Code Board of Appeals

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 the 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.

Members

  • Tim Lynch
  • Kevin Messick
  • Terry Nab
  • Michell Radamaker
  • Patrick Showers
  • Shawn Turpin

Meetings

  • 5:30 pm
  • 1st Thursday of every month
  • Community Development
    215 D Street
    Lewiston, ID 83501

All meetings are open to the public. To watch meetings by Livestream and select Code Board of Appeals.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  1. Dawn Ortiz

    Permit Representative
    Phone: 208-746-1318, ext. 7263

  2. Community Development

    Physical Address
    215 D Street
    Lewiston, ID 83501


    Directions

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 617
    Lewiston, ID 83501

    Phone: 208-746-1318
    Fax: 208-746-5595