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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Leadership Day 2015

A Strategic Forum for the Management of Building Regulation in Municipalities.Presentations related to Leadership Day on Friday, April 10, 2015 held at The International Centre, “Orion C” Conference...

Reference Guide: Mid-Rise Wood...

1.1 IntroductionMorrison Hershfield Limited (MH) was retained by Ontario Wood WORKS! to document the application of the Ontario Building Code (OBC) for use of wood in mid-rise (and, in particular, 5 and 6...

Leadership Day 2015

Leadership Training for Building Officials The Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) has launched a series of events for Chief Building Officials and their senior subordinates to provide an opportunity to...

The Future of Code Officials

Results and Recommendations from a Demographic SurveyIntroductionFor more than a century, jurisdictions across the United States have implemented building codes to protect the health, safety and welfare of...

Mid-Rise Wood Jan 1, 2015 -...

PDF-Presentation (you can launch the presentations below and follow the video clip provided) Video-Presentation Topic: C&H Fire Suppression Systems Inc - MID Rise Wood Forum   ...

QuARTS Annual Municipal Renewal...

In December 2013, the 2012 Building Code amended the qualification process incorporating a requirement for all practitioners to renew their qualifications annually. This change was communicated through Code News...

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NEWS
Stacking the 'deck' against...

Sitting back, watching television in your family room, you’d never expect to spontaneously fall clear through to the basement. With strict building codes in place in Canada, why would you? But relaxing on...

Building Safety Month Week One:...

Building codes, standards, and the diligence of dedicated building safety professionals are important ingredients in keeping our communities safe. So are the efforts each of us can take individually. Building...

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SB-12
Compliance with the new CSA...

A number of OBOA members have been receiving queries from industry practitioners on expectations for complying with the new CSA F-280-12 Standard for “Determining the required capacity of residential space...

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NEWS
Young girl avoids injury after roof...

Classes at the United Conservatory Of Music were cut short Saturday morning when a mezzanine ceiling collapsed, sending debris tumbling to the first floor. Firefighters and paramedics rushed to the 3800 block of 27...

Here's how to assess building code...

In the case of high-wind events, such as hurricanes, research shows that modern building codes can make a difference in reducing the amount of storm-related damage. Strong building codes reduce property damage,...

Hamilton issues Ontario’s first...

City of Hamilton Issues Ontario’s First Six-Storey Wood Frame Building PermitHAMILTON, ON – March 20, 2015 – Today, the City of Hamilton’s building division announced it has issued...

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NOTICES
Emergency Preparedness Action Plan

Emergencies can happen anywhere at any time, with or without warning. There are times where we won't know it's an emergency until it is happening, which is why it is so important to be prepared. Emergency...

Michael Newark - May 16, 1961 -...

It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of one of our building official family. Michael Newark was the CBO for Guelph Eramosa Township and an avid cyclist and hockey player. After a hockey game in...

A quick recap of authorizations...

Part 304-08-300: Bradyglo Exit Signs 04-06-298: SafeSIGNS 03-12-291: GloBrite® Exit Signs 02-05-276: Gards® Thomas & Betts 97-04-213: Composite Panels Systems Norbec Inc95-12-197: Isowall Insulated Panel...

OOWA 16th Annual Conference and...

Call for Presentations OOWA 2015 Annual Conference will take place on March 23rd to 24th at Sheraton On The Falls in Niagara, ON.OOWA is expecting more than 300 participants to attend the various conference...

Ontario's New Carbon Monoxide Alarm...

The Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety Council, together with Kidde Canada and the Hawkins-Gignac Foundation for CO Education, is pleased to provide the enclosed public safety video customized for the...

THE FRONT COUNTER - Member Service,...

Organizations are converting paper documents to digital every day, to increase the life span of documents.That, coupled with the immense amount of data being generated by computers today, means that archiving...

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ANNOUNCEMENT
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...

Science of Building

AGENDA8.15 - 9.00am Registration and Sign-in (Continental Breakfast)9.00 - 10.15amSeminar 1 Peter Adams, P.Eng.Principal, Building Engineer, Morrison Hershfield“Thermal Performance Modeling for New Building...

Ontario Building Officials...

Ontario Building Officials Association applauds the Final Report of the Elliot Lake Commission of Inquiry October 15, 2014 Elliot Lake, Ontario – The Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) OBOA...

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NEWS BYTES

Issue 81:Read Document
Released: Wednesday, April 29th,2015

Issue 80:Read Document
Released: Friday, May 1st,2015

Issue 79:Read Document
Released: Monday, March 30th,2015

Issue 78:Read Document
Released: Tuesday, March 3rd,2015

Issue 77:Read Document
Released: Friday, January 30th,2015

Issue 76:Read Document
Released: Thursday, November 27th,2014

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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 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