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Lawrence Allen named new village Code Enforcement Officer

February 20, 2013

After a two-month search, Lawrence Allen has been appointed new Code Enforcement Officer for the Village of Stillwater. Allen replaces Lynn Goman, who retired in December.

A Code Enforcement Officer is responsible for making sure residents are in compliance with sections of the village municipal code, ordinances and resolutions in such areas a planning, zoning, community nuisance, property maintenance, housing, signs, and related areas. A code enforcement officer is informed about a possible violation through complaints, governmental agencies or by discovering the violation on his own.

Allen brings nearly 40 years of experience to the position as a long time professional in the home construction industry where he has specialized since 1974 in roofing, electrical, plumbing, building repair and maintenance. He is a New York State licensed inspector and certified home inspector, and has inspected thousands of homes in the Capital Region.

Allen is a member of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors, President of the local NACHI chapter, an Associate Member of the New York State Building Code Officers, a member of the Better Business Bureau, and is a state certified wood destroying technician.

Since 1993, Allen has been the owner and operator of Visual Structural Inspections LLC of Clifton Park – which inspects pre-owned homes for structural and pest damage. He has also been an instructor for future home inspectors with the Knowledge Network, Albany, since 2006.

You can reach Lawrence Allen at (518) 371-7944.