Legal Process for Building Officials and Designers

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May 04, 2020

Legal Process for Building Officials and Designers

Program Overview

The Legal Process course is intended as an introduction to the legal process for all Building Code practitioners including building officials and designers. The Legal Process course can also be an excellent training and preparation tool for persons preparing to write the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Legal qualification examination. 

Students gain a basic knowledge of the legal process related to building code administration, roles and responsibilities of all practitioners, and the course is designed to help prepare individuals to write the Ministry of Municipal Affairs legal qualification examination, a requirement for all areas of Ministry qualifications. 

Participants are encouraged to complete all Chapters of the course. Some Chapters are intended for all code practitioners while others provide information for Chief Building Officials, aspiring CBO's, Inspectors who have the same powers and duties as the CBO in relation to sewage systems or plumbing, Inspectors who are Supervisors and Managers of Inspectors and Registered Code Agencies. 

Please visit http://www.humber.ca/buildingcodeexams/home for more information on the Ministry Building Code exams.

 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will have an understanding of:

  • The Roles and the Legal Framework of the Act
  • The Various Qualifications and Registration under the Act and the Code
  • Permit Applications and the Issuance Process for Permits
  • Exercising Lawful Entry 
  • The Inspection and Compliance Processes
  • The Occupancy Process
  • Co-operation, Conflict and Dispute Resolution under the Act
  • Offences, Liability and Immunity from Actions
  • Change of Use and Renovations
  • Complying with Division B. 

 

Who Should Attend?

This program is intended for all Building Code Practitioners including inspectors and designers.

 

Your Instructor

Jeffrey Chalmers, CET, CBCO

Jeffrey has over 40 years’ experience in building code interpretation and enforcement as a plans examiner, inspector, chief building official, building code consultant and instructor of building code courses. Jeff has extensive knowledge in all areas of the Ontario code and has helped develop new training courses in the Ontario Building Code and also the National Building Code, for training across Canada.

Jeff is a member of OACETT, the OBOA and the OPIA.

 

Pre-Requisites

None

 

Duration

5 days

 

Venue Location

Kawartha Conservation

277 Kenrei Road

Lindsay, ON   K9V 4R1

 

Registration 

Registration costs include learning materials, exam prep questions and lunch for the 5 days. Registration to open soon.

 

Cost
$ 0.00 /registrant


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