Qualification Frequently Asked Questions

Under the Building Act (Act), all building officials must meet mandatory qualification requirements by February 28, 2021 to make decisions about building regulations on behalf of municipalities and other local authorities. The Minister designated the Building Officials’ Association of B.C. to administer the mandatory qualification program.

The two documents below provide more information about the overall structure of the mandatory qualification program and the building official in-training classification.

Qualification Program Frequently Asked Questions

Building Official In-Training Frequently Asked Questions

These FAQ documents will be updated over time, to reflect questions commonly asked by building officials and local authorities.

BOABC FEE NOTICE

The Building Officials’ Association of British Columbia (Association) is asking members and stakeholders for feedback on fee changes needed to administer mandatory qualifications for building and plumbing officials in accordance with the Building Act and its Administrative Agreement with the Province.

Please click BOABC Fee Notice to view.