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I am currently opening my first shop here in Canada. I have been looking for months for the right location as our market is very hot, that said every location that I have seen thus far does not have any oil intercepts. Ontario by-law states that it is mandatory.

 

however the vast majority of shop that I have seen do not have any installed. furthermore I would think installing a small under sink unit assuming there is no drains in the shop floor should cover this law.

 

How do all of you deal with this by-law? do all of you bite the bullet and spend the 10s of thousands and install a in ground unit or do you limit the work you offer your customers or is there another way around the law while meeting the sewer regulations.

 

I know most if not all of you are in the USA, that said Ontario Canada laws are very similar to those in California

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When I moved into my new building three years ago, the floor drains had been filled in to accommodate the State of Michigan. We have an epoxy-painted floor and use a Tennant Floor cleaner to keep it clean and pick up melted snow, slush, ice. Thinking it will be BUSY tomorrow... :-(

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