Chief Building Official, Senior Inspector
Mr. Gale is an ICC Certified Building Official with more than 30 years of experience, 20 of those years working within Northern California Building Departments. Chris has held various positions in the building department industry including the positions of Chief Building Official, Senior Building Inspector, and Plans Examiner. As a Building Official, he successfully managed the budget and staff of a large Building and Safety Department which included Fire Plan Review and Inspection, Building Inspection, Plan Review, and Code Enforcement.
In addition, Chris is an expert in smoke management systems, code enforcement actions, disaster preparedness, recovery and assessment, electrical, mechanical, concrete, steel, wood and gypsum based products. Chris is also a certified special inspector, and has obtained a certificate in Building Inspection Technology.