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A Board of Appeals shall be established to rule on matters relating to the fire code and its enforcement.
1.10.1.1 Membership
1.10.1.1.1
The members of the Board of Appeals shall be appointed by the governing body of the jurisdiction.
1.10.1.1.2
The Board of Appeals shall consist of five or seven principal members and one ex officio member representative of the AHJ. Each principal member shall be permitted to have an alternate with similar experience to serve in his or her stead when necessary.
1.10.1.1.2.1
The jurisdiction governing body shall have the authority to appoint alternates who shall serve when a principal member is unable to fulfill their obligations. Alternates shall have the full authority and responsibility of principal members when serving in place of a principal member.
1.10.1.1.3
Members and alternate members shall be appointed based on their education, experience, and knowledge.
1.10.1.1.4
Members and alternates shall be appointed to a 3- year term.
1.10.1.1.5
Members and alternates shall be composed of individuals experienced in the following fields or professions:
  1. Engineering or architectural design
  2. General contracting
  3. Fire protection contracting
  4. Fire department operations or fire code enforcement
  5. Building code enforcement
  6. Legal
  7. General public
1.10.1.1.5.1
Members and alternates shall not be employees, agents, or officers of the jurisdiction.
1.10.1.1.5.2
Members and alternates shall be residents of the jurisdiction.
1.10.1.1.5.3
No more than one member shall represent the same field or provision listed in 1.10.1.1.5.
1.10.1.1.6
The representative of the AHJ shall be an ex officio member and shall be entitled to participate in all discussions. The ex officio member shall not be entitled to a vote.
1.10.1.1.7
No member of the Board of Appeals shall sit in judgment on any case in which the member holds a direct or indirect property or financial interest in the case.
1.10.1.1.8
The board shall select one of its members to serve as chair and one member to serve as vice chair.

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