The duties and purposes of the committee are as follows:
- To make suggestions and recommendations to the Twin Falls building inspection department on issues relating to the international building code, other city adopted building codes, such as the fire, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes, and other related matters as requested by the building official of the building inspection department or the applicant for a building permit.
- To hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of the international building code and other city adopted building codes, such as the fire, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes.
- An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of the building codes or the rules legally adopted have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of the building codes do not fully apply or an equally good or better form of construction is proposed.
- The committee shall have no authority to waive requirements of the building codes.
For more information on the Building Inspections Department Advisory Committee, please view the City Code Title 2, Chapter 6.