McKINNEY, Texas (May 1, 2015) – The City of McKinney Building Inspections Department celebrates Building Safety Month during the month of May. Mayor Brian Loughmiller will issue a proclamation at the City Council meeting on May 5.
Building Safety Month is a national public safety awareness campaign to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe, resilient, affordable and energy-efficient homes and buildings. This year’s theme is “Resilient Communities Start with Building Codes.” Weekly themes during Building Safety Month include:
- May 4-10, Don’t Get Burned
- May 11-17, Bounce Back Faster from Disaster
- May 18-24, Water Safe, Water Smart
- May 25-31, Save Energy
Residents can find helpful tips for each weekly theme on the Building Inspections page on the city’s website atwww.mckinneytexas.org/buildingsafety.
“We want to acknowledge the critical role of the city’s Building Inspections Department in ensuring the highest-quality codes are followed to protect residents in the buildings where we live, learn, work and play,” said Rick Herzberger, Chief Building Official for the City of McKinney.
City of McKinney Press Release