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.


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

Agendas & Minutes

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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.