This position is responsible for issuing or denying the issuance of building permits. In order to determine whether or not permits should be issued, the incumbents perform a variety of tasks to include researching, analyzing, interpreting, and applying residential and commercial construction laws, ordinances, regulations, and mandates. Specialists work with owners, owners’ agents, contractors, designers, etc. to explain and coordinate the appropriate documentation and inspections necessary for permitting. The Specialists will also review all of the documentation to determine completeness, determine what additional steps are needed, and make decisions based on laws and policies. Once the process has reached its conclusion, the incumbents calculate and request the payment of fees and enter data and develop reports to document the activities and decisions made. Employees report directly to the Chief Building Official.
Associate’s degree in building construction, engineering, architecture, or similar and four years of technician level experience in an architectural, construction, engineering, or related technical field. Qualifying experience can substitute for the associate’s degree year-for-year. A related bachelor’s degree can substitute for two years of the experience.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Certification from the International Code Council (ICC) in Code Enforcement—Permit Technician within the first two years of employment into the classification.
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