The Building Board of Appeals is established to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the community by adopting and enforcing rules and regulations and reviewing decisions of the Building Official concerning building and construction found in Title 15 of the Rapid City Municipal Code.
NUMBER OF MEMBERS
10 (5 members and 5 alternates)
Each member has to be an expert in his or her field of work to include equal representation from the following industries: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, General Contracting, and Engineering.
RESIDENCY/REGISTERED VOTER REQUIREMENT
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
The Board has the authority to adopt and enforce rules and regulations thought proper and necessary for the performance of its work; to review and by affirmative vote of a majority of the members present at any public hearing, sustain, reverse, change or modify any decision of the Building Official relating to questions concerning methods of building, use of processes and devices, strength and character of construction, and such other questions of like kind and character as may arise between the Building Official and the individual(s) aggrieved by the decision of the Building Official, except as otherwise provided in this section; and to review decisions of the Building Official concerning modifications to the code and the suitability of alternate materials, design, and methods of construction and equipment concerning all adopted Construction Codes except the Plumbing Code and the Electrical Code.
Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:30 a.m. on the 3rd Floor in the East Conference Room of the C/SAC Building.
MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS
Steve Struble - Electrical - Term Expires - March 2019
Dale Schmidt - Electrical Alternate - Term Expires - March 2019
Myron Tatum - Plumbing - Term Expires - March 2019
Jim Rensch - Plumbing Alternate - Term Expires - March 2019
Steve Malone - Engineer - Term Expires - March 2020
Jaime Stampe - Engineer Alternate - Term Expires - March 2020
Andy Mitchell - Mechanical Alternate - Term Expires - March 2020
David Asbridge - Contractor - Term Expires - March 2021
Bob Brandt - Contractor Alternate - Term Expires - March 2021
Michele Seaman - Mechanical - Term Expires - March 2021
Brad Solon, Building Inspector
Community Planning and Development
City Hall, 2nd Floor
300 Sixth Street
Rapid City, SD 57701