Salt Lake City

Boards and Commissions

Board of Appeals & Examiners

The Salt Lake City Board of Appeals and Examiners is housed in the Department of Community and Neighborhoods, Building Services and Civil Enforcement Division. The Board reviews and directs matters concerning building construction, housing, abatement codes and and technical disciplines therein, and interprets technical regulations.

Contact Information

Heather Gilcrease

Business Systems Analyst

Agendas and Minutes

Bylaws and Governing Documents


There are currently no (0) vacancies on the Board of Appeals & Examiners. Please see below for upcoming term expiration/vacancy dates.

If you are interested in serving on this board, please fill out and submit an application online. Only applications submitted up to one year prior to a vacancy date will be considered. The Mayor’s office will only contact applicants when considering them for specific appointments.

Meeting Information

Meet as needed

City and County Building, 451 S State, Salt Lake City

Member Qualifications

Five members, with one LEED accredited professional, hold office for five years on the Board of Appeals and Examiners. The members are appointed by Mayor Erin Mendenhall and confirmed by the City Council. The chairman and vice chair for the board are elected by the members each year. Members with experience and enthusiasm for matters pertaining to building construction and housing are preferred.

Residency Requirements: Appointees must be city residents.

Powers and Duties

The Board resolves appeals pertaining to building construction, housing, and abatement codes that may contain errors regarding judgment and purpose made by an administrative official. The board may also recommend and advocate new ordinances to the City Council as appropriate.

Current Members

#MemberCouncil DistrictServing SinceTerm Expires
1Beverly Langue32017Nov 2027
2James Bell 2022May 2027
3Larry Suggars2022May 2027
4George Reid2022May 2027
5Paul Hayward2022May 2027