Clark Richards & Associates, Inc.

Clark Richards & Associates, Inc.

Clark Richards

1520 N Tamiami Trail North Fort Myers, FL 33903

About the Expert

Over thirty years experience in the private and public sectors of the development and construction industries. Private sector background in residential and commercial construction, owner’s representation, forensic investigation and expert testimony, government relations, construction and regulatory approval. Public sector experience in large and mid sized multiple division Community Development / Building / Code Enforcement / Zoning / Licensing agencies.

Areas of Expertise

  • Building Codes
  • Slips and Falls

Expert's Profile

Broad experience in the legislative and regulatory aspects of zoning, building codes, design and construction. Extensive computer and computer application experience.

Significant expertise in public administration, participatory management, media and public relations, applicable federal law, state statutes, building codes, interpretation and enforcement of local ordinances. Experienced with enforcement of land use, zoning and environmental planning requirements including comprehensive plans, growth and concurrency management statutes, zoning and land development codes.

Active participant in the public hearing processes including: Code Enforcement and Unsafe Structures Boards, Board of Adjustment, Planning and Zoning boards, and Architectural Review, Historical and Community Appearance Boards. Appointed by the Broward County League of Cities to the Broward County Board of Rules & Appeals. Appointed by Governor Chiles to the Florida Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board. Extensive public presentation experience with commissions & councils, local, county and state boards, professional, community and industry associations.

Personal Achievements


  • DELAWARE ACADEMY, Delhi, New York
  • 1988 - present


  • State of Florida licensed:
  • Class A General Contractor, CGC014408, Certified Roofing
  • Contractor CCC1326776
  • Building Code Administrator, BU0000175, Building
  • Plans Examiner, PX0000234
  • Building Inspector, BN 0000882
  • Real Estate Salesperson SL537073


  • Building Officials Association of Florida
  • Building Officials and Inspectors Association ,
  • (1992 President)(Chairman 1991), Broward Building Officials
  • (Chairman 1991), International Conference of Building
  • Officials, Southern Building Code Conference International
  • Florida Association of Occupational Licensing Officials
  • Florida Association of Code Enforcement, American
  • Association Code Broward County Code Enforcement
  • Association
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Certified Building Official - CABO/ICBO/SBCCI
  • Certified Building Official, Chief Building Inspector, Broward
  • Co. Board of Rules and Appeals
  • Board member / Broward County Board of Rules & Appeals
  • 1992 -1996 (numerous sub- committee appointments
  • and Chair of Product Approval Committee)

Listed in the Following States

Clark Richards & Associates, Inc. is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico & USVI