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Steve Smith
(615) 459-9742 ext. 2176 or e-mail

Headshot_Smith_02Since 2008, Steve Smith has been the Building Official for the Town of Smyrna.  As director of the Department of Building Safety, he is responsible for the issuance or building permits, inspections, plans review (for new construction projects), as well as enforcement of Smyrna’s property maintenance ordinances.

Beginning his codes career in 1991, he was also building official for the cities of Portland, Columbia, and Sumner County Tennessee; and for six years, while employed by the Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy, Steve was a highly sought instructor for codes classes throughout Tennessee and the U.S.  

In addition to his Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee, Steve possesses the prestigious certifications: Master Code Professional and Certified Building Official;  and in 2002 Steve was selected “Middle Tennessee Codes Official of the Year.”  

Steve and his wife Susan were wed in 1980, and have three daughters and one son, as well as three grandchildren, and an adorable beagle!  Without question, his favorite pastime is playing tennis.