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The Building Board of Adjustments & Appeals reviews appeals of the Building Official's rejection of methods or materials proposed by a builder.

Variance Request Fees: 1 & 2 Family Dwellings $100, All Other Structures $200
(Limit four code sections per variance request fee)

Deadline to submit application is 10 days prior to the meeting date.
Appointment of Board Members
The Building Board of Adjustment & Appeals consists of seven members and two alternates. Members shall have at least 10 years experience within the field they represent. One shall be a registered architect, one a licensed home builder, one a licensed general contractor, one an attorney, one a registered structural engineer, one member with training and full knowledge of fire service or the National Fire Code and one shall be a consumer representative. The members are appointed by the Mayor and serve five year terms.
Meetings Schedule
The board meets every third Friday of the month at 9 a.m. in the Small Assembly room of the City-County Building.

DECEMBER 19, 2014
JANUARY 16, 2015
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
MARCH 20, 2015
APRIL 17, 2015
MAY 15, 2015
JUNE 19, 2015
JULY 17, 2015
AUGUST 21, 2015
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
OCTOBER 16, 2015
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
DECEMBER 18, 2015
Board Membership
Consumer Representative
Ronnie R. Wade
1308 Dartmouth Road
Knoxville, TN 37914
Office: 865-637-4322
Term Expires: 01/01/2015

Fire Service/Fire Prevention Representative
Dr. David J. Icove
P.O. Box 1348
Knoxville, TN 37901-1348
Term Expires: 01/01/2018

Licensed General Contractor

Andrew Lorenz
Messer Construction
120 Perimeter Park Road
Knoxville, TN 37922
Office: 865-769-3944
Fax: 865-531-8961
Term Expires: 01/01/2018

Licensed Home Builder
H. Doyle Webb
H. Doyle Webb Contractors
3232 Tazewell Pike
Knoxville, TN 37918
Office: 865-688-3232
Fax: 865-688-1155
Term Expires: 01/01/2016

Registered Architect
Gregor Smee
Smee + Busby
29 Market Square
Suite 201
Knoxville, TN 37902
Office:  865-521-7550
Fax: 865-521-7551
Term Expires: 01/01/2019

Registered Engineer
John Kenny
Facility Systems Consultants, LLC
713 South Central Street
Suite 101
Knoxville, TN 37902
Office: 865-246-0164
Fax: 865-246-1084
Term Expires: 01/01/2019

State Registered Attorney

William Waters
Eshbaugh, Waters, & Strange-Boston Attorneys-at-Law
800 S. Gay Street
Suite Number 1600
Knoxville, TN 37929
Office: 865-637-3900
Fax: 865-637-7001
Term Expires: 01/01/2016

David W. Smith
c/o Johnson & Galyon, Inc.
P.O. Box 3070
1130 Atlantic Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37927
Office: 865-686-3772
Fax: 865-688-1114
Term Expires: 01/01/2019

Fanesha Powell
4716 Mildred Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
Phone: 865-824-8619
Term Expires: 01/01/2018

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