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Building Review Board

Russ Hovland
(970) 416-2341

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The Building Review Board (BRB) is charged with the responsibility to hear appeals and requests for variances related to the Fort Collins building codes and contractor licensing regulations.

The BRB hearing provides a formal recourse to building permit and contractor license applicants who disagree with an interpretation or ruling by the Fort Collins Building Official. The BRB is authorized to rule in favor of the applicant and to approve alternative building methods and materials that are not specifically prescribed in the building codes. This Board may also revoke or suspend a contractor license when it determines that a licensee has violated the building codes or licensing rules. In an advisory capacity, the BRB makes recommendations to City Council concerning the revision of existing codes or the adoption of new building codes and contractor regulations.


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Download Agenda Download Summary Agenda Thursday February 22, 2018
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Download Summary Agenda Thursday December 28, 2017
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Download Summary Agenda Thursday October 26, 2017

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Recommended Qualifications

Knowledge of City Building Codes, contractor licensing regulations, and related ordinances.

Meeting Schedule

Last Thursday of each month, 1 p.m. | View meeting schedule

Meeting Location

Council Chambers, City Hall West, 300 LaPorte Ave.

Time Commitment

5 hours/month

Current Members

December 31, 2018 - Rick Reider and Tim Johnson
December 31, 2019 - Alan Cram and Bernie Marzonie
December 31, 2021 - Katharine Penning, Justin Robinson, and Brad Massey

Council Liaison

Ross Cunniff