Thomas Hogarth Biography



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Mr. Thomas Hogarth

Thomas Hogarth has been the Director of Building Code Services for 20 years and serves as the Board appointed Building and Fire Official. Under Tom’s direction, the Building Code Services Department became the first nationally accredited building department in the Florida and the first accredited school district building department in the nation. Tom believes in continual professional development and holds numerous licenses and certifications including Professional Engineer, Building Code Administrator, Fire Code Administrator, LEED AP and Certified Floodplain Manager. Throughout his career he has given back to the code enforcement field by remaining active in local and national professional organizations such as the PBC Construction Industry Licensing Board (past chair), PBC Building Officials Association (past chair), PBC Building Code Advisory Board, the North Palm Beach Planning Commission as well as serving on various code development committees for the International Code Council and ASHRAE. He previously served as the Public Services Director for the Village of North Palm Beach. Tom was born and raised in West Palm Beach and earned a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.