building official

building official

An official designated by the appointing authority, whatever his official title, to enforce the provisions of the applicable building code and other applicable laws.
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The opening of the OSS is in accordance with Mayor Bautista's Executive Order 11-2017, which tasked the City Architect Department to provide an appropriate space for a one-stop shop for the Department of Building Official that will house a zoning administrator, and a representative from the Bureau of Fire Protection.
The decision about a structure being substantially damaged is made at a local government level, generally by a building official or floodplain manager.
Our chief building official has examined it at length, but we'd like to have a copy for our files.
Many jurisdictions use this type of approach," said Jim Tinner, Bellingham's building official.
David Johnston, Director of Development Services, advised that Lynn Balfour, Chief Building Official, has served on the Board of Directors for Ontario Building Officials Association for a number of years and has just completed a two-year term as president of the association.
This year has been an extremely strong year for construction in all sectors," says Guido Mazza, director of Building Services, Chief Building Official, City of Greater Sudbury.
The title could mean master supervisor of an individual building project or the chief building official for various government agencies, which could exert maj or influence over civic architecture, often a force for tradition, with the important exception of Jacopo Sansovino (although as his renovatio romano was absorbed it became a new standard to be challenged).
No, but all applicable building permits must be acquired, with guidance from the local building official as to the need for an engineer.
Unless specifically excluded from the code, the building official can ask for engineering review and, thus, permitting, of any equipment.
1] On the other hand, an overzealous or tyrannical building official can halt a construction project, bankrupting a contractor.
Before retiring, Tyree was the regional building official in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Present during the event were (from left to right) San Juan City building official Ar.

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