Building Code Board of Appeals


A board of appeals shall be appointed by each municipality. Such board shall consist of five members, all of whom shall meet the qualifications set forth in the State Building Code. A member of a board of appeals of one municipality may also be a member of the board of appeals of another municipality (C.G.S. 29-266(a)).

One member of the board of appeals shall be appointed from the general public. The other four members shall have at least five years experience each in building design, building construction, or supervision of building construction (C.S.B.C. 112.2.1 amd). The board shall annually select one of its members to serve as chairman (C.S.B.C. 112.2.2 amd).

Each appeal shall be heard in the municipality for which the building official serves within five days, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, after the date of receipt of the appeal (C.S.B.C. 112.3 amd).

Source: Connecticut General Statutes (C.G.S.) and the 1999 Connecticut State Building Code (C.S.B.C.).