Issam Shahrouri

Deputy Director, Building Bureau

Dr. Shahrouri has 30 years of experience in the field of building and safety. During those 30 years, he served a number of cities, most recently as the Chief Building Official for the City of Costa Mesa. During his years of service, his focus has been on team building, empowering staff to be their best, enhancing customer service, and implementing technologies that make building departments more effective. He is a Licensed Civil Engineer and a Certified Building Official. He also holds a Ph.D. in Economics and serves on multiple building code and technology committees. In his off time, he enjoys spending family time with his wife and son.

Email Address: IShahrouri@oaklandca.gov

Phone Number: 510-238-6435