Originally Posted by Clyde.Hestur
Hey, I am in the Hamilton area, I am 60% done with my conversion and am having a tough time as well finding the information on the MTO website as well. I have asked a couple of members for help who currently have converted skoolies in Ontario. If I get any info I can send your way.
Right now I am a converting based on a memory of an MTO document I wish I would have saved 2 years ago when I started the conversion.
You mentioned you have insurance companies lined up, care to share that info?
In the states the vehicle is considered a specialized vehicle and is only dealt with by one branch of the DMV. I'd call your specialized vehicles division in your local DMV or comparable and ask the requirements but as a guess it will be 4 of the following 7 required permanently installed.
To qualify for the statutorily defined classification of motor home, mini motor home or van camper, a vehicle must:
• Be self-contained (possessing within itself all that is necessary; self-sufficient);
• Not to be used commercially (transporting persons or property in furtherance of a commercial or industrial enterprise, for-hire or
• Be designed (initial manufacture), or permanently converted, to provide living quarters;
• Provide direct walk-through access between the living quarters and driver’s seat;
• Only be used for recreation, camping or travel; and
• Include at least four of the following permanently mounted items:
■ Cooking facility (stove, oven, etc.) with an on-board fuel source;
■ Refrigerator (gas or electric);
■ Toilet with exterior evacuation (storage tank and dumping capability);
■ Heating or air conditioning system with on-board power/fuel separate from the vehicle’s engine;
■ Potable (drinkable) water supply system including a sink, faucet, and water tank (with exterior service supply connection); or
110-125-volt electric power supply.