Construction Board of Appeals

The Construction Board of Appeals' purpose is to hear appeals of decisions and interpretations of the building official in accordance with Sections 7-1 and 7-87 of Chapter 7, Article III, Division 2 of the City’s Code of Ordinances.

The Board is established to:

  1. hear appeals of decisions and interpretations of the Building Official
  2. hear appeals of the Building Official's decision related to the use of alternative materials, designs, methods of construction, equipment and appliances 
  3. hear appeals of the Building Official's decision related to unsafe conditions as regulated in Section 7-63 of Chapter 7, Article III, Division 2 of the City’s Code of Ordinances

Membership

The Board comprises five (5) members appointed by the City Council.

Board qualifications for members shall be as outlined in the City of Stonecrest’s Code of Ordinances Section 7-87 of Chapter 7, Article III, Division 2.

All members of the Board shall be residents of the City of Stonecrest and shall have experience in the building industry. The members of the Board shall have applicable experience in drainage and structural issues in residential-home-design or construction, heating ventilation and air conditioning, electrical installations and plumbing.

Board members shall hold no other city office, appointed position within the city or any other city compensated position. Any vacancy on the Board shall be filled in accordance with the original appointing procedure for the vacant position. Any newly appointed member shall serve for the remainder of the unexpired term.

Current Members

  1. Clara Black-Delay
  2. Michael Burdett
  3. Harden Lark
  4. Kerry Williams
  5. Gregory Maxwell

Ex Officio (non-voting) Members:

  1. Councilmember George Turner

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I attend board meetings?

All meetings are open to the public. As a Covid-19 precaution, all meetings are virtual for the public to view on YouTube's livestream. View the city's YouTube Channel.

2. How do I join the board?

As stipulated in the board’s resolution, membership within the board must be nominated, then approved by existing board members. Contact your councilperson for details.

3. Are board members paid?

All board positions are voluntary, without compensation.

4. What is the length of service for a board member?

As to the initial terms of the five Board members, they are as follows: two initial Board members shall be designated to serve a term of two years, and three initial Board members shall be designated to serve a term of four years. After expiration of any term thereafter, each Board member shall serve a term of four years.

Terms of each Board member shall expire on December 31 of the Board member's term regardless whether a successor has been appointed to the Board member's position. Successive terms are permissible, but in no event shall a member be permitted to serve more than eight consecutive years. Any Board member may be removed with or without cause by the City Council. 


Board Resources

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Contact

City Clerk's Office
cityclerk@stonecrestga.gov


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