Section 102.2.7

Section 102.2.7 Plumbing board of appeal and examiners. In order to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the plumbing official relative to the application and interpretation of this code, to review all prospective changes to the respective codes and to submit recommendations to the responsible official and the city council, and to examine applicants for licensing and to investigate matters brought before the board, there shall be and is hereby created a plumbing board of appeals and examiners.

The plumbing board of appeals and examiners shall consist of a qualified representative of the public works department, a licensed engineer, two licensed master plumbers, and one licensed journeyman plumber who are qualified by experience and training to pass upon matters pertaining to plumbing design, construction and maintenance, and the public health aspects of plumbing systems and the uniform plumbing code. Members shall be appointed by the mayor with the advice and consent of the city council and shall hold office for a term of three years. The board shall adopt rules and procedures for conducting its business. All decisions and findings shall be provided in writing to the appellant with a duplicate copy provided to the building services department.

Section 102.2.8 Limitation of authority. The plumbing board of appeals shall have no authority relative to interpretation of the administrative provisions of this code nor shall the board be empowered to waive requirements of this code.