Richard Halbom joined the Code Services Department of Barry Isett & Associates, Inc. in 2017 to assist with providing property maintenance, zoning and PA UCC services to municipalities in southeastern Pennsylvania. Previously employed by Code Inspections, Inc., Horsham, he is experienced in providing residential plan reviews, residential and commercial building inspections and residential rental inspections. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in various aspects of the construction industry. In 1989, he founded Environmental Geosynthetics, Inc., which specialized in providing and installing geomembrane liners, used to control fluid (or gas) migration in a variety of industries and projects, including stormwater management systems, waste disposal containment and oil field containment. He was president of the company for 20 years, providing administration, bidding and construction management, as well as staff training. Mr. Halbom has been serving on Souderton’s Borough Council since 2008. He was responsible for writing the International Property Maintenance Code Addendum that was adopted in 2016. The amendment expands the authority of the borough in securing compliance from property owners.
At Barry Isett & Associates, Inc., Mr. Halbom not only serves Bucks and Montgomery Counties, but has been assisting the team provide code services to East Coventry Township, West Pikeland Township and the Borough of Phoenixville. He has also been focusing his time on achieving more certifications to further serve Isett clients.