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ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Building Code and changes to...

Background: The Building Code and changes to enable mid-rise wood frame buildings        The Building Code sets minimum safety requirements for various building components including...

Enhanced Barrier Free Accessibility...

Frequently Asked Questions Accessibility and Ontario’s Building Code        What is the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)?  What are accessibility...

Accessibility Requirements as of...

Partisipate in OBOA Trending Forum discussion regarding the Accessibility Requirements as of Jan 2015 -  combined smoke/strobe fire...

Accessibility Amendments - City of...

Accessibility Amendments Ontario Regulation 368/13 Effective January 1, 2015. This overview has been prepared for information purposes only. Reference should always be made to the Building Code Act.view

Mid-Rise is here! Ontario Building...

Mid-Rise is here! Ontario Building Code changes are now in effect. Register today for the Mid-Rise Symposium in Toronto. The Toronto Mid-Rise Symposium is an intensive, one-day educational event that will review...

Accessibility and Mid-Rise Wood...

• This E‐Learning module is intended for general information purposes only. To fully understand the material, readers should have an advanced familiarity of Ontario's 2012Building Code.• The module...

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NEWS
Workaround for Compliance with CSA...

Due to the limited availability of designers trained on the new CSA Standard F280-12 “Determining the required capacity of residential space heating and cooling appliances”, the SB-12 Joint Working Group...

Why Do Buildings in Kenya Keep...

Two buildings collapsed recently in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. Now, many Kenyans are worried about the safety of buildings around the country. Officials from the National Construction Authority are travelling...

Ontario builders talk wood at first...

"As part of our ongoing collaboration with the Ontario Home Builders' Association (OHBA) we decided the next logical step was to bring all the stakeholders together to have an open discussion about the opportunities...

Children injured as ceiling...

Grade II listed building more than 30 years ago.The London Ambulance Service said paramedics were called to reports of a collapsed ceiling shortly before 9.30am.“We checked over 15 children aged between nine...

Not playing by the rules in...

The cavalier disregard of certificates of occupancy and other code violations by Lakewood township officials must stop. A simple drive though town reveals that overcrowding and other manifestations of poor planning...

Engineering firm found guilty for...

A provincial court judge has found an engineering firm guilty of building code infractions that endangered the structural integrity of a downtown Calgary condominium complex, forced the evacuation of several...

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NOTICES
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...

Professional Development Day

In Partnership with the Ottawa Fire Services Professional Development Day Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Main Hall 102 Greenview Avenue Ottawa, Ontario Tuesday, October 28, 2014~See attached for...

Fire Safety Challenges in Tall Wood...

This Fire Safety Challenges in Tall Wood Buildings Webinar will cover a Foundation Phase 1 project with the objective to gather relevant research on tall timber buildings and identify the knowledge gaps in the...

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.

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ANNOUNCEMENT
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...

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...

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NEWS BYTES

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

Issue 75:Read Document
Released: Thursday, October 30th,2014

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

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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