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ANNOUNCEMENTS
OBOA letter of support for water...

On behalf of the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA), please accept this letter as our comments and support of the Ontario Plumbing Inspectors Association's (OPIA) 2012 Building Code Change...

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and...

Mr. Mike SeilingPresidentOntario Building Officials Associationmike.seiling@kitchener.caDear Mr. Seiling:As the newly appointed Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, I wanted to personally thank you on...

NOMINATION COMMITTEE REPORT -...

The Nomination Committee respectively reports that in accordance with OBOA Bylaw, Oct. 2006, s.5.17 and s.5.18, the following positions on the Board of Directors for the 2014 - 2016 term of office are up for...

UPDATE – Mike Newark CBO –...

Back in June, we posted a message concerning one of our own Building Officials who was battling a rare form of Leukemia, in a hope to bring awareness to the important role of The Canadian Blood Services and...

Potential OBC Amendments, Mid-Rise...

May 5, 2014Ms. Brenda Lewis, Director MMAHMinistry of Municipal Affairs and Housing777 Bay St, 2nd FloorToronto, Ontario, M5G 2E5 RE: Potential OBC Amendments, Mid-Rise Wood Frame BuildingsDear Madam: On...

OBOA Family Day

"OBOA FAMILY DAY" The OBOA has put together OBOA Family day with the Jays. On Sunday June 8, 1:07 start time. The Toronto Blue Jays take on the St. Louis Cardinals.  Blue Jays Give Away Day,...

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NEWS
Cuomo signs first responder...

ALBANY — New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (A1896/S6675) that requires property owners to notify their local governments whenever a newly constructed or rehabilitated residential structure...

Growth in Zero Energy Building...

William A. (Bill) Turner, PE, LEED AP®, Sr. VP of The H L Turner Group Inc. (Turner Group) and President/CEO of Turner Building Science & Design, LLC predicts that the pace of growth in Zero Energy Building...

Building permits up 11.8 per cent...

OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada said Monday that municipalities issued building permits worth $9.2 billion dollars in July, up 11.8 per cent from June and topping expectations.The federal agency said it was the fourth...

Ontario municipalities alerted to...

LONDON, ON, Aug.19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) is speaking out in favor of greater safety should the Province of Ontario proceed with regulations permitting taller wood-frame construction....

Tragic accident in Toronto on a...

Firefighters worked brick by brick to rescue workers trapped in the basement when the roof fell in on a Brookdale Ave. home in north Toronto.

Building Code Act amendment raises...

PEO has once again expressed concern to the Ontario government about a potential incursion on its jurisdiction under the Professional Engineers Act.The concern relates to an amendment to...

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NOTICES
Sounds Like a (Strategic) Plan for...

Less than a year into his position as registrar, Gerard McDonald, P.Eng., is well along in leading the development of a new strategic plan for Ontario’s engineering regulator.It’s PEO’s first...

Building Construction and Fire...

Free seminar on building construction and fire performance.

Celebration of Life for - Raymond...

Please come out and celebrate the life of Ray Buckle a friend and fellow OBOA chapter member.  Sunday August 24th 1:00 - 4:00pm ANAF - Army and Navy Airforce ClubUnit 365 - Crystal Room 7 George Street,...

Building Code Amendment –...

On July 24, 2014, Bill 14 (the Building Opportunity and Securing Our Future Act (Budget Measures), 2014) was passed in the Ontario Legislature. It contains provisions that amend the Building Code Act, 1992 to...

2015 OBOA Fundraiser in Support of...

The OBOA and Weave Corp. have partnered again to produce a 2015 OBOA Charity Calendar similar to past years in support of Niagara Breast Screening Centre and Breast Cancer Society of Canada. 2015 Calendars are only...

Evolution and Management of Grow...

The Calgary Police Service, City of Calgary - Building Regulations, and Alberta Specialized Law Enforcement Training (ASLET), are hosting a three day conference in Banff, Alberta from October 28-30, 2014: Evolution...

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ANNOUNCEMENT
2014 OBOA GOLDEN TRIANGLE CHAPTER...

Manderley on the GreenSeptember 10, 20145920 Prince of Wales Drive, North Gower, Ontario

OBOA BLUEWATER CHAPTER

INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT AT  PIKE LAKE GOLF RESORT (located just off HWY 89 between Harriston and Mt. Forest) (Google “pike lake golf resort” for directions) ON...

DELEGATES PROGRAM - TECHNICAL...

2014 Annual Meeting and Training Sessions“Building Strong Connections”Interact and network with other companies that connect and influence the industry.The AMTS Offers the unique opportunity to gain...

Bob Romanuk Retires after 25 plus...

Bob Romanuk retires with 25 + years of public service as a Building Official.Congratulations Bob !!

Heat Stress Awareness

The Heat Stress Awareness Guide was developed by the members of the Occupational Health and Safety Council of Ontario (OHSCO)* to provide information and advice on managing and controlling heat stress in the...

OBOA Family Day

OBOA Family Day The OBOA has put together “OBOA Family day with the Jays" On Sunday June 8, 1:07 start time. The Toronto Blue Jays take on the St. Louis Cardinals.  Blue Jays Give Away Day, Collectible...

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NEWS BYTES

Issue 74:Read Document
Released: Thursday, August 28th,2014

Issue 73:Read Document
Released: Thursday, August 7th,2014

Issue 72:Read Document
Released: Friday, June 27th,2014

Issue 71:Read Document
Released: Thursday, May 29th,2014

Issue 70:Read Document
Released: Thursday, April 24th,2014

Issue 69:Read Document
Released: Thursday, March 27th,2014

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BULLETINS

Issue 6:Read Document
Released: Tuesday, March 25th,2014

Issue 5:Read Document
Released: Thursday, November 29th,2012

Issue 4:Read Document
Released: Wednesday, November 28th,2012

Issue 3:Read Document
Released: Friday, November 2nd,2012

Issue 2:Read Document
Released: Tuesday, May 8th,2012

Issue 1:Read Document
Released: Monday, May 7th,2012


BLUEPRINTS

Issue 3:Read Document
Released: Friday, August 15th,2014

Issue 2:Read Document
Released: Friday, May 2nd,2014

Issue 1:Read Document
Released: Friday, January 24th,2014