Board of Building and Fire Code Appeals

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The Board of Building and Fire Code Appeals conducts public hearings on proposed code adoptions, considers appeals of code applications and interpretations, and reviews proposals of alternate methods and materials of construction. Comprising five Council-appointed Burbank residents, the Board meets on call.

The Board Members are:

Ernest Dellinger, Chair
Sophia Ngo Conn, Vice Chair
Steve Baghoomian
lt Brennan Jr.
Thomas Smith

The next meeting is:

August 29, 2018
3:00 pm
Council Chamber, City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

Hearing Schedule & Fee:

Hearings are scheduled within 60 days of the date the application is received by the Building & Safety Division. The application filing fee is $116.15.

Appeal Form



The Board may hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the Building Official or Fire Marshal relative to the application and interpretation of the building and fire codes, and proposals for the use of alternate methods and materials of construction. The Board cannot waive the requirements of the code.


Archived Agendas & Minutes:

January 24, 2018          Agenda
                                    Minutes from August 28, 2017, meeting

August 28, 2017          Agenda
                                    Minutes from October 5, 2016, meeting
August 23, 2017          Meeting cancelled due to lack of quorom
October 5, 2016           Agenda

                                   Minutes from October 5, 2016, pending approval at next meeting

September 21, 2016     Meeting cancelled 

June 16, 2016              Agenda
Minutes from June 16, 2016 meeting                       

June 30, 2015              Agenda  
                                  Minutes from June 30, 2015, meeting                                   

September 23, 2014    Agenda  
                                  Minutes from Meeting on Sept. 23, 2014 
                                        Public Hearing: Appeal of Alternate Methods and Materials
                                        Appeal on Intumescent Paint  Staff Report  Exhibit 1  Exhibit 2
                                        Appeal on Two-Hour Continuity  Staff Report   Exhibit 1  Exhibit 2

June 11, 2014             Agenda
                                 Minutes of Meeting on June 11, 2014
                                 Staff Report SB 407

October 3, 2013         Agenda ,
                                 Minutes from October 3, 2013, meeting,                                         

August, 28, 2013        Agenda,
                                 Minutes from August 28, 2013, meeting
                                 Staff Report 2013 California Building Code,  Exhibit A (Redline),  
                                 Staff Report 2013 California Fire Code, Exhibit (Redline)

June 17, 2013             Agenda
                                 Minutes from June 17, 2013, meeting
                                 Staff Report: International Property Maintenance Code
                                 Staff Report: International Existing Building Code,
                                 Staff Report: Uniform Solar Energy Code

February 26, 2013      Agenda,  
                                 Minutes from February 26, 2013

June 6, 2012               Agenda 
                                 Staff Report 

September 20, 2011    Agenda

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