Industry Professionals Needed for Building Codes Board of Appeal

The Richland County Ordinance, Sec. 6-75, establishes the Building Codes’ Board of Appeals that meets the requirements of the most prescriptive adopted building codes mandated by the South
Carolina Building Code Council. The Board consists of SEVEN members appointed by the Council for THREE year terms. ONE member must come from each of the following industries:
Architecture, Engineering, Contractor, Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and Gas. In addition, TWO alternates from the Fire industry. Appeals to decisions made by the building official are referred
to this Board by the Building Official. The Board shall consist of members who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction and are not
employees of the jurisdiction. The Board shall hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions, or determinations made by the Building or Fire Official relative to the application and interpretation
of the various codes adopted, and after a hearing, may modify or reverse the interpretation of the said Building or Fire Official. The Board shall have no authority to waive the requirements of any
currently adopted code dealing with existing or proposed structures within Richland County.

Please visit www.richlandcountysc.gov to download the application. Once you have downloaded and filled out the application form, you may submit it as an attachment by clicking the envelope on the top tool bar. You are strongly encouraged to visit www.richlandcountysc.govto learn more about the board, commission or committee you are interested in serving on and you are encouraged to speak with your Council District Representative. If you need additional information, please contact the Richland County Clerk to Council Office at (803) 576-2060 or
by e-mail rccoco@richlandcountysc.gov