Design Of Second Units

Second Units, also known as basement apartments, in law suits, accessory dwelling units are permitted in several residential zones across the city provided they are in compliance with the Zoning and Ontario Building Code. The main benefit of a legal basement apartment is that it can provide you with additional income and likely increase the overall value of your home.
A second suit:
- Consist of a self-contained set of rooms that can be used as an independent unit;
- Contain kitchen and bathroom facilities
- Has a means of access/egress that may be separated or shared with other unit
- Can be installed on any floor of a house