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Pursuant to Section 112 of the Appendix Chapter One of the California Building Code and Town of Truckee Ordinance 2002-07 a Board of Appeals was created and is maintained to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the Building Official relative to the application and interpretation of the codes adopted by the Town of Truckee.  The Board of Appeals shall have no less than seven members who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction and who are not employees of the jurisdiction,.  The Board shall consist of an Architect, a Civil or Structural Engineer, a General Building Contractor, a Plumbing Contractor, a Mechanical Contractor, an Electrical Contractor and an individual with demonstrated expertise in California Disabled Access Regulations.  The Building Official is a non-voting member of the Board and functions as secretary.  The Town Attorney may provide legal information and advice to the Board, which shall be considered in their deliberations.  The Board of Appeals shall be appointed by the Town Council and shall hold office at its pleasure.  The Board shall adopt rules of procedure for conducting its business, and shall render all decisions and findings to the appellant with a duplicate copy to the Building Offical.  The Board of appeals shall have no authority relative to interpretation of the administrative provisions of the codes nor shall the board be empowered to waive requirements of these codes.

Resolution 2001-21: Establishing the membership and procedures of the Building Board of Appeals


Procedures for Building Board of Appeals

Building Board of Appeals Application



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