Building Board of Appeals

Purpose


The Building Board of Appeals consists of five Southlake residents and two alternate members who have been appointed by the City Council for two-year terms. In addition to making building code recommendations to the City Council, the Building Board of Appeals makes official decisions regarding the appeals they hear. Among other items, the board hears appeals from citizens to reverse decisions made by the City’s Building Official regarding the interpretation of building codes, contractor license revocations and building condemnations. In making appointments to the Board, the city Council will give consideration to persons who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction, mechanical design, plumbing systems or electrical systems, or who have practical experience in matters relating to building construction or value such as a mortgage banker or licensed real estate agent. member, except for the building official, may not be employees or the City of Southlake. (Ordinance No. 622)

Meetings


  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Meet as needed
  • Southlake Town Hall
    1400 Main Street
  • Public welcome to attend all meetings.

Appointment Process


Members are appointed to a two-year term, unless appointed to fulfill an existing vacancy. Members serve at the will of Council and shall continue to serve until their successors are duly appointed and sworn into office.

Residents interested in serving on this board shall complete an application and submit it to the City Secretary no later than May 1. Applications will remain on file for one year.

If you have any questions on the appointment process, please contact the City Secretary’s Office at (817) 748-8183.

Correspondence


All correspondence for the Building Board of Appeals shall be sent to:

Building Board of Appeals
c/o City of Southlake
1400 Main Street, Suite 250
Southlake, Texas 76092
Fax: (817) 748-8241

Agendas & Minutes


The agenda will be available by 6:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting.  View All
Minutes are available following approval.