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Inspector directory

David Busch  Ralph Cantu    Richard Klinar   Saul Plaza 

Building Inspectors

 

Richard Klinar   Richard_Klinar@cityoflorain.org
Plumbing Inspector Certification
Class III Building Inspector
Class I Building Official
Job Title: Chief Building Official and Acting Planning/Zoning Officer
Telephone: 440-204-2034
Fax: 440-204-2540

Responsibilities:

    • Review all plot plans to make sure all set backs are met and that the proper zoning is in place.
    • Serve as Secretary for the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals.
    • Attend meetings in regards to proposed sub-divisions, shopping districts, industrial parks, etc.
    • Keep Mayor, Safety/Service Director, and Building Commissioner abreast of up coming issues and proposals being forwarded to the Planning and Zoning Commission.
    • Keep official zoning map up-to-date.
    • Answer all calls related to zoning.
    • Review all lot splits.
    • Advise co-workers as to zoning situations.

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Ralph Cantu     Ralph_Cantu@cityoflorain.org
Building Inspector
Residential Plubing Inspector
Job Title: Building Inspector
Telephone: 440-204-2032
Fax: 440-204-2540

Responsibilities

    • Provide heating, ventilating and air conditioning inspections on all commercial and residential work being performed within the City Of Lorain
    • Review all residential plans for new construction and additions
    • Provide technical support of code enforcement to the public and contractors
    • Provide general property inspections on residential One and Two Family rental units, as required by City Ordinance 126-97
    • Enforce the International Property Maintenance Code as required by City Ordinance 30-96
    • Public Relations
    • Addressing Complaints
    • Residential Plumbing Inspections
    • Residential and Commercial Building Inspections

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Saul Plaza  Saul_Plaza@cityoflorain.org
Class III Certification
Job Title: Building Inspector
Telephone: 440-204-2037
Fax: 440-204-2540

Responsibilities:

    • Commercial and Residential inspections which include footers, foundations, framing, insulation, drywall, and final inspections
    • Public relations, answering complaints
    • Communicating the code 1, 2, 3 Residential and OBC codes
    • Communicating with Zoning Officer and reviewing residential plans

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Electrical Inspectors

David Busch   Dave_Busch@cityoflorain.org
Certification: Electrical Safety Inspector
Job Title: Assistant Chief Electrician
Telephone: 440-204-2043
Fax: 440-204-2540

Responsibilities:

    • Performs skilled inspection work in securing compliance with City ordinances and regulations governing the installation and operation of electrical systems and equipment
    • Assists in the supervision of traffic signal and fire alarm systems; does related work if required. Work is subject to periodic review and inspection of the City Electrician.
    • Check plans and workmanship to see that electrical work complies with ordinances and regulations and recommends methods for improvement
    • Works as a supervising journeyman maintenance electrician on traffic signals and fire alarm systems at discretion of Chief City Electrician

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