Purpose

The Building Advisory and Appeals Board hears appeals and makes determinations relative to alternate methods of construction and alternate materials pertaining to the Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, Dangerous Buildings, and Housing Codes of the City of Escondido. This includes:

  • Considering proposed use of alternate construction materials
  • Hearing appeals regarding refusal of building official to issue a permit
  • Considering appeals of notice to abate a public nuisance
  • Interpreting various city codes
Membership: Five members ( List of board members )
Meeting Schedule: As needed
Length of Term: Four years
Responsible Department: Building Division, Community Development Department
Qualifications/Conditions: Must reside within the geographic boundaries of the General Plan
Compensation: None
Financial Disclosure: Must submit conflict of interest statements
Training: City staff provides an initial orientation and ethics training in accordance with state law.

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