Membership consists of 7 members appointed to 5 year overlapping terms. Duties: Hears appeals on decisions made by the code enforcement officer enforcing the building ordinances and recommends action to the board of trustees regarding such appeals. Holds hearings and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding changes in the building codes.
There is hereby established a Board of Building Appeals, consisting of 7 members who shall be appointed by the Mayor by and with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees. The Mayor, by and with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees, shall appoint one of the members of the commission to serve as chairman. With respect to original appointments, the Mayor has, with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees, appointed one member of the board of building appeals for a term of one year, one member for a term of 2 years, one member for a term of 3 years, one member for a term of 4 years and one member for a term of 5 years.
Additional appointees required as a result of a change in the number of members of the board of building appeals shall be appointed for a term of 5 years. Upon expiration of the term of office of a member of the building board of appeals, his successor shall be appointed for a term of 5 years. Vacancies shall be filled for an unexpired term in the manner in which the original appointments are required to be made. Continued absence of any member from regular meetings of the board shall, at the discretion of the Mayor and Board of Trustees, render any such member liable to immediate removal from office by the Mayor.