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Welcome to www.oapso.ca, the web site of the Ontario Association of Property Standards Officers Inc.

This site has been designed to provide information about our Association and the enforcement of property maintenance and occupancy legislation.

Please continue and discover more specific details with respect to our organization and the part we play in the preservation of property and the environment in Ontario.

Click here for a new message from the 2013-14 OAPSO president, Warwick Perrin.

TIME TO RENEW YOUR 2014 MEMBERSHIPS!

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GET READY FOR THE NEXT CONFERENCE! PDF Print E-mail

   OUR RUBY CELEBRATION

         May 26 to May 30th 2014

 

                                           OAPSO's 40th

Annual Conference and Training Seminar

Being held in King Township at the Seneca College, King Campus.Click here to see Room Details:

EACH BEDROOM

  • OVERSIZED DOUBLE BED
  • LARGE DESK WITH CHAIR
  • HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACCESS
  • FREE LOCAL CALLS & VOICEMAIL
  • TWO DRAWER STORAGE UNIT
  • CLOSET
  • BARRIER-FREE SUITES AVAILABLE
 

EACH KITCHENETTE

  • MICROWAVE
  • FULL SIZE REFRIGERATOR
  • KITCHEN TABLE AND CHAIRS
  • PREPARATION AREA COMPLETE WITH SINK AND STORAGE AREA

EACH BATHROOM

  • STAND-UP SHOWER
  • TOILET
  • SINK

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela


IMPORTANT MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS:  Please use the attachment link below to download the revised application form. Note that the previous link featured on this page, had an incorrect version relative to fee amounts, as well as an incorrect mailing address.  

 Catherine Goddard, OAPSO Director

c/o City of Brampton, Property Standards

150 Central Park Drive, Suite 200

               Brampton ON L6T 2T9

Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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HOT OFF THE PRESS! PDF Print E-mail

WINTER 2014 NEWSLETTER

 

 2014 Winter Issue - Property Standards

Also available on Facebook

Includes Informative Articles such as;

  • Emergency Preparedness, ARE YOU READY?
  • Certification Information & News
  • Cockroach Explosion - Magical Pest Control
  • The Prosecutor's Perspective - When is a Barking Dog...not a Barking Dog?
  • Ontario's new Carbon Monoxide Law
  • Licensing and Enforcement in an Open Government
 
WE NEED YOU! PDF Print E-mail

INSTRUCTOR RECRUITMENT

 

OAPSO is seeking to expand its compliment of Instructors to deliver its Certified Property Standards Officer Training Program. Interested parties must possess the following: 

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Knowledgeable about the topic and able to explain the ideas and concepts in an easy to understand  manner (war stories)
  • Excellent organizational skills, oral and written
  • Ability to facilitate and present to small and large groups
  • Able to devote necessary time to the development and delivery of the course modules
  • Ability to provide case studies, exercises and models and utilize any and all additional teaching methods
  • Ability to operate a variety of training audio and visual equipment
  • Obtained or ability to obtain Facilitator’s training certificate
  • Available to attend Certification Training Committee meetings, dedicated training sessions and the ATS [which is a full week at the end of May every year - without exception] and deliver training on an as needed basis
  • Must be willing to commit to being an instructor on a voluntary basis (OAPSO is a non-profit organization and directors and instructors do not receive any compensation -all OAPSO work is done on a volunteer basis )
  • Must be a member of OAPSO, in good standing ( preferably a CPSO )

Applicants who wish to be considered for an audition should direct their resumes and correspondence to:

 Italo Joe Luzi, CET, CPSO, MLEO

OAPSO Certification Training Committee Chair

4632 Owl Circle

Mississauga, Ontario

L4Z 2W7

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OAPSO'S NEW TRAINING PROGRAM PDF Print E-mail

Property Standards Appeal Committee Training

OAPSO is proud to announce the delivery of a new training program dedicated to Property Standards Appeal Committee members and Committee support staff. The Program will be a half-day in length and the cost is $50/attendee.

Please be aware that we need a minimum of 10 registrants. For smaller municipalities, please contact neighbouring municipalities as well,  to conduct the session, so that we can capture as many Committee members and staff as possible while holding the session in their particular area.

Registration can be arranged by contacting OAPSO Professional Development Chair,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The course content will include;

  • Enforcement
  • The Bylaw
  • The Property Standards Order
  • The Legislation (The Building Code Act)
  • The Committee
  • The Hearing itself
  • Appeals
  • Case Law