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Michael Hulsey, Chief Building Official

Michael Hulsey Hired as City of Hilliard’s Chief Building Official

Posted September 14, 2020 in Administration by Mary Smith

The City of Hilliard has hired Michael Hulsey as its new Chief Building Official/Building Standards Director, effective Sept. 28. 

Hulsey comes to the City with more than 40 years of experience in various related positions. 

“We are fortunate to be bringing someone with such a wealth of experience into this position,” said City Manager Michelle Crandall. “Michael’s extensive experience in both the public and private sectors will bring tremendous value to the City.” 

Hulsey comes to Hilliard from the City of Whitehall, where he has worked as CBO, master plans examiner, and building inspector since 2016. He has worked as an architect since 1999, performed contract plan review for the City of Defiance from 2000-2002, and was Building and Zoning Administrator for the City of Lima from 1994-1999. 

He worked for Bowman-Armstrong & Associates between 1980 and 1994, serving as Corporate Director and Secretary/Treasurer, as architect and plan manager, and as a designer.  

Hulsey graduated from Miami University in Oxford with a bachelor’s degree in environmental design in 1979. He is a resident of Upper Arlington. 

Hulsey received his Architect State of Ohio/NCARB certificate in 1986. He is a certified building official, residential building official, master plans examiner, and building planner. He is past president of Northwest Ohio Building Officials Association and a board member of Central Ohio Code Officials Association.