S527Control Units for Fire Alarm Systems
CAN/ULC S528Manual Stations for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories
CAN/ULC S529Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems
CAN/ULC S530Heat Detectors
CAN/ULC S531Smoke Alarms
CAN/ULC S533Egress Door Securing & Releasing Devices
CAN/ULC S536Inspection & Testing of Fire Alarm Systems
CAN/ULC S537Verification of Fire Alarm Systems
CAN/ULC S540Installation of Residential Fire Warning Systems
CAN/ULC S541Speakers for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories
CAN/ULC S545Residential Fire Warning System Control Units
CAN/ULC S548Devices & Accessories for Water Type Extinguishing Systems
CAN/ULC S552Inspection & Testing of Smoke Alarms
CAN/ULC S553Installation of Smoke Alarms
CAN/ULC S559Equipment for Fire Signal Receiving Centres and Systems
CAN/ULC S561Installation and Services for Fire Signal Receiving Centres and Systems
CAN/ULC S567Door Closers and Electromagnetic Door Holders
CAN/ULC S571Flame Detectors
CAN/ULC S572Photo-luminescent and Self Luminous Exit Signs & Path Markers
CAN/ULC S573Installation of Ancillary Devices
CAN/ULC S575Commissioning of Life Safety & Fire Protection Systems
CAN/ULC S576Mass Notification Systems
CAN/ULC S588Standard for Gas and Vapour Detectors and Sensors, Including Accessories
CAN/ULC S1001Standard for Integrated Systems Testing for Fire Protection & Life Safety Systems

For more information visit ULC Standards.

View and Purchase Codes and Standards

  • To view national model codes online for free click here, and create a free account.
  • To view ULC standards online for free click here, and create a free account to access UL Digital View.
  • To purchase national model codes click here​.
  • To purchase national fire alarm standards click here​.