Boards and Commissions - Board of Appeals & Examiners


Board of Appeals and Examiners

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

Agendas and Minutes


Powers and Duties

The Board resolves appeals that may contain errors regarding jusgement and purpose made by an administrative official. The board may also recommend and advocate new ordinances to the City Council as appropriate. 

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 the Mayor 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. 

Current Members


Serving Since

George Smith 2005


Staff and Officers

Orion Goff, Director of Building Services

Meeting Information

Period — As needed 
Days — As needed 
Time — n/a 
Location — City and County Building
451 S State, Salt Lake City 
More info (801) 535-6681 

Bylaws and Governing Documents

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Contact Information

Board of Appeals and Examiners
Attn: Orion Goff 
451 S State, Rm. 218
Salt Lake City, UT 84111 
(801) 535-6681 

Staff Support

Orion Goff
Director of Building Services
(801) 535-6681