All construction work performed on the building in the ArriVa Commercial areas (Condominium Plan 1014767) must be performed in accordance with the approved ArriVa Commercial Design and Construction standards. Document link below.
Links to the base building drawings referenced in the standards are below. It should be noted that the drawings generally indicate base building, mechanical and electrical systems that are maintained by the Condominium Corporation and are considered the common property. Terminal heating equipment, piping, controls, electrical distribution etc. downstream of the base building systems is considered to be the property of the individual owner of the space where it is located. All work whether it is base building or tenant systems is required to conform to the Design and Construction standards.
This document outlines design criteria, procedures, requirements and recommendations which have been developed by the Condominium Board of Directors (Board) for the purpose of assisting the new and existing Owners and Tenants of the ArriVa Commercial Condominium in the development and renovation of their premises. Owner, Tenants, their designers and contractors must acquaint themselves thoroughly with the material herein so their design and construction meets the requirements of the Condominium Bylaws and can proceed in a coordinated and expeditious manner.
The procedure outlines the process, monitoring, communications, and procedure to acquire a hot work permit at job site. Examples of Hot Work are: any temporary operation involving open flames or producing heat or sparks including, but not limited to, welding (gas or arc), hot cutting, excessive grinding, brazing, soldering, thawing, torch-applied roofing or other membranes, use of open flame heaters in buildings, and hot tar operations.
Before performing hot work, other alternative methods of conducting the work should be considered with a view to selecting a safer method. A Hot Work Permit is required prior to performing the work. A Hot Work Permit is not required in outdoor areas that are free of combustible material. A Hot Work Permit must be issued for each hot work job.