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Board of Examiners

Mission Statement

 

The Board of Examiners is a group of experts created under Section 105.1 of the San Francisco Building Code. The purpose of the Board is to hear and determine the requests by the public as to whether new materials, new methods or types of construction comply with the standards of safety established by the San Francisco Construction Codes which include San Francisco Building Code, Plumbing Code, Electrical Code and Mechanical Code. The Board also has the power to determine reasonable interpretation of the provisions of the San Francisco Building Code, and to hear the appeals from the Director's condemnation order involving construction methods, assemblies or materials or where safety is involved.

The Board Members

The Board is composed of 13 members appointed by the Building Inspection Commission and two ex-officio members. Currently, the Board Members consist of the following:

 

Manuel Flores, Chairperson

Building Trade Seat

Dick Glumac, Vice-Chair

Registered Mechanical Engineer Seat

Patrick Buscovich

Registered Structural Engineer Seat

Bradley Sugarman

Licensed Architect Seat

Armin Wolski

General Contractor Seat

Sam H. Alkhatib           

Registered Electrical Engineer Seat

Dan Caracciolo

Licensed Plumbing Contractor Seat

James Reed

Licensed Electrical Contractor Seat

Robert B. Fuller

Registered Fire Protection Engineer Seat

Michael W. Cashion

Highrise Sprinkler - Building Owner Representative Seat

Jeremiah Schaub

Tenant & Licensed Architect, Civil or Structural Engineer Seat

Randy Collins

Licensed Structural Engineer, Specializes in Seismic Improvements Seat

Jamison Hyde Curry

Property Owner & Licensed Architect, Civil or Structural Engineer Seat

 

 

Ex-officio

Director of DBI or his/her Designee

Ex-officio

Chief of Fire Prevention Bureau SFFD

 

How to Contact the BOE

Howard Zee, Secretary to the Board of Examiners, may be reached at:

Board of Examiners
Department of Building Inspection
1660 Mission Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103-2414
(415) 558-6133 or (415) 558-6164, FAX (415) 558-6686

Meetings

The Board of Examiners meets when specific cases are submitted for review in the second floor conference room at 1660 Mission Street at 6:00 p.m. Meetings are chaired by the Board Chairperson. A special meeting may be called by the Chair or by a majority of the Board Members in accordance with notice requirements.

Agendas

The Agenda is published 72 hours before a regularly scheduled meeting. Agendas are posted at the Main Library in the Government Documents Section, and the Bulletin Board located at the ground floor elevator lobby of 1660 Mission Street. The agendas are also available by contacting Hanson Tom, Board Secretary at 558-6157 and on the Department's website at www.sfdbi.org under the Calendar link.

Minutes

Minutes are posted on the Department's website www.sfdbi.org under the Calendar link 10 days after the meeting date.

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