- Sole Occupancy Unit ("SOU")
According to the National Construction Code ("NCC"), a sole-occupancy unit means a room or other part of a building for occupation by one or joint owner, lessee, tenant, or other occupier to the exclusion of any other owner, lessee, tenant, or other occupier and includes—
- a dwelling; or
- a room or suite of rooms in a Class 3 building which includes sleeping facilities; or
- a room or suite of associated rooms in a Class 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 building; or
- a room or suite of associated rooms in a Class 9c building, which includes sleeping facilities and any area for the exclusive use of a resident.