Sanibel Names New Building Official; Curfew In Effect

SC Staff Report

The City of Sanibel announced today, Oct. 7, Craig Mole’ has accepted an offer to serve as the building official for the City of Sanibel. Mole is the immediate former chief building official and director of building services for the City of Naples.

Mole’ has earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson. Over the last 25 years, he has gained comprehensive experience in commercial, civic, municipal, educational, and residential design. He is highly experienced in managing municipal building departments and effectively uses a team concept to enhance service capabilities.

Mole’ has earned certification from ICC as Certified Building Official (2014) and is also certified as a Building Code Administrator, a Registered Architect, and a Floodplain Manager.

“We are fortunate to have Mr. Mole’ join the City of Sanibel team especially considering the extensive damage structures experienced from Hurricane Ian,” said Sanibel City Manager Dana Souza.

“Mr. Cole’ has exceptional credentials as a registered architect, a certified floodplain manager, and as an experienced chief building official. He also is experienced in effectively managing electronic permit systems and is dedicated to superior customer service,” continued Souza.

Curfew Remains In Effect For Islands
While Lee County has rescinded its curfew put in place following Hurricane Ian, it remains in effect for Captiva from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily. The 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew also remains in place on Sanibel.

Free Ice Available at Community House
An ice truck is staged at the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, on Friday, Oct. 7 and Saturday, Oct. 8. It’s free of charge and self-service.

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