Robert wants to insure the rights of the individual are met, not thru governemnt regulations which are imposed by international standards of building, but by what would be applicable to our area. This then complete with codes which insure safety in our area where tornado's are prevalent . Note that international codes make no mention or provisions for tornado's or sinkholes! Both of which are prevalent here.
"Who knows better what we need and what problems exist in our area than we do? Should we not then hire people from our area and give them the job and responsibility to insure our health and safety! They understand first hand our needs!"