Section 55.011

55.011  Electrical board of appeals and examiners.

There shall be and is hereby created an electrical board of appeals and examiners consisting of one representative of licensed electrical contractors, one representative of local light and power companies other than municipal, one representative of licensed journeyman electricians, one local representative from the state-approved electrical engineers and one member at large. The building official or electrical inspector shall be an ex officio member and shall act as secretary of the board. The board 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 have the power to examine applicants for licensing and determine the suitability of alternate materials, methods of installation and provide for reasonable interpretations of this code, and licensing determinations of the chief building services official. The board of appeals and examiners 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. The board shall adopt reasonable rules and regulations for conducting its business and shall render all decisions and findings in writing to the appellant with a duplicated copy to the building official.