The Board of Appeals consists of 7 members, of whom 2 must be general or home building contractors; 2 members of the general public with a good understanding of building construction; 1 member of the electrical profession; and 1 member of the plumbing profession. Architects and engineers are given preference. Members are appointed by the Mayor, approved by the City Council and serve 3-year terms.
Board's Areas of Focus
- Reviews the model building, fire and housing codes and recommends adoption by the City Council
- Reviews building code, fire code and housing code appeals