Printed Version of Article 21B
Section 1Applicability This bylaw shall apply to the position of Building Commissioner when such position is not subject to the provisions of Chapter 31 of the Massachusetts General laws.
Section 2 Responsibilities There shall be a Building Commissioner with responsibilities as required by law and/or regulation, who shall be competent by virtue of professional training, education and experience in building inspections, engineering, design and construction, and who shall serve as the chief Code Enforcement Officer for the Town. The responsibilities of the Building Commissioner shall include those specified in applicable sections of the Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) and Massachusetts General Law (MGL).
Section 3 Duties The duties of the Building Commissioner shall include those specified in applicable sections of CMR and MGL, and other duties as may be specified in a job description to be maintained by the Personnel Director, provided that the duties of the position are consistent with the requirements of CMR and MGL.
Section 4 Appointment, Term of Office, Compensation In the event of a vacancy or anticipated vacancy in the position of Building Commissioner, the Town Administrator shall seek applicants who are qualified by experience and training. The Town Administrator shall appoint or re-appoint the Building Commissioner after hearing the recommendation of the majority of the members of the Planning Board. The term of office shall be at least one year but not more than three years, and the compensation for the position shall be established under Article 24 of the Town of Natick Bylaws.