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Legal Process for Building Officials & Designers - 2012

School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences
Legal Process for Building Officials & Designers - 2012 Table of Contents

Enrol in Legal Process for Building Officials & Designers - 2012

Course Code: LAWS317

This introduction to the legal process related to building code administration is intended for building officials, designers, plan examiners and Registered Code Agencies. Course material will also prepare individuals to write the Ministry of Municipal Affairs legal qualification examination, the common element for all areas of MMA qualification. The Legal Process 2012 course manual is included in the fee. Chapters 1 - 12 are applicable to all building code practitioners, which Chapters 13 - 15 provide information for current and aspiring Chief Building Officials, inspectors with the same powers and duties, those overseeing inspectors and Registered Code Agencies. You will gain an understanding of the structure of the 2012 Ontario Building Code, the roles and legal framework of the act, the link between the Act and the provisions in the code, and the identification of the Principal Authority. We will examine various applications and registrations under the Act and the Code, permit applications and the issuance process of permits, the inspection and compliance process, occupation process and lawful entry requirements. Furthermore, the course will delve into cooperation, conflict and dispute resolution under the Act, offences, liability and immunity from actions, changes of use and renovation as well as compliance with Division B. NOTE: Students must pre-purchase and bring the 2012 Building Code Compendium 2 Volume set to the first class. Building Code Examinations: An individual must successfully complete the examination program related to their area of practice to become qualified. Building Code examinations are delivered by Humber College on-line and in test centres across the province. Apply through Humber College to write a Building Code examination. Humber is responsible for Building Code examination registration and hosting. Anyone writing a Building Code examination for the first time will require a BCIN number in order to register for an examination with Humber College. You can obtain your BCIN number by following the links on the Building Code website, Qualifications and Registration page.

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  • Jeff Chalmers

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm)

Continuing Education & Corporate Training Office

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1502