In addition, the Codes Division is responsible for responding and resolving issues concerning dilapidated structures and nuisance abatement (overgrown property, trash, and inoperable vehicles) to help maintain and promote a safe and healthy environment for the city. The division works with the Board of Building Codes and Board of Dwelling Standards to resolve disputes.
Board of Building Codes [BBC]
The Board of Building Codes is a committee that hears and decides questions of code interpretation and recommends code changes. This board meets on the first Tuesday of each month starting at 4 p.m. on an as-needed basis. These meetings are held at the Municipal and Safety Building, 601 E. Main St. For questions regarding this board, please contact 423-434-6057. To view a roster of current board members, click here. To apply for one of our boards or commissions, please complete this online application.