The Building Safety Division consists of a Building Official, Randy Scheid; an Assistant Building Official, Chris Gracia; and eight field inspectors and plans examiners, plus additional on-call staff. The Division provides construction plan reviews, consultations and inspections to assure compliance with the State Building Code. All inspectors are required to be certified by the State of Oregon for the specialty code they enforce.
Deschutes County's Building Safety Division interprets and enforces the State-mandated Building Codes for the people of the community through a process of education and a clear and fair application of the Specialty Codes. The Division provides services to the City of Redmond and the City of Sisters through contracts and provides various services to Lake, Jefferson, Crook and Harney Counties, the City of Bend and the State of Oregon Building Codes Division on an "as-needed" basis.