Orange County Cities Building Code Board of Appeals
Orange County Cities Common Board of Appeals is available for all Orange County cities that wish to participate. The goal is to help a jurisdiction overcome the challenges of forming a board of appeals as well as gaining significant benefits.
Forming a board of appeals is often challenging. Building code section 113 requires the formation of a board of appeals, it also requires that board members to be qualified. The qualifications requirement is often difficult to comply with. Some jurisdictions may opt to using governing bodies such the city council or the planning commission as the board of appeals, however, such governing bodies often lack the necessary building code expertise to tackle the technical complexity of the issues involved.
Section 113 does not specify what the qualifications are, however, Appendix B of the building code does. Appendix B, even if not adopted by a jurisdiction, offers an insight of what the qualifications of an appeals board members should consist of. For an individual jurisdiction, finding and recruiting board members matching those qualification is often quite difficult if not impossible.
Using ICCOEC board of appeals Interest List has many benefits, here are some of these benefits:
APPEALS BOARD INTEREST LIST
Orange County Building Code Board of Appeals interest list includes professionals with the highest degree of skill and knowledge in the design and construction industry. It includes highly qualified individuals with proven experience in building codes with capabilities to tackle the most complex issues. Those high caliber professionals volunteer their time and effort to help Orange County Communities. The list includes the following (additional members available, please ask for full list):
Why participate in an appeals board? If you are qualified to serve as appeals board member, there are many reasons and benefits to become one that include:
Easy and Simple
In order for a jurisdiction to use ICCOEC appeals board interest list for an appeal, all it has to do is to adopt an ordinance to use ICCOEC board of appeals interest list. ICCOEC does not charge a fee for providing the interest list, however, a jurisdiction can charge the appellant according to its ordinance or fee schedule.