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CASTLE ROCK-City officials here is outsourcing its building inspection work to a private company after more than 15 years of paying Cowlitz County to handle it. The city is contracting with Gibbs & Olson of nearby Longview, WA because the county, which also services other cities, reportedly wanted to lighten its workload, and the city wanted to speed up permit processing.

All in all, though, things won’t seem that much different. Gibbs & Olson’s certified inspector will be Doug Johnson, who once worked for the county building and planning department and currently carries out inspections in the cities of Winlock and Woodland. Johnson also sits is on the Kalama Planning Commission and the Kalama Urban Growth Boundary Review Committee.

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