Openings in Non-Loadbearing Walls

(1)  Except as provided in Sentence (2), openings in non-loadbearing walls shall be framed with not less than 38 mm material the same width as the studs securely nailed to adjacent studs.


(2)  Openings for doors in non-loadbearing walls required to be fire separations with a fire-resistance rating shall be framed with the equivalent of at least two 38 mm thick members that are the same width as the wall plates.

Article Ontario Regulation 332/12 Building Code,   Information published by for educational purposes only.