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September 28, 2012

Placer County is looking to fill several vacancies on its Building Appeals Board.

The four vacant positions include:

· Two seats reserved for representatives of physically disabled residents;

· One seat set aside for a fire official; and

· A seat for a representative of the 2nd Supervisorial District.

All Appeals Board members must be qualified by experience or training to pass upon matters related to building construction.

The deadline for submitting applications is Nov. 1.

The Board of Supervisors will fill the vacancies. In the case of the vacancy for a 2nd District representative, 2nd District Supervisor Robert M. Weygandt will review the applications and recommend a candidate for approval by the full Board of Supervisors.

The Building Appeals Board serves as an advisory body to the Board of Supervisors. It hears and decides appeals of County Code interpretations made by building inspectors.

The Appeals Board also has the authority to determine the suitability of and authorize the substitution of materials and types of construction equipment other than those specified in County Code and State Housing Law.

When full, the Appeals Board has nine members. Some members are appointed to two-year terms and some appointments are for four years.

Meetings are scheduled as needed to hear appeal requests.

For application forms, call the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Office at 530-889-4020 or go to the county website at

Completed applications should be delivered to the Clerk of the Board’s Office in person or by mail. The office is located at 175 Fulweiler Ave. in Auburn.

The mailing address is 175 Fulweiler Ave., Auburn, CA 95603