Disabled Access Appeals Board
and Safety Appeals Board
San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors
Seeking Residents to Serve on County Review
The Board of Supervisors is looking for residents to serve on
two newly created construction review panels, the Building and Safety Appeals
Board and the Physically Disabled Access Appeals Board.
“The missions of these boards are important, and I urge anyone
who feels they are qualified and who is interested in serving their community
to apply for a seat,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman James Ramos.
The Building and Safety Appeals Board is
a technical review panel charged with considering cases in which property
owners and builders believe the County has incorrectly applied the Building
Code during plan review, construction, or to an existing building resulting in
that building being declared substandard or unsafe.
Applicants for this panel
should be familiar with construction and the California Building Code.
The board has five seats plus three alternate positions. Membership of
the board shall include an architect; a fire protection engineer; a mechanical,
plumbing, or electrical contractor; a real estate attorney; and a structural
Two members of this panel would also serve as
members of the other newly created body, the Physically Disabled Access Appeals
Board. The five -member board, with three alternates, will consider appeals to
County decisions as they pertain to disabled access, consider ratification of
certain exemptions to accessibility requirements, and serve as an advisor to
the County Building Official on disabled access matters.
In addition to the two members from the
Building and Safety Appeals Board, the Physically Disabled Access Appeals Board
must also include two members who are physically disabled, and one member of
Both panels will work toward achieving
the Countywide Vision ,www.sbcounty.gov/vision,
by capitalizing on the county’s diversity, ensuring a sustainable system of
quality community elements, and governing in an open and ethical manner.
Members of both panels would be appointed by the Board of Supervisors, and
serve four-year terms.
Anyone who believes they are qualified and who
is interested in serving on either panel may apply via the Internet at http://cms.sbcounty.gov/cob/Forms/BCCApplication.aspx or in-person at the Office of the
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, 385 N. Arrowhead Avenue, Second Floor, in