Engineering and Building Official
Don Swartz (615) 776-3323
Don received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona. He is a registered Professional Engineer (Civil) in the State of Tennessee. He is also certified by the State of Tennessee Fire Marshall's office as a building inspector, plumbing inspector and gas/mechanical inspector.
Don started working for the Town of Nolensville over nine years ago as a building inspector and codes enforcement officer. For the past two years, he has served as the Town Engineer for Nolensville.
Town Engineer Duties
The Engineer’s duties include capital improvement project management, responding to requests and complaints dealing with the Town's roadways and drainage systems, and providing input to the planning staff and various boards on development proposals.
Building Official Duties
The Building Codes Department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the provisions of the building, mechanical, and plumbing codes. The purpose of these codes is to provide minimum requirements to safeguard the public safety, health, and general welfare through affordability, structural strength, means of egress facilities, stability, sanitation, light and ventilation, energy conservation and safety to life and property from fire and other hazards attributed to the built environment.
The Codes Department reviews and issues all building, plumbing, and mechanical permits within the Town. The Department inspects all work performed associated with these issued permits. The Department also maintains all records associated with these permits and inspections. The Department is also charged with maintaining records of the Adequate Facilities Taxes and the Roadway Infrastructure Impact Fees paid to the Town.