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Access connections, knowledge, jobs and support to thrive in your career.

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Access connections, knowledge, jobs and support to thrive in your career.

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Helping communities prosper and members thrive

A powerful presence within the profession, the OBOA inspires members and the building industry to make a positive impact on community growth. Members get instant access to certification, career advice, nation-wide job boards, mentorship, professional development, free resources, building code insights, advocacy, networking, fun events and more.

100,000

Housing starts in Ontario

in 444+ municipalities

*Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, YTD 2017

3 Reasons to join OBOA

Grow in your career as a building official

Grow in your career

Get the support you need to succeed in your career and stay at the top of your game

Network

Network

Share, insights, ideas and practical solutions to everyday job challenges with like-minded professionals

Exclusive building industry- related content, expert building code advice, legislative alerts

Stay Informed

Get exclusive building industry-related content, expert building code interpretations and legislative alerts

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Training Centre

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JOB BANK

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Resources

Training manuals & course materials

Why members love the OBOA

OBOA has helped me greatly

I love learning to be able to provide safer and more efficient buildings for everyone to use.

Francois Pelchat,

Building Inspector, Kapuskasing

Member Plans

Whether you’re a student who is just starting out, a seasoned municipal employee, or any other professional impacted by building code regulations, our member plans are designed to help you succeed.

Barbara Waldron

Barbara Waldron, Otonabee-South Monoghan

“I love the diversity of my job being a Rural inspector in a beautiful part of Ontario.

Leon Bach

Leon Bach, Central Elgin

I love working with the public to ensure their construction projects are safe, efficient and an overall enjoyable experience

Matt Farrell 
Chief Building Official, Huron-Kinloss

Matt Farrell, Huron-Kinloss

“I love being a Building Official because no two days are the same. You know you are making an impact in your community.”

Peter Slusarczyk

Peter Slusarczyk, Innisfil

“I enjoy meeting different people with every new project that starts.

Francois Pelchat

Francois Pelchat, Kapuskasing

“I love learning to be able to provide safer and more efficient buildings for everyone to use

Our Strategic Plan

We are committed to ensuring a safer, more sustainable and accessible Ontario by advancing the building official profession.

Read our strategic plan

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