The Building and Fire Board of Appeals determines the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction; to provide for reasonable interpretations of the provisions of the Building and Fire Codes; to hear written appeals regarding the Chief Building Official’s or Fire Code Official’s determinations.
Newport Beach Municipal Code Section 15.80.010
Frequency of Meetings
| Brion Jeannette, Chair
| Richard R. Luehrs
| Saum Nour
| Rolly Pulaski, Co-Chair
|Robert Ahlke Jr.||10-09-18||07-01-19||06-30-23|
Length of Term for Members
The seven members of the board serve for a term of four years on a staggered basis.
| Samir Ghosn
||Chief Building Official
When the board is called into session, staff allocates approximately six hours to each session. Costs for services are recovered by the payment of appeal application fees established by City Council resolution. If an item presented to the Board is staff generated, then no fees are recovered.