Code Appeals and Advisory Board

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Powers and Duties

1. Any person aggrieved by any interpretation of the Code or by any decision or ruling by the Building Official shall have the right to make an appeal to the Codes Appeals and Advisory Board.
2. The Board shall review and submit to the City Council its recommendation for the adoption of the Uniform Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fire, and National Electrical Codes prior to adoption.
- Hurst Code of Ordinances Chapter 5, Building Regulations,  Section 5-1 (paraphrased)

To file an appeal/modification with the Code Appeals & Advisory Board (fee required)

please use this application form and submit to the Building Inspections Department.


Number of Members: Seven (7) regular members: two (2) members registered as electrical contractors or master electricians; two (2) members holding licenses as plumbing contractors or master plumbers, two (2) members with building construction experience; one (1) member of the general public; and two (2) alternate lay members.

Quorum Four: (4) members of the Codes Appeals and Advisory Board shall constitute a quorum, and any action shall require the vote of at least four (4) members.

Term: Two years for regular members - one year for alternate members.
Meetings: At City Hall on as needed basis.


Place 1
Name: John Paprskar ** 
Term Expires: 2019

Place 2
Name: Joe Johnson
Term Expires: 2018

Place 3
Name: Glen Smith
Term Expires: 2019                                                                          

Place 4
Name: Ed Schwarz
Term Expires: 2018

Place 5
Name: Larry D. Belue
Term Expires: 2019

Place 6
Name: Ricky L. Strain
Term Expires: 2018

Place 7
Name: Gail Lackey 
Term Expires: 2019

Alternate Place 1
Name: Ed Foster, Ph.D.
Term Expires: 2018

Alternate Place 2
Name: Andrea Taylor 
Term Expires: 2018

* Chair
** Vice Chair