Building Officials Association Press Release



BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA IN FULL SUPPORT OF THE PROVINCIAL BUILDING ACT                                      

Richmond, BC

March 2, 2017

The President of the Building Officials’ Association of BC (BOABC), Mr. Manjit S. Sohi BSc, RBO, CRBO, announced today that the Association’s Executive Committee members are extremely pleased to see that Part 3, Division 1 of the Building Act has been brought into force.

It is now mandatory for all Building Officials, as defined in the Act, to join the Building Officials Association of BC, pass qualifying examinations and earn continuing professional development credits.

Mr. Sohi stated that this supports the Province’s desire to see a high standard of professionalism in the industry and a more consistent application of the BC Building Code.

Mr. Manjit Sohi and Hon.Rich Coleman
Building and Safety Standards Branch Partners
Ron Dickinson, Andrew Pape-Salmon,(BSSB) Christine Webb, (BSSB) Manjit Sohi, Derek Townson