There are nine members appointed at-large by the Board of Supervisors. Members should have a background in the building industry.
Any person aggrieved by the Building Official's application of the USBC or the refusal by to grant a modification to the provisions of the USBC may appeal to the Board of Building Code Appeals.
Persons wishing to file an appeal shall submit a written request for appeal to the Board of Building Code Appeals within 30 calendar days of receipt of the decision. The application shall contain the name and address of the owner of the building or structure and the name and address of the person appealing, if the applicant is not the owner. A copy of the Building Official's decision shall be submitted along with the application for appeal. Failure to submit an application for appeal within the time limit established shall constitute acceptance of the Building Official's decision.
The staff contact for the Board of Building Code Appeals is Raymond Rinaldi, Department of Building and Development, 703-771-5449.