Rhiannon Todd

CodeNext Inc.

Wednesday, April 10
3:30pm to 4:15pm


Extending the Life of a Building - Ontario Building Code Approach to ‘Change of Use’


This presentation will cover Ontario Building Code requirements for changing the use of existing buildings, outlining modifications considered a change of use and key review elements. It will also address compliance challenges in current trends, like converting commercial spaces to residential, adding residential suites, and incorporating care services within existing residential buildings.



Rhiannon Todd, P.Eng., is a seasoned Project Engineer at CodeNext Inc., Toronto, with 7 years of expertise in fire protection and life safety consulting. Specializing in Plans Examination, Building Condition Assessments, and Alternative Solution development, she collaborates with design teams to ensure compliance with Provincial and National Building Codes. Her proficiency extends to diverse projects, including commercial, assembly, healthcare, residential, and industrial buildings nationwide