Building Code and Advisory Appeal Board


Membership is comprised of seven (7) residents of the city, appointed by City Council. 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
  • Place and time determined by the board

Agendas & Minutes

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  • To determine the suitability of alternate building materials and methods of building construction.
  • To provide for reasonable interpretation of the provisions of the residential, commercial, and property maintenance codes.
  • To serves as an appeal body for the decisions of the building official related to the residential, commercial, and property maintenance codes. 
  • To advise the City Council on building construction regulations and procedures.