Board of Building Code Appeals


Julian Wells
Tom Elliott
Ian Hudlow
Gregory Winkler
Jon Swearingen

Heather Baker, Permit Technician, Secretary

About the Board

The purpose of the Board is to hear appeals from (a) any person aggrieved by the local building department’s application of the USBC or the refusal to grant a modification to the provisions of the USBC or (b) a property owner or owner’s agent who appeals a decision of the fire official concerning the application of the SFPC or the fire official's refusal to grant modification to the provisions of the SFPC.  The board shall have the power to uphold, reverse or modify the decision of the official by a concurring vote of a majority of those present.  The Board shall follow the appeal procedures as established by the Uniform Statewide Building Code on all hearings and findings.  Membership of the Board shall to the extent possible, represent different occupational or professional fields relating to the construction industry.

The Members serve five-year terms, with a limit to no more than two and a half terms per ordinance number 2007-7.