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ANNOUNCEMENTS
OBOA Family Day

Most recient Blue Jays History - The Blue Jays entered the 2015 season riding the high from a pair of major acquisitions during the offseason. Catcher Russell Martin was signed to the largest free agent contract in...

AMTS 2016

The Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) will be hosting our 60th Annual Meeting and Training Session (AMTS) in Ottawa, October 2-5, 2016. The venue for this event is the Ottawa Convention Center (Now the...

AMTS HOTELS

The Westin OttawaAddress:11 Colonel By DriveOttawa, ON K1N 9H4, CanadaToll free: (1) (613) 560 7000Delegates may also call central reservations at 1-800-WESTIN-1 to make their personal arrangements, quoting...

Leadership Day 2016 - Thursday,...

A Strategic Forum for the Management of Building Regulation in Municipalities.Thursday, April 28th, 2016for Chief Building Officials and their senior subordinates to provide an opportunity to deal with strategic...

New Ontario Building Officials...

Training and professional development is a key strategic priority for Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) and are pleased to announce its newest partner, Corporate Training Solutions (CTS), Fanshawe.Both...

A new combined website is live,...

This is to announce to users of the Ontario Building Officials Association website (www.oboa.on.ca), and the Toronto Area Chief Building Officials Committee and Large Municipalities Chief Building Officials group...

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NEWS
Code enforcement can be dangerous...

Decatur’s four-person Code Enforcement staff performs thousands of inspections each year, deals with hundreds of weed complaints and demolishes dozens of houses. It’s a job that is often contentious and...

City of Regina releases the results...

The City of Regina has released its results of property bylaw enforcements for 2015. Property concerns typically are related to resident behaviour, property maintenance, front-yard and increased on-street parking,...

End Tarion’s new home warranty...

Ontario's Premier Kathleen Wynne said the time for monopolies is over (National Post, Apr. 17, 2015). We think she’s absolutely right! Monopolies are notoriously inefficient and ineffective - the prices are...

Bootleg Apartments: An Answer to...

THIS IS WHAT I KNOW-There’s no question that the affordable housing crisis in LA is a major issue. Median rent grew 27 percent between 2000 and 2013 while household incomes for renters fell by 7 percent in the...

City of Guelph fines itself over...

City completed work on community centre changeroom without proper approvals. The City of Guelph charged itself for failing to obtain a building permit before starting change room renovations at a...

Is DOE’s Energy Code Deadline a...

In 2009, desperate for economic relief, governors of all 50 U.S. states pledged to increase energy efficiency in buildings in exchange for a combined $3.1 billion in state energy program funding through...

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NOTICES
2016 AMTS Host Committee

The Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) will be hosting our 60th Annual Meeting and Training Session (AMTS) in Ottawa, October 2-5, 2016. The venue for this event is the Ottawa Convention Center (Now the...

Ministry of the Environment and...

Further to our conversation, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (the ministry) would like to draw to your association's attention to the fact that fraudulent record of site condition (RSC)...

Ottawa Wood Conference

EVENT DETAILS Registration Fee: $125 + HST Venue: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  Registration Policy: Please be aware that, although the registration fee...

CFB-2016 AGM Conference

Information on the event is available here: http://www.cfba.ca/cfba_agm/Best Western – Arden Park Hotel | download registration form  

Reviewing and Inspecting Hazardous...

Presents: In collaboration withThe Institution of Fire Engineers Canada Branch,a 1 Day Seminar on Reviewing and Inspecting Hazardous Areas This one day seminar will provide a focus on Subsection 3.3.6. of...

Seeking Your Input - Formalizing...

Dear Stakeholder,  Tarion is seeking your input on how to formalize the Repair Warranty. This is your opportunity to provide direct feedback before a mandatory, written policy is even developed by...

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ANNOUNCEMENT
All your AMTS event essentials are...

2015 Technical SessionsAMTS event participants can access up-to-date mobile conference information at anytime. Allows attendees to toggle between four streams of content. All Activity is a complete stream inclusive...

George Brown College Architectural...

Work with George Brown College to support your business and help students gain valuable work experience related to their program of study.

Douro man's truck wins at Autorama,...

Douro resident Ken Currie displays his 1965 Mercury M-100 truck outside his home west of Peterborough on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.In early March, Ken's truck was chosen in the top 10 trucks from the Autorama show...

Canadian Fire Safety Association

Annual Education Forum"A New Direction in Fire & Life Safety"This forum should appeal to property owners, managers, designers and consultants, and those in the building and fire safety industry.WhenWed April 8,...

JUST-IN TIME TRAINING

Some issues that affect the scope of our work as enforcement officials are not easily realised and it is not enough that we may recognize a new issue or trend.  The applicable resources and knowledge are not...

Arlene Grégoire, Director & Chief...

Please join us for a Retirement Celebration honouring   Arlene Grégoire, Director & Chief Building Official, Building Code Services   Thursday, January 29, 2015 4:00 p.m. Nepean...

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NEWS BYTES

Issue 92:Read Document
Released: Wednesday, March 30th,2016

Issue 91:Read Document
Released: Friday, February 26th,2016

Issue 90:Read Document
Released: Friday, January 29th,2016

Issue 89:Read Document
Released: Thursday, December 24th,2015

Issue 88:Read Document
Released: Friday, November 27th,2015

Issue 87:Read Document
Released: Saturday, October 31st,2015

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BULLETINS

Issue 7:Read Document
Released: Wednesday, October 15th,2014

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


BLUEPRINTS

Issue 6:Read Document
Released: Friday, November 6th,2015

Issue 5:Read Document
Released: Thursday, June 25th,2015

Issue 4:Read Document
Released: Friday, January 16th,2015

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