Building Code Board of Appeals

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  • Meetings are held as needed.
  • City Hall
    201 E. Jefferson Avenue
    Effingham, IL 62401


  • Chuck Bierman
  • Edward Grunloh
  • William Mette
  • Donald Niebrugge
  • William Utz

Board Members serve a five-year term and are appointed by the Mayor and City Council.


Any person shall have the right to appeal a decision of the code official to the Board of Appeals. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this code or the rules legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of this code do not fully apply, or an equivalent form of constructions is to be used.