City of Lubbock Names New Chief Building Official

The City of Lubbock is happy to announce Gilbert Quant as the new Chief Building Official.

The Chief Building Official oversees the Building Safety Department. The position plans, directs, and supervises the City of Lubbock’s construction permitting and inspection activities as well as developing and administering public relations efforts to keep citizens informed of services provided.

Quant has worked for the City of Lubbock Building Safety Department since September 2002. He began his career as a Residential and Commercial Plans Examiner before promoting to Senior Commercial Plans Examiner and later Assistant Building Official.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Technology from Texas Tech University, and possesses multiple International Code Council certifications in both the Plans Examiner and Inspector categories.

“It is truly an honor to be selected as the Chief Building Official for such a great organization as the City of Lubbock,” said Quant. “Our vision is to make department productivity and customer service our top priority.”

He will start as the Chief Building Official on Monday, December 5, 2022.

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