Ordinance and law coverage (O&L), might be one of the single most important coverages a building owner can have in their commercial insurance portfolio, and surprisingly, most have never heard of it. O&L coverage provides for the loss caused by enforcement of city ordinances as they relate to buildings after a loss.
The coverage comes in three parts, referred to as either part A, B, or C:
- Loss to the undamaged portion of the building
- Demolition cost
- Increased cost of construction