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Researching the Technical Report (ARCH 2172 and BLDG 3075)

Codes in the Library Collection

You may want to reference applicable sections from building codes and standards for your technical report.

The Library Learning Commons has building codes and electrical codes in print and/or online. 

This video will walk you through accessing the OBC and CSA Standards.

Video screenshot for accessing the building code and CSA standards

Follow the links below for the online version of the Ontario Building Code 2012 and the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1, 2015.

Online Versions of the Codes
Print versions of the Codes

CSA Standards


Online in the CCOHS - EnviroOSH Legislation Plus Standards databaseScreen shote of sample CSA standard cover page

Includes full-text of CSA Standards

•Go to database
•Scroll down to EnviroOSH Legislation Plus Standards
•Scroll down to CSA link
•Browse by Standard


•Keyword Search (e.g. concrete, bridge, asphalt)



Page images courtesy of GBC LLC Library Catalogue ; Service Ontario and CSA Group

Toronto By-laws

–Search Toronto by-laws by number or keyword
–Limit by date range
–Compilation of common, citywide bylaws
–Includes single city-wide zoning bylaw