[R.O. 2009 § 2.46.010; Ord. No. 4293 § 1, 1981]
A Board of Appeals is established.
[R.O. 2009 § 2.46.020; Ord. No. 5092 § 2, 4-1996]
The Board shall consist of seven (7) members appointed by the City Council. The Board shall consist of members with the following expertise:
Registered engineer, and
Should a particular expertise not be available for appointment, Council, at its discretion, may provide for duplication or substitution of the required expertise.
Board members shall serve for a term of three (3) years commencing on the first (1st) Monday in October of each year. Any vacancy in a membership shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment of the City Council. The Council may remove any member for cause, in writing, after a public hearing.
[R.O. 2009 § 2.46.030; Ord. No. 4293 § 3, 1981]
The Board shall elect a Chairman from among its members. The term of Chairman shall be for one (1) year with eligibility for re-election. The Board shall hold meeting on an as-needed basis and shall adopt rules for the transaction of business and keep a record of its proceedings; these records shall be public records. The Board shall be assisted by City staff necessary for its work.
[R.O. 2009 § 2.46.040; Ord. No. 4293 § 4, 1981]
The Board of Appeals shall be responsible for the review of a claim that the true intent of the building codes or the rules legally adopted as part of those codes has been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of the code do not apply or an equally good or better form of construction can be used. The proceedings of the Board shall be as established in the currently adopted City Building Code.