The Building Inspector's responsibility is to administer and enforce the building code by assisting the Building Codes Official in all activities relating to building codes. The Inspector primarily deals with inspections of building projects as well as maintains the proper paperwork to keep the files and the projects up-to-date and in compliance. Investigation of suspected or reported violations is also required. Their primary duties involve the review and inspection of commercial construction.
Codes Enforcement Officer
The main responsibility of the Codes Enforcement Officer is to ensure compliance with all aspects of codes enforcement pertaining to subdivision and land development and nuisances. Code compliance is monitored through on-site inspections and follow-up to complaints received.
This person is required to maintain files relating to codes, interacts with the public and other staff on issues relating to codes, and may need to initiate legal action and testify on code related violations before the District Magistrate.