Building Code Board of Appeals


The board is comprised of seven (7) residents of the city appointed to three (3)-year terms. Membership includes an architect or engineer registered in the state of Iowa, a commercial contractor, a journeyman carpenter, a residential contractor, a representative of the public at large, and two (2) representatives must have knowledge of Americans With Disabilities Act regulations. All board members serve voluntarily without compensation. 

Information and Appeals Process


Meets as needed.  Time and place determined by the board.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

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Minutes are available following approval.

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  • To determine the suitability of alternative building materials and methods of building construction.
  • To provide for reasonable interpretations of the building code.
  • To advise the City Council on all construction regulations and procedures.
  • To serve as an appeal body for the decisions of the building official.