-Directs the enforcement and interpretation of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (VUSBC) and local ordinances, reviews change in, additions to, and implements ordinance updates as required.
-Performs building inspections.
-Review and approve all building plans, specifications, and calculations for construction within the City to ensure compliance with applicable codes.
-Directs issuance of all building permits and certificates of occupancy, and the collection of all related fees.
-Coordinates with the Floodplain Administrator to ensure all building construction is in compliance with NFIP guidelines.
-Directs the regulatory enforcement activities associated with the VUSBC and the Board of Building Code Appeals.
-Confers with and provides professional assistance to members of other City departments on matters related to functional areas of responsibility.
-Ability to resolve conflicts between customers and Building Department staff regarding compliance with department policy and codes.
-Maintains a working knowledge of the current trends in construction and in building codes, both on the State and National levels.
-Administers oversite and monitors for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) program.
-Develop and provide periodic reports on construction activity and workload indicators.
-Performs other duties as assigned.