Mission Statement

Resolve disputes between Chief Building Official and building permit applicants, and authorize the Chief Building Official to record notice of violations of the uniform codes with the San Mateo County Recorder. 

Meetings

1st Tuesday of the Month, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, 455 County Center, Room 201, Redwood City

Member Roster

Current Membership Title Appointed Expires Representing
VACANT Member     Midcoast
VACANT Member     Skyline-South Coast
Nohema Fernandez Member 04/12/2011 01/31/2017 Countywide
Edward C. Love Member 04/13/2012 01/31/2018  
VACANT Member     Countywide
Miles Hancock Building Inspector Manager     Planning and Building Department
Steve Monowitz Community Development Director     Planning and Buulding Department
 

Membership

Five members who shall reside in the unincorporated area of San Mateo County; at least one member shall be a domestic resident of the "Skyline-South Coast" region of the County; at least one member shall be a domestic resident of the "Mid-Coast" region of the County; at least three members shall have technical licensed backgrounds and be actively engaged in one or more of the construction trades regulated by the codes referenced in the description of duties. The Board of Supervisors may waive any of these requirements when making appointments.

TermS

3 years; maximum 12 years

Duties

To resolve disputes between the Chief Building Official and building permit applicants or holders concerning the proper interpretation of the California Building Code; California Residential Code; California Plumbing Code; California  Mechanical Code; California Electrical Code; California Historical Building Code; California Existing Building Code; California Energy Standards Code; California Green Building Standards Code; International Property Maintenance Code; and any other building code or related ordinance adopted by the San Mateo County Ordinance Code or enforced by the County of San Mateo, and authorize the Chief Building Official to record notice of violations of the foregoing codes or ordinances with the San Mateo County Recorder.

AppointING AUTHORITY

Board of Supervisors

Compensation

$50 per meeting, no member shall be paid for more than one meeting per month

COUNSEL

Kimberly A. Marlow
Office of the County Counsel
400 County Center, 6th Floor
Redwood City, CA 940463
 

Authority

Ordinance No. 3106 adopted April 14, 1987; Ordinance No. 3695 adopted December 1995; Ordinance No. 3711 adopted April 1996. San Mateo County Ordinance Code Sections 9240-9253 (Building regulations).