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.
Administration and Finance Monday through Thursday from 8:30AM to 4:00PM and Fridays from 8:30AM to 12PM.
Building and Planning Departments Monday through Thursday from 8:30AM to 4:00PM and Fridays from 8:30AM to 12PM. To book your dedicated appointment online, please click here.
Parks and Recreation Monday through Friday 9AM to 4PM.
Public Works and Sanitary District No. 2 General Public Hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30AM to 4:00PM and Fridays from – 8:30AM to 12PM. Engineering Support & Technical Review of Public Works and Sanitary District No. 2 Permits(sewer, encroachment, floodplain, etc.): Tuesdays and Thursdays between 8:30AM to 3:30PM.