Building Appeals Board
- Varies; scheduled as necessary to hear appeal requests
|1||Vacant Seat||District 1||4 years||Board of Supervisors||June 30, 2019|
|2||Vacant Seat||District 2||4 years||Board of Supervisors||August 31, 2019|
|3||Lee Buckingham||District 3||4 years||Board of Supervisors||August 31, 2019|
|4||Vacant Seat||District 4||4 years||Board of Supervisors||May 31, 2021|
|5||Patrick Remington||District 5||4 years||Board of Supervisors||June 30, 2021|
|6||Mike Webb||Fire Official||4 years||Board of Supervisors||February 28, 2021|
|7||Vacant Seat||Disabled||4 years||Board of Supervisors||June 14, 2021|
|8||Mitch Higgins||Fire Officials||4 years||Board of Supervisors||February 28, 2023|
|9||Richard Lewis||Disabled||4 years||Board of Supervisors||April 30, 2023|
Comprised of nine members appointed by the Board of Supervisors, not official of the County, who are qualified by experience and training to pass upon matters pertaining to building construction. Two members of the board shall be physically disabled persons and two members shall be fire officials or fire marshals in the county. The five remaining seats are represented by one member in each of the Board’s Supervisorial Districts. The chief building official or designee shall be an ex-officio, non-voting member. The building appeals board members shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
The Board hears and determines appeals from code interpretations of the Chief Building Official or assignee; has the authority to determine the suitability of, and authorize the substitution of, materials and types of construction equipment to those specified by this article and the State Housing Law on a project-specific basis; to act as an advisory body to the Board of Supervisors on all matters pertaining to the construction industry; and to promulgate reasonable rules and regulations for conducting its hearings and meetings. Determination of appeal by building appeals board is final.
Conflict of Interest
All members of the Board shall serve without compensation. The members of the board shall receive their actual and necessary travel expenses to and from the place of meeting of the board and while traveling in connection with the business of the board.