The building owner has to notify the Service de sécurité incendie, the building management staff, if applicable, and the occupants, that the fire protection systems, including the fire alarm systems, the sprinkler systems and the water supply systems, are undergoing testing or work as a result of which the system has to be shut off or its operation has to be limited.
For additional information and alternative fire safety measures in such case, call 311.
Owners of buildings with fire alarm systems in keeping with the National Building Code (NBC) or the Code de construction du Québec (CCQ) (multiple dwellings, businesses, schools, etc.) must:
A SUPRA box can be purchased for about $150 (installation included).