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Building Code Appeals

To appeal a decision made regarding the building code, you must apply to the Board of Appeals.

The Board of Appeals is responsible for reviewing:

  • Appeals of administrative decisions
  • New methods or products
  • Plan correction notices
  • Written orders and opinions of a building code official regarding the building code

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Number of Mayoral Appointments: 9
Term: 3 years
Compensation: $70/meeting
Confirmation: No

Function: The Board is responsible for reviewing appeals of administrative decisions made by the Building Department concerning building code provisions.

Qualifications: The Board is comprised of one architect (and one alternate architect), one contractor, one professional engineer (and one alternate engineer), one preservationist and two citizen members who cannot be associated with the building industry (and one citizen alternate).

Meets: January to October the fourth Thursday of the month; November and December as needed.
Meeting Time: 8:30 a.m.
Meeting Location:
Wellington Webb Building
201 W. Colfax Ave., Room 2.L.1.
Denver, CO., 80202

Board of Appeals Members

Bette Rhone (720-865-2513) serves as the board secretary. 

 Member  Title  Term Expires
Jeffrey Anderson Architect Representative 12/31/2020
Kevin Charlson Contractor Representative 12/31/2020
Matt Chiodini
Architect Alternate Representative
Jerry Maly, chair Professional Engineer Representative 12/31/2020
Peter Marxhausen Professional Engineer Alternate 12/31/2021
Andy Duckett-Emke, vice-chair Preservationist Representative 12/31/2020
Matthew Ruhland  Citizen Alternate Representative
Laurie Simonson Citizen Representative 12/31/2021
Michael Blake  Citizen Representative 12/31/2021

Bette Rhone

Enabling Authorization: Established by Ordinance in 1952

Board of Appeals Meetings

January - October

The BOA meets on the fourth Thursday every month.

November - December

The BOA meets on the third Thursday of the month.

Board of Appeals Agenda Notices

No agendas at this time.