Inspector and Staff


Chief Building Inspector

The Building Inspection Department is led by Bill Trout, Sr. He has over 20 years of experience as an inspector. Bill is responsible for ensuring that all proposed structures are in compliance with current building codes. He also manages staff and their day-to-day operations.

The Building Inspector’s responsibilities include:
  • Administers the City’s building and other construction related codes
  • Consultations with builders, business owners, home owners
  • Contractor License Program
  • Enforces City Ordinances
  • Fire/Life Safety Inspections
  • Inspects new construction
  • Investigates nuisance complaints
  • Investigates possible dangerous structures
  • Issues building permits