Purpose The Board Receives and rules on appeals
from administrative decisions concerning the following
codes and ordinances: The International Building Codes, including the IBC, the IRC (Residential), the IFC (Fire), the IMC (Mechanical), the Code for the Abatement of Dangerous
Buildings, the Uniform Plumbing Code, the Washington State Energy Code, the Barrier Free and related codes adopted by Whatcom County and a required by Washington State.
Authority ORD 2007-024
Contact Person Whatcom County Executive´s
Office, (360) 676-6717
Member Specifications Five regular members with 2 alternates. One lay member; one fire
prevention member; and three members from the building,
structural engineering, architectural, plumbing, mechanical, or other construction trade.
Term Limit Two Consecutive Full Terms
Term Length Three Years
Number of Members Five (+ 2 alternates)
Vacancies See Executive
Date of Formation February 7, 1985