Tag: OBC

When is a building permit required?

As the building owner, you are ultimately responsible for complying with all building requirements. Failure to obtain building permits can result in costly construction delays, legal action and/or the removal of work already completed. The following is a list of common projects that require a building permit:​ Construct a new building […]

What is a BCIN?

The Ontario Building Code (OBC) administered by the Building and Development Branch of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, is the legislative framework governing the construction, renovation and change-of-use of a building.  A Building Code Identification Number (BCIN) is required by a designer who engages in the following activities: […]