Building Appeals Board

Regular Meetings

  • Varies; scheduled as necessary to hear appeal requests

Members

Seat
Name
Represents
Term
Appointed By
Expires
1Vacant Seat
District 14 years
Board of SupervisorsJune 30, 2019
2Vacant SeatDistrict 24 years
Board of SupervisorsAugust 31, 2019
3Lee BuckinghamDistrict 34 years
Board of SupervisorsAugust 31, 2019
4Vacant SeatDistrict 44 years
Board of SupervisorsMay 31, 2021
5Patrick Remington
District 54 years
Board of SupervisorsJune 30, 2021
6Mike Webb
Fire Official4 years
Board of SupervisorsFebruary 28, 2021
7Vacant SeatDisabled4 years
Board of SupervisorsJune 14, 2021
8Mitch Higgins
Fire Officials4 years
Board of SupervisorsFebruary 28, 2023
9Richard LewisDisabled4 years
Board of SupervisorsApril 30, 2023

Composition

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.

Purpose

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

  • Yes

Compensation

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.