Annotated Ontario Building Code Act, 2016 Edition

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433487340


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Well-received and highly recommended by building officials and construction practitioners, Annotated Ontario Building Code Act, 2016 Edition is the only legal source you need for the Building Code Act, 1992 and the new 2012 Ontario Building Code, in force January 1, 2014. With section-by-section commentary on the statute and numerous user-friendly and time-saving features, this comprehensive reference will noticeably speed up your research. Coverage includes unreported cases, giving you the full information that you need.

Practical advice and valuable insights are offered by John Mascarin and Jeffrey L. Levitt , leading experts in the field of building and construction legislation who have variously advised and represented the province, municipalities, building practitioners and consultants with respect to the legislation.

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This unique resource allows you to gain a thorough grasp of this complex statute by providing you with:

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Highlights in This Edition A Day-to-Day Reference For

Table of Contents

Table of Cases
Table of Concordance

Building Code Act, 1992 – Section-by-Section Commentary and Annotations
Enforcement Authorities
Construction and Demolition
Property Standards
Unsafe Buildings
Maintenance Inspection Programs
Powers and Duties of Registered Code Agencies
General Powers of Inspection and Enforcement
Dispute Resolution Reviews and Appeals
Authorizations and Rulings

2012 Ontario Building Code

General Case law Annotations
Bibliography of Secondary Sources


Jeffrey L. Levitt, M.A., LL.B. & John Mascarin, M.A., LL.B.

Jeffrey L. Levitt, M.A., LL.B., was formerly counsel with the Legal Services Branch of the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1985 and was in private practice from 1985 to 1988. Since 1988 he was a Counsel at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and its predecessor, the Ministry of Housing, and at the Crown Law Office – Civil of the Ministry of the Attorney General. His law practice at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the Ministry of Housing had an emphasis on construction regulatory law, including the Building Code Act and Ontario Building Code, and he was involved with most amendments to that legislation during that period. Mr. Levitt has been a frequent speaker on the topic of building regulatory law at legal and industry conferences and has contributed articles on these topics in legal publications, including the Digest of Municipal and Planning Law (Carswell), Municipal and Planning Law Reports (Carswell) and Municipal Liability and Risk Management, and the Ontario Building Officials Association Journal.

John Mascarin, M.A., LL.B., is a partner with Aird & Berlis LLP in Toronto and is a member of the firm's Municipal and Land Use Planning Group. He is a Certified Specialist in municipal law, local government an land use planning and development. Mr. Mascarin received his LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1989. He is the longstanding Editor-in-Chief of the Municipal and Planning Law Reports (Carswell) and the Digest of Municipal and Planning Law (Carswell). Mr. Mascarin is the main contributor to the recently-published Municipal title of Halsbury's Laws of Canada and the co-author of Ontario Municipal Act & Commentary (LexisNexis), Annotated Land Development Agreements (Carswell) and The Annotated Municipal Act, 2nd Edition (Carswell) and A Comprehensive Guide to the City of Toronto Act, 2006 (LexisNexis). He is on the faculty at both Osgoode Hall Law School and York University. Mr. Mascarin has written and spoken extensively on topics in the municipal, planning, development and real estate law areas. He was legal counsel for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing on the province's building regulatory reform initiative in 2001, which eventually became Bill 124.

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