The purpose of this board is to hear appeals from decisions of building officials regarding interpretations of the building code regulations. Applications for appeal may be made when it is claimed that the true intent of the code or other rules legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of the code do not fully apply, or an equally good or better form of construction can be used.
Appointment, membership, Term
Board shall consist of five members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council whose terms of office shall be so arranged that one term expires each calendar year, provided that, however, each member shall serve until his successor has been appointed and qualified. No person shall be appointed to the Board of Appeals except a registered or licensed engineer; a builder or superintendent of building construction with at least ten years of experience including five years of having been in responsible charge of work; or, a person who has like qualifications or experience. Appointed by the Mayor, for five-year terms, or until successor is appointed.
Ordinance 3784 which amends Article I of Chapter 9 in order to Adopt the 2000 International National Building Code and 2000 International Residential Code. Article I of Chapter 9 Section 112.2.