Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee

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Haywood County
1 North Washington
Brownsville, TN 38012

Haywood County Codes Enforcement/Building Inspector

Lonnie Porch
11 S. Lafayette St.
Brownsville, TN 38012
Phone number: 731-780-0164

Duties are to oversee Haywood County Property as to its presentation and its relation to the health, safety and welfare of the public. As code enforcer and building inspector, Mr. Porch is a Tennessee State Certified Building Inspector and also Certified with the ICC (International Codes Council). He is responsible for working with all the builders and homeowners concerning new homes, remodeling, repair of existing homes, as well as mobile homes placement. He keeps the Haywood County Planning Committee informed on enforcement and inspection action in the County as well as obtains its approval on certain required projects.

The County adopted the 2006 International Building Codes in 2009, and these set of codes are good for seven years. The county will update its codes to the 2012 ICC set of Codes in 2013. Mr. Porch is a member of the West Tennessee Building Officials Association (WTBOA) and the Tennessee BOA.

Lonnie Porch is a Haywood County native. He served in the U. S. Army and was employed in finance management for more than 30 years before he was appointed by Haywood County Mayor Franklin Smith to Haywood County Codes Enforcement and Building Inspector in July 2008. He holds his State Certification and continues his education in this field. He is a member of the International Codes Council.