The Board serves as an appeals board from rules or regulations of the Building, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Codes and may grant, modify or deny an appeal made to a decision of the building official. The Board also passes upon matters pertaining to building construction. The Board consists of four (4) full-time members and four on-call specialist trade members. The four (4) full-time members must be licensed professional engineers or architects with at least ten years of experience. One (1) of the full-time members must be a licensed structural or civil engineer of architectural engineering experience.
The four (4) on-call specialist members must be composed of the following: 1) a building contractor or construction superintendent with at least ten (10) years experience in directing nonresidential construction, 2) a licensed master electrician, 3) a licensed mechanical contractor, and 4) a licensed master plumber.
A quorum of the Board requires the presence of at least three (3) full-time members plus the appropriate on-call specialist member who is called by the Chair. A concurring vote of three (3) members is required to grant, modify or deny an appeal.