Community Development: Planning, Zoning & Building Permits
Community Development | Director | Appointed by City Manager
Michael Olson started in the construction industry in 1992, accepting the Sr. Building Inspector position for the City of Copperas Cove, Texas, in 2007. In late 2009 he accepted the job of Chief Building Official for the City of McGregor, and was promoted to Director of Community Development in 2011.
Michael is a licensed Plumbing Inspector, licensed Code Enforcement Officer, and Certified Floodplain Manager. He also serves as a Board member of the Building Officials Association of Texas (BOAT). In 2012 Michael was honored by his peers in BOAT with the Jim Whatley award as Building Official of the Year in Texas. In 2015 he was elected Vice President of BOAT.
The Community Development Office ensures quality development through administration of all building codes, subdivision requirements, and planning & zoning procedures.