With the passing of Ordinance 2023-16 relating to building codes, a new Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals is created. This board will hear any grievances relating to building codes.
Dates and times of the meeting will be established upon appointment of the board by city council.
“Section 123-9. – Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals.
(a) Establishment. There is hereby established a Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals, which shall consist of five (5) members appointed by City Council and subject to the terms and provisions contained in Chapter 7, with the following exceptions. Pursuant to the requirements of the Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI) standard building code, the board should be composed of individuals with knowledge and experience in the technical codes, such as design professionals, contractors or building industry representatives. No board members shall participate in a case in which he or she has a personal financial interest. Whenever the words “Board of Adjustment and Appeals” appear in the standard building codes in force in the City at any time (the “building code”), they shall refer to the Construction Board of Adjustment and appeals.
(b) Quorum. A simple majority of the board shall constitute a quorum.
(c) Record. The Building Official shall act as secretary of the board and shall make a detailed record of all of its proceedings, which shall set forth the reasons for its decision, the vote of each member, the absence of a member and any failure of a member to vote.”