(Effective until July 1, 2023)
It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to erect or construct any building, or remodel or rehabilitate any existing building or structure in the state, or allow the same to be done, contrary to or in violation of any of the provisions of this code.
(Effective July 1, 2023)
Section R110— Means of appeal.
R110.1 General. In order to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the code official relative to the application and interpretation of this code, there shall be and is hereby created a board of appeals. The code official shall be an ex officio member of said board but shall have no vote on any matter before the board. The board of appeals shall be appointed by the governing body and shall hold office at its pleasure. The board shall adopt rules of procedure for conducting its business, and shall render all decisions and findings in writing to the appellant with a duplicate copy to the code official.
R110.2 Limitations on authority. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this code or the rules legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of this code do not fully apply or an equally good or better form of construction is proposed. The board shall have no authority to waive requirements of this code.
R110.3 Qualifications. The board of appeals shall consist of members who are qualified by experience and training and are not employees of the jurisdiction.
R110.4 Administration. The code official shall take immediate action in accordance with the decision of the board.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.020
, and chapter 19.27A
RCW. WSR 23-02-060, § 51-11R-11000, filed 1/3/23, effective 7/1/23. Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.020
and chapters 19.27
RCW. WSR 13-04-055, § 51-11R-11000, filed 2/1/13, effective 7/1/13.]