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Building Code Board of Appeals
  • 7:00 pm
  • Fourth Thursday of the month as needed
  • Public Safety Complex
    614 Main St.
    Pella, IA 50219
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to board meetings. 
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Minutes are also available upon approval.
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Term Expiration 

Phone Number 

Julio Chiarella  August 1, 2024  641.628.3391
Jim Corbett  September 5, 2022  641.628.3150 
David Gritters August 1, 2021 641.780.2148
Brent Lanser - Chair August 1, 2023 641.628.4093
Marc Vande Noord August 1, 2020 641.780.1918

The Building Code Board of Appeals is a five-members board that consists of three that are residents of the city and two residents of the two-mile extraterritorial jurisdiction. The board is interested in serving in matters pertaining to building code appeals. Board members shall be appointed by the mayor, subject to City Council approval, based on diversity of building construction knowledge. Appointments to the Building Code Board of Appeals are for a term of five years.

The duties and responsibilities of the Building Code Board of Appeals include hearing and deciding appeals of orders, decisions, or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of the building codes of the City of Pella. The board also advises the City Council on matters pertaining to building code amendments, where such amendments are identified as necessary through the appeal process.

More Information
For more information on the Building Code Board of Appeals, please contact the Building Inspector by calling 641.628.0043.