The owner of a structure, the owner's agent or any other person involved in the design, construction or maintenance of the structure may file an appeal to the Local Board of Building Code Appeals.
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The board has the power to uphold, reverse or modify the decision of the official by a concurring vote of a majority of those present.
An applicant must complete a City of Chesapeake Board of Building Code Appeals Application (PDF), remit a twenty-five dollars fee, and submit the application to the Department of Development and Permits at least 14 days prior to the next scheduled hearing date.
After final determination by the City of Chesapeake Board of Building Code Appeals, you may appeal to the State Technical Review Board. The application must be submitted to the State Technical Review Board within 21 calendar days of receipt of the decision to be appealed. Failure to submit an application for appeal within the time limit established by this section shall constitute an acceptance of the City of Chesapeake Board of Building Code Appeals decision.