Richard M. Sopko, BCO

 Code Specialist, Code Inspection & Plan Review

Code Specialist, Code Inspection & Plan Review

Richard Sopko joined the Code Services Department of Barry Isett and Associates in 2017, bringing 40 years of experience in construction and code enforcement. He was the zoning and code enforcement officer for Dalton Borough, Lackawanna County for three years before joining Isett. Prior to that, he had an eight-year career with Building Inspection Underwriters of PA, where he served as the building code official for 12 municipalities, performing residential plan reviews; residential construction inspections; and issuing permits and Certificates of Occupancy. For 19 years, Mr. Sopko headed his own construction firm specializing in new home construction, residential renovations and light commercial renovations.

At Isett, he provides plan reviews and conducts residential and commercial construction inspection, as well as assisting with zoning enforcement and property maintenance issues. He principally serves Harveys Lake Borough, Dallas Borough, Salem Township and Plymouth Township.


Education

A.D. Building Construction Technology/Cabinet Making Technology, 1977, Johnson College, PA
70 Hour UCC Codes Course, 2006, Lackawanna Junior College, PA


Contact:  (570) 285-8184  |  rsopko@barryisett.com