Board of Appeals

Board of Appeals 1


(with term expirations)

  • Alan Bowman, December 31, 2025
  • VACANT, December 31, 2021
  • Dennis Forinash, December 31, 2023
  • Jeff Fulton, December 31, 2024
  • Dan Knoup, December 31, 2023
  • Mike Webster, December 31, 2025
  • VACANT, December 21, 2022


  • As Needed


The Board of Appeals consists of 7 members, of whom 2 must be general or home building contractors; 2 members of the general public with a good understanding of building construction; 1 member of the electrical profession; and 1 member of the plumbing profession. Architects and engineers are given preference. Members are appointed by the Mayor, approved by the City Council and serve 3-year terms.

Board's Areas of Focus

  • Reviews the model building, fire and housing codes and recommends adoption by the City Council
  • Reviews building code, fire code and housing code appeals


Agendas and Minutes

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Contact Us

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    City Hall

    3600 86th Street
    Urbandale, IA 50322

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    Phone: 515-278-3935