Building Official

Ragland, Chris

Chris Ragland - Building Official

Chris Ragland has been in the construction industry for 27 years: Ten years as a contractor, owning and operating his own construction company, 17 years regulating construction as a Building Inspector, Plans Examiner, Deputy Director and 7 years as a Building Official. Serving in Boise Idaho, in SW Portland Oregon and now in Marin County. He comes with over 19 Building Code certifications and degrees in Political Science and Business. He greatly values public service and local government collaboration efforts.

He enjoys spending time with friends and family exploring the beauty of nature and the great outdoors, the performing arts and taking part in social justice activities and spiritually centered programs and events whenever possible.


About the Building Department

The Building Department reviews building permit applications and plans for compliance with State and local building codes including structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and energy efficiency. The department also provides inspection and code enforcement services for all building related construction. 

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