As Chief Building Inspector, Jeffery Kappelman is responsible for overseeing operations of the Building Inspectors Division and assist the Planning Director. Kappelman received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Auburn University. Before working for the city, he built houses. Kappelman has more than 35 years of experience in the construction industry. His favorite thing about his job is the variety of environments he gets to work in from behind the desk to construction sites. When he is not inspecting buildings, he enjoys hunting, fishing and growing orchids.