Garages and Carports

(1)  A lighting outlet with fixture shall be provided for an attached, built-in or detached garage or carport.

(2)  Except as provided in Sentence (3), lighting outlets required in Sentence (1) shall be controlled by a wall switch near the doorway.

(3)  Where the lighting outlet and fixture required in Sentence (1) are ceiling mounted above an area not normally occupied by a parked car, or are wall mounted, a fixture with a built-in switch is permitted to be used.

(4)  Where a carport is lighted by a light at the entrance to a dwelling unit, additional carport lighting is not required.

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