Crase joins Clermont County as Chief Building Official

BATAVIA, OH — Bruce Crase returned to the Clermont County Permit Central on Feb. 22 as our new Chief Building Official.

Since 2013, Crase served as Chief Building Official and Senior Plans Examiner for the Hamilton County Building Department. In 2006-2013, he was Master Plans Examiner in the Clermont County Building Department.

Crase, a Clermont County resident, has been an architect since 2001. He studied architectural design at the University of Cincinnati and civil engineering at Shawnee State University. Crase brings over 40 years of design and construction industry experience to the county.

“Our entire team is excited to have Bruce at the helm of our Building Division,” said Mike McNamara, Director of Community and Economic Development.  “He has an unmatched wealth of knowledge and experience, and the Commissioners jumped at the chance to bring him here.”

Crase says he is happy to return to Clermont County and that we have a great team here that will enable us to provide the best customer service possible to the public.