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ANNOUNCEMENTS
2012 Building Code Overview - An...

February 26, 2014 On November 2, 2012, the 2012 Building Code was filed as O.Reg. 332/12 and can be found at e‐Laws. The new Building Code, for the most part, will come into force on January 1, 2014 with certain...

OBOA Announces Enhanced...

February 10, 2014 OBOA President Mike Seiling issued the following statement today: “The OBOA is extremely pleased to inform the membership that the revisions to update the Certification Program are...

2014 - 58th ANNUAL Meeting &...

Sunday September 28th - Thursday October 2nd | Hosted by The City of Niagara Falls | Have you REGISTERED as a DELEGATE? | More than 30 technical sessions relating to the Building Industry are being offered to...

OBOA Looking for Volunteers for...

The recently implemented Certification Program consists of two independent committees: the Certification Review Committee (CRC) and the Certification Evaluation Committee (CEC). Both of these committees are...

New OBOA Training Material Update

TO: BUILDING CODE USERS The enclosed replacement pages to the 2012 Building Code Compendium Edition¹ reflect recent amendments to the Building Code (O. Reg.332/12) and to several MMAH Supplementary...

OBOA Announces New CAO

“It is with great pleasure the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) announces the appointment of Mr. Aubrey LeBlanc as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). He will begin his official duties...

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NEWS
Former Grew building passed last...

The former Grew Manufacturing property on Hwy. 6/10 just south of Rockford was a charred and frozen shambles on Monday, March 24, 2014 after an overnight fire which took firefighters from eight departments all night...

Yukon catching up on inspections of...

130 Whitehorse buildings will be inspected this year Many of the buildings owned by the Yukon government haven't been inspected in years, but the government says now it's come up with a new system to...

Collapsed Little Burgundy building...

Inspectors will be on site today to survey the structural integrity of the former community centre in Montreal's Little Burgundy neighbourhood.(Salimah Shivji/CBC) Oscar Peterson's sister, Daisy Sweeney, taught...

A forest industry shout-out to Bill...

The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) is congratulating Thunder Bay-Atikokan MPP Bill Mauro on his cabinet appointment as the new minister of municipal affairs. The Ontario Forest Industries...

Province unveils proposed changes...

A submitted proposal by the Ontario government to make amendments to the provincial building code, allowing the construction of wood buildings up to six storeys, has caught some members of the cement and concrete...

Crackdown coming on building...

Timmins City Hall planning to get tough on building permits. Timmins Times LOCAL NEWS photo by Len Gillis. The City of Timmins is going to getting ready to crack down on property owners who think they have...

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NOTICES
Sarnia Lambton Home Response...

Residents stay on the top floor of their building during a vertical evacuation in Iquique on Tuesday. Please join us on Wednesday May 14th, 2014 for a day of education and networking. Elaine Birchall has...

OBOA Looking for Volunteers for...

The recently implemented Certification Program consists of two independent committees: the Certification Review Committee (CRC) and the Certification Evaluation Committee (CEC). Both of these committees are...

Ontario Regulation 332/12 -...

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) is proposing amendments to Ontario Regulation 332/12 (Building Code) under the Building Code Act, 1992. The purpose of the proposed amendments would be...

Building Official Peter Black...

Building Official Peter Black is retiring from the City of Ottawa; following several years with the community. His co-workers have marked his departure with a retirement farewell party that will be held...

CFSA 2014 Annual Education Forum...

CANADIAN FIRE SAFETY ASSOCIATION Annual Education Forum-Wednesday April 2, 2014 Paramount Conference & Event Venue 222 Rowntree Dairy Road, Woodbridge "The Changing Face of Fire Safety" This forum should appeal...

WSIB Mandatory Coverage...

the Ontario government has made changes to WSIB coverage rules for the construction industry. Starting January 1, 2014, contractors who don't register with the WSIB, and who do construction work without a valid...

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ANNOUNCEMENT
Georgian College Architectural...

PROGRAM DETAILS Building Departments should consider hiring a Georgian College student studying architectural technology for a co-op opportunity this summer. The students have had experience with working with the...

Bluewater Chapter - Ontario...

The Bluewater Chapter of the Ontario Building Officials Association Inc. (formerly Grey-Bruce and Associate Area) will be hosting its annual “Builders’ Forum on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to...

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NEWS BYTES

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

Issue 68:Read Document
Released: Thursday, February 27th,2014

Issue 67:Read Document
Released: Thursday, January 30th,2014

Issue 66:Read Document
Released: Thursday, November 28th,2013

Issue 65:Read Document
Released: Wednesday, October 30th,2013

Issue 64:Read Document
Released: Friday, August 30th,2013

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BULLETINS

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

Issue 7:Read Document
Released: Tuesday, March 25th,2014


BLUEPRINTS

Issue 1:Read Document
Released: Tuesday, March 25th,2014