Building Board of Appeals

Second Wednesday of each month as necessary
4:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers (lower level)
57 E. First Street
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The Building Board of Appeals is one of the citizen advisory board & committees and is a mechanism employed by the City to provide the following:

  • Hear appeals to determinations made by the Building Safety Director and/or the Fire Marshal.
  • Decide on reasonable interpretations of the Building Regulations (All Chapters) and Chapter 2 of the Fire Regulations.
  • Determine the suitability of alternate materials and alternate methods of construction.
  • Recommend changes to the various building and fire codes.


For additional information regarding the purpose of the Board, please see Title II, Chapter 11, Section 2-11-1 of the Mesa City Code.

Bylaws have been established by the Building Board of Appeals. Additional information regarding the procedures of the Board can be found in Title II, Chapter 11, Section 2-11-4 of the Mesa City Code.

As required by Title II, Chapter 11, Section 2-11-5 of the Mesa City Code, meeting minutes shall be made and retained on file in the Building Safety Division.

 
Board Membership

The Building Board of Appeals is made up of nine board members that are appointed to staggered terms by the Mayor of the City of Mesa.

 

Spencer Arnett, Plumber/Contractor - Arnett Plumbing

District 1

Plumbing/Mechanical Category

Partial Term:  Expires June 30, 2013

 

Cory Smith, General Contractor

District 2

Construction Category

Term:  3 years - Expires June 30, 2013



Jeff Decker, Vice-President/Sales Manager Farnsworth Development

District 5

Homebuilder Category

Term:  3 years - Expires June 30, 2011

 

Tom Hedges, Stantec Consulting

District 3

General Public Category

Term:  3 years - Expires June 30, 2011

 

 Frank Jimenez, Electrical Engineer - Boeing Company

District 6

Electrical Contractor/Engineer Category

Term:  3 years - Expires June 30, 2012

 

Jennifer Sandstrom, Architect

District 3

Architect Category

Term:  3 years - Expires June 30, 2011

 

Steve Sheldon, Fire Protection Engineer - Rolf Jensen & Associates

District 6

Fire Protection Category

Partial Term:  Expires June 30, 2013

 

Michael J. Williams, City of Tempe

District 5

General Public Category

Partial Term:  Expires June 30, 2012