Building-Related and Fire Codes Appeals and Advisory Board

Board Description
Board Composition:The Board is comprised of thirty-four (34) members of which seventeen (17) are primary members and seventeen (17) are alternates
Appointed by:City Council with nominations by industry associations that are affiliated with nationally recognized organizations
District; At-Large; Mayoral Appointment:At Large
Categories:Membership is by category and as follows: One (1) member and (1) alternate shall be a structural engineer licensed or registered by the State of Texas as a professional engineer. One (1) member and (1) alternate shall be a fire protection engineer licensed or registered by the State of Texas as a professional engineer. One (1) member and (1) alternate shall be an electrical engineer licensed or registered by the State of Texas as a professional engineer. One (1) member and (1) alternate shall be a plumbing engineer or a mechanical engineer licensed or registered by the State of Texas as a professional engineer. One (1) member and (1) alternate shall be an architect licensed by the State of Texas. Two (2) members and two (2) alternates shall be registered building contractors by the City of San Antonio. Two (2) members and two (2) alternates shall be licensed by the State of Texas as a master electrician. Of these, one (1) member and one (1) alternate shall represent organized labor and one (1) member and one (1) alternate shall represent open shop. Two (2) members and two (2) alternates shall be licensed by the State of Texas as an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor. Of these, one (1) member and one (1) alternate shall represent organized labor and one (1) member and one (1) alternate shall represent open shop. Two (2) members and two (2) alternates shall be licensed by the State of Texas as a master plumber. Of these, one (1) member and one (1) alternate shall represent organized labor and one (1) member and one (1) alternate shall represent open shop. One (1) member and (1) alternate shall be a commercial building contractor. One (1) member and (1) alternate shall be a commercial building owner, manager, or their representative. One (1) member and (1) alternate shall be a Residential Group R-2 multi-family building owner, manager, or their representative. One (1) member and one (1) alternate shall be licensed by either the City of San Antonio or the State of Texas as a master sign electrician.
Mission/Purpose:For property development in the City of San Antonio, the Building Official and Fire Chief make decisions about residential and commercial applications and permits. When the property owners disagree with their decisions and would like other facts considered, they have the option to appeal to the Building-Related and Fire Codes Appeals and Advisory Board. The Board will hear their appeal and make a decision relative to the application and interpretations of Chapters 10, Chapter 11 and specific articles in Chapter 28 of the City Code. In addition, the Board will advise the Building Official or Fire Chief on code-related matters to include making recommendations regarding adopting new building codes.
Meeting Schedule & Location:Meetings are scheduled when an appeal has been presented or if the city needs input on adopting codes and ordinances. Meetings are held in the Board Room of the Cliff Morton Development and Business Service Center located at 1901 S. Alamo St.
Website Information:https://www.sanantonio.gov/DSD/Boards/BRFCAAB
Ordinance/Articles of Incorporation/By Laws:2018-06-21-0493


Liaison: Jeremy L. McDonald - (210) 207-0265

NameDistrictAppointed DateDate Expires
Ms. Karen C. Carpenter At Large04/04/201905/31/2023
Mr. Mark F. Bemis At Large03/29/201205/31/2019
Mr. Jeff S. Beyer At Large03/29/201205/31/2023
Mr. Scott E. Burger At Large04/04/201905/31/2023
Mr. William J. Burrus P.E.At Large05/11/201705/31/2023
Mr. James R. Caccamese At Large03/01/201205/31/2019
Mr. Adrian Sevilla Contreras At Large01/13/202205/31/2023
Mr. Lon M Culbertson At Large01/13/202205/31/2023
Mr. Eduardo Del Toro At Large01/13/202205/31/2023
Mr. Louis Faraklas At Large03/29/201205/31/2013
Mr. Robert G. Hanley At Large11/21/201305/31/2019
Mr. Max Hosford At Large05/10/201805/31/2023
Mr. Robert B. Jones At Large04/04/201905/31/2019
Mr. Gary W. Kuentz At Large01/01/202005/31/2023
Mr. Joe R. Leos At Large03/20/201405/31/2019
Mr. John Martin At Large05/11/201705/31/2023
Mr Gregory D McFarland At Large01/13/202205/31/2023
Mr. William S. Ramzel At Large03/20/201405/31/2019
Mr. Marc Maurice Ross At Large01/13/202205/31/2023
Mr. Michael J. Rust At Large03/01/201205/31/2019
Mr. George L. Saliba At Large04/04/201905/31/2023
Mr. Frank J. Sitterle Jr.At Large03/29/201205/31/2015
Mr. Arthur Sylvan Sitterle lllAt Large03/01/201205/31/2023
Mr. Bryan E. Smith At Large03/01/201205/31/2019
Mr. Lydell M. Toye At Large03/29/201205/31/2019
Mr. Jack G. Uptmore At Large03/01/201205/31/2019
Vacancy At Large  05/31/2015
Vacancy At Large  05/31/2015
Vacancy At Large  05/31/2013
Vacancy At Large  05/31/2019
Vacancy At Large  05/31/2019
Vacancy At Large  05/31/2015
Vacancy At Large  05/31/2013
Vacancy At Large  05/31/2019

Total Members for Building-Related and Fire Codes Appeals and Advisory Board: 34 City of San Antonio - Agenda Details Printable Version