Todd Fisher

Municipal Development
Title: Department Head
Phone: 765-648-6057

  • Administers and directs departmental operations, including providing expertise at community policy meetings.
  • Ensures compliance of City Building Code, Unsafe Building Ordinance, and environmental court ordinances, including continual study of state codes, preparation of necessary revisions, and participation in code adoption processes.
  • Performs on site inspections of new and existing structures to ascertain compliance with applicable statutes, codes and regulations, and issues stop work orders as necessary.
  • Performs on-site inspections of buildings damaged by fire and other natural disasters, determines and takes corrective action to ensure elimination of danger and resolution of problems.
  • Supervises and directs daily operations of department personnel, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, making job assignments, and continually evaluating performance.
  • Initiates appropriate legal action for noncompliance with building codes, including preparing and presenting records and documents at legal hearings.
  • Oversees issuance of necessary permits and licenses, ensures proper collection of monies, and preparation and maintenance of financial records and documents.
  • Receives and investigates citizen complaints regarding department operations, and initiates appropriate action to resolve valid complaints.
  • Serves as member of and attends meetings of Safety Board, Electrical, HVAC, and Plumbing Boards, presenting data and making policy and program recommendations.
  • Monitors and maintains records and reports of all projects and submits to appropriate local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Prepares annual department budget request and administers budget upon approval.
  • Reviews and evaluates department programs, systems and methods of operations, revising as necessary.
  • Attends conferences and workshops pertinent to efficient administration of department.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

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