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Building & Fire Prevention Code Board of Appeals
Meetings
Meetings are held as needed, at such times as the board determines necessary to fulfill required duties.

Members
Five members are appointed by the mayor and council to include:
  • Licensed professional civil or structural engineer
  • Architect
  • Builder or superintendent of building construction
  • Electrical contractor
  • Mechanical contractor or a plumbing contractor and a fire prevention inspector or fire marshal or someone with expertise in a closely related fire protection systems field

Each member must have at least five years experience in his/her area, but may be practicing or retired. Members serve five-year terms. There is currently two vacancies.
  • Gregory T. Seifert, Chairperson, Architect
    Term expires on March 13, 2011
  • Shane Brewer, Builder
    Term expires on June 29, 2014
  • Chris Phillips, Fire Protection Systems Field
    Term expires on March 2, 2020
  • Vacancy, Plumbing or Mechanical Contractor
    Term expires on February 17, 2020
  • Randy Schultz, Electrical Contractor
    Term expires on September 11, 2011
  • Vacancy, Professional Engineer
    5 year term

About the Board
This board hears all appeals from decisions of the chief building official or the chief of fire prevention. The procedure for such appeals is outlined in the city's building and fire prevention codes. The board may also prepare, once a year, a report to the mayor and council containing its recommendations regarding any changes which should be made in the building and fire prevention codes. The mechanical or plumbing contractor shall sit for all appeals related to building code citations and the fire prevention inspector or fire marshal shall sit for all appeals related to fire prevention code citations.