Board of Building and Fire Code Appeals

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The Board of Building and Fire Code Appeals conducts public hearings on proposed code adoptions, considers appeals of code applications and interpretations, and reviews proposals of alternate methods and materials of construction. Comprising five Council-appointed Burbank residents, the Board meets on call.

The Board Members are:

Ernest Dellinger, Chair
Sophia Ngo Conn, Vice Chair
Walt Brennan Jr.
Jef Vander Borght


The next meeting is:

 Monday, August 28, 2017
  9:00 am
 Community Room,  Community Services Building, 150 N. Third St.

     Minutes from October 5, 2016, meeting

Hearing Schedule & Fee:

Hearings are scheduled within 60 days of the date the application is received by the Building Division. The application filing fee is $113.78.

Appeal Form



The Board may hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the Building Official or Fire Marshal relative to the application and interpretation of the building and fire codes, and proposals for the use of alternate methods and materials of construction. The Board cannot waive the requirements of the code.


Archived Agendas & Minutes:

August 23, 2017           Meeting cancelled due to lack of quorom
October 5, 2016            Agenda

                                      Minutes from October 5, 2016, pending approval at next meeting

September 21, 2016     Meeting cancelled 

June 16, 2016                Agenda
Minutes from June 16, 2016 meeting                       

June 30, 2015                Agenda  
                                      Minutes from June 30, 2015, meeting                                   

September 23, 2014      Agenda  
                                      Minutes from Meeting on Sept. 23, 2014 
                                        Public Hearing: Appeal of Alternate Methods and Materials
                                        Appeal on Intumescent Paint  Staff Report  Exhibit 1  Exhibit 2
                                        Appeal on Two-Hour Continuity  Staff Report   Exhibit 1  Exhibit 2

June 11, 2014                 Agenda
                                       Minutes of Meeting on June 11, 2014
                                       Staff Report SB 407

October 3, 2013             Agenda ,
                                       Minutes from October 3, 2013, meeting,                                         

August, 28, 2013            Agenda,
                                       Minutes from August 28, 2013, meeting
                                       Staff Report 2013 California Building Code,  Exhibit A (Redline),  
                                       Staff Report 2013 California Fire Code, Exhibit (Redline)

June 17, 2013                 Agenda
                                       Minutes from June 17, 2013, meeting
                                       Staff Report: International Property Maintenance Code
                                       Staff Report: International Existing Building Code,
                                       Staff Report: Uniform Solar Energy Code

February 26, 2013          Agenda,  
                                        Minutes from February 26, 2013

June 6, 2012                  Agenda 
                                      Staff Report 

September 20, 2011       Agenda

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