Building Board of Appeals

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The Building Board of Appeals determines the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction, acts as the appeals board for the city’s construction codes (building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical codes) and for sign, fire and housing codes. Members are qualified by experience or training to judge matters pertaining to building construction.

The Building Board of Appeals consists of seven members who serve three-year terms and meet monthly.


Building Board of Appeals Seal

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Allen Drouare
    Term expires: 2021
  • Liz Harrow, Vice-Chair
     Term expires: 2023

  • Larry Cross
    Term expires: 2023
  • Tim Mrozowski, Chair      
    Term expires: 2023

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a 
Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Building Board of Appeals.