Building Code Board of Appeals

The Building Board of Appeals is responsible for hearing grievances that result from decision rendered by city building officials. Board members can take action on disputes related to the interpretation of the building code and cannot waive or change the code.  The Building Code Board of Appeals meets as needed in accordance with the city ordinance. 

The Building Code Board of Appeals consists of five members appointed by the Mayor with advice and consent of city council, one from each of the following professions or disciplines:

  1. A registered design professional who is a registered architect; or builder or superintendent of building construction with at least ten years experience, five of which shall have been in responsible charge of work
  2. A registered design professional with structural engineering or architectural experience
  3. A registered design professional with a mechanical or plumbing engineering experience; or a mechanical or plumbing contractor with at least ten years experience, five of which shall have been in responsible charge of work
  4. A registered design professional with electrical engineering experience; or an electrical contractor with at least ten years experience, five of which shall have been in responsible charge of work
  5. A registered design professional with fire protection engineering experience; or a fire protection contractor with at least ten years experience, five of which shall have been in responsible charge of work
To view the enabling legislation surrounding the Building Code Board of Appeals, click here.
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