Board of Appeals

January 03, 2022


Come and join to be a member of the Board of Appeals!

Are you an engineer?  Have experience in construction, mechanics, plumbing?  Licensed electrician?  Then you would fit perfectly on the Board of Appeals! 

The Board of Appeals is made up of 5 members with 2 alternate members.  It is appointed by the City Council and once appointed, the term expires in 3 years. 

Powers & Duties- The building code Board of Appeals shall hear appeals from interpretations by the building code and fire inspection officials:

 1. Regarding the interpretation of all standards adopted under chapters 5 & 6 of the Claremont City code; and

2. Related to the rehabilitation or renovation of an existing building or other structure.  Additionally, determinations by the building code board of appeals shall take into account considerations of life safety protection as set forth in the Claremont City Code and state law regulation. 

The schedule of this board is a meet as needed basis.  3 members shall constitute a quorum. 

( The definition of a quorum is the minimum number of members of a board, committee or commission that must be present at any of its meetings to make the proceedings of that meeting valid.)

Please contact the Resource Coordinator at the Planning and Development Department if you are interested!  603-504-0347 or email kwadleigh@claremontnh.com.  You can pull up the application on our website at https://www.claremontnh.com/boards-and-commissions or feel free to stop in to apply!

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