Jeffrey Brown Appointed Building Official
For Prince George County, VA
The Prince George County Board of Supervisors appointed Mr. Jeffrey M. Brown to the position of Building Official at their meeting on November 27, 2012.
Mr. Brown will be assuming the duties of Building Official from Mrs. Julie Chevalier Walton, who was recently promoted to Director of Community Development and Code Compliance, a newly consolidated department for the County which combines the Planning and Zoning, Building Inspections, Environmental, and Code Compliance divisions into one department. Mrs. Walton has been the County’s Building Official for over 14 years, following four years as the Assistant Building Official.
Before beginning employment with the County in 2004 as a Building Inspector, Mr. Brown was a Field Services Coordinator with Engineering Consulting Services, Inc., a local engineering and testing firm. During his tenure at Prince George County, Mr. Brown has advanced from Sr. Building Inspector to Assistant Building Official to Deputy Director.
As Deputy Director and Assistant Building Official, Jeff Brown recently obtained his certification from the International Code Council as a Master Code Professional. The MCP is the highest level of certification the Code Council awards to Building Officials and Inspectors. Mr. Brown is currently one of only 58 professionals in Virginia and one of approximately 700 in the world to have this certification. Mr. Brown is also a Certified Building Official, Fire Official, Property Maintenance Official and Fire Marshal.
“Jeff instills a sense of pride and professionalism in our department, and his knowledge of codes and building principles is unmatched. He is an invaluable resource to staff, contractors, homeowners, and the community. He is an excellent choice to continue the progress we have made in the Building Official’s office.” said Julie Walton. “I highly respect the position of Building Official, and sincerely appreciate the honor of holding this position in Prince George since 1998. It has truly been rewarding to serve the County and citizens as the Building Official, and I am excited and looking forward to continuing to serve our community in new ways as Director of Community Development and Code Compliance for Prince George County.”
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