Meet the Building Services Director
Building Services Director
Kevin Ciabatti joined the City of Cedar Rapids in 2011 as Assistant Manager of the Code Enforcement Division of the Fire Department. Kevin was named Director of the Building Services Department in 2012.
Since his arrival, Kevin has been heavily involved in the development of codes which impact the quality of life of the community. Kevin played a vital role in the development of Chapter 22A Nuisance Property Code and the Vacant and Neglect ordinance of the Property Maintenance Code. He has also been heavily involved in maintaining the City’s ISO rating by adhering to a consistent building code adoption and amendment policy.
Kevin holds a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the University of Kansas, School of Architecture. Prior to his move to the City of Cedar Rapids, Kevin has worked in the field of architecture for firms in both Tulsa, Oklahoma and Rockford, Illinois. He also served as the Plans Examiner, Assistant Director of the Building Department and Code Official in Rockford Illinois, and the Code Official in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He has over 22 years of code enforcement experience.