This department is responsible for investigating housing complaints and follow ups, performing plan review process for new construction, issuing residential and commercial permits (building, electrical, HVAC, etc.), conduct inspections (building, electrical, sprinkler systems, wrecking, day care, etc.).
This director oversees Police, Fire and Building/Code Enforcement Divisions; deals with traffic and parking problems; coordinates erection of parking, handicap, speed limit, etc. signs with the Street Superintendent; serves on Board of Control.