Departments

Code Board of Appeals

Code Board of Appeals

Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m. (or as otherwise stated on agenda)
  • First Thursdays of the Month
  • Community Development, 215 D Street, Lewiston

Members

  • Kelly Knapp
  • Shawn Turpin
  • Tim Lynch
  • Terry Nab
  • Kevin Messick
  • Michell Radamaker

Duties

The Code Board of Appeals is legally empowered to 

  • Hear and decide appeals of orders, determinations or decisions made by the Building Official/Fire Marshal relative to the application and interpretation of the International Building Code/International Fire Code;
  • Hear and decide suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction;
  • Provide reasonable interpretation of the International Building Code/International Fire Code where the meaning may be obscure;
  • Review new standards and codes, and make recommendations to the City Council pending consideration of new legislation.

The Code Board of Appeals is not authorized to approve changes in violation of the International Building Code/International Fire Code.  The applicant has a burden to demonstrate to the Board of Appeals that an alternate material or method of construction will provide the same level of safety and durability intended by the material or method prescribed in the code.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meeting.
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Minutes are available after the Commission has approved them.
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