Business persons with knowledge and/or experience in design or construction related to building, fire, mechanical, plumbing or energy codes are being sought by City of Tacoma. Those with experience in sustainable building construction are also encouraged to apply.

That expertise is needed on the Board of Building Appeals to make decisions on appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the Building Official or Fire Chief relative to the application and interpretation of the City’s Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire and Energy codes.

There is a vacancy on the quasi-judicial board consisting of seven members recommended by the Infrastructure, Planning and Sustainability Committee and appointed by the City Council. The appointment will fill a five‑year term, expiring Aug. 1, 2018.