Government

Plans Examiner

Damon Rallis was first hired as a plans examiner for the Town of Southold in July, 2001.

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CEO

In January 2008, Damon left his position as plans examiner to become the Town of Southold's sole code enforcement officer.

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HPC

Damon's position as Application Coordinator for Southold's Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is unique.

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True Government Experience

Damon's fifteen years of experience as a paid employee of the Town of Southold gives him  unique perspectives and the institutional knowledge that many political candidates simply cannot bring to the table, even after serving in office.

Damon is a New York State Certified Code Enforcement Official

  •  24-hour mandatory in-service training, yearly - certified through 2017 

Damon is a Plans Examiner with the Southold Town Building Department

  • zoning review & permit review 

Damon is a former Southold Town Zoning Inspector 

  • code enforcement 

Damon is Application Coordinator for Southold's Historic Preservation Commission

  • acts as secretary
  • building, planning, zoning liaison
  • code expert

Damon's experience in town government gives him an applied understanding of: 

  • the building permit review process
  • the planning & zoning review process
  • the environmental review process (DEC, Trustees, Suffolk County Health Department, Stormwater Management)
  • the justice court process (investigative and prosecutorial experience, case building, negotiation and mediation)
  • town board policies and procedures
  • town attorney policies and procedures
  • town code, as well as the Building Codes of New York State (code interpretation, legislation, code enforcement, policy creation, policy and code adviser)
  • public service/public interaction/public relations in a government setting (public guidance, mediation, education)

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