Construction Board of Adjustments & Appeals

Meetings

The Board does not meet on a regular basis, as the requests forwarded to this Board are infrequent. Members are telephoned one week in advance of the meeting.

Description

The Housing Board of Adjustments and Appeals was created by Ordinance 2251 on July 6, 1976 and was amended by Ordinance 2324 on April 5, 1977. It was later referred to as the Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals in Ordinance 4044. Ordinance 5761 was passed on April 7, 2015 to enact Article XXVII Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals in Chapter 33 Departments, Boards, Commissions and Authorities of the Fayetteville Code.

The purpose of the board is to hear and to act upon appeals regarding decisions made by the Building Inspector / Superintendent. The Board also hears appeals regarding construction materials to be used in new building construction and development. In addition, the Board hears appeals regarding enforcement of the minimum housing standards for existing structures as specified in the International Building Codes.  Information regarding this board can also be found in the International Building Code. 
 
Terms

  • Full Member: Staggered five-year terms, ending March 31
  • Alternate Member: five-year terms, ending March 31

Members

The Board shall be composed of nine members:

  • Seven full members
  • Two alternate members.

Appointment

Vacancies on the Board are filled by appointed by the governing body of the city.

Public Notification

A weekly meetings list is prepared by the Office of the City Clerk Treasurer; it is distributed to the press and posted online.

33.331 - Attendance Requirements

(A) Any citizen volunteer member of any city board, commission or committee who fails to attend at least 70% of all meetings of that committee within a twelve (12) month period of service shall be deemed to have resigned from the board, commission or committee and that person’s position shall be deemed vacant.

(B) Such citizen may petition the City Council for reinstatement by filing a letter with the City Clerk within twenty (20) days after notification that the citizen’s position has been declared vacant and explaining why extenuating circumstances justify reinstating the applicant to his or her former position.

(Ord. No. 5446, 10-4-11)


Members

  • Bill Hairston
    657 North Wilson Avenue
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-530-8067
    04/01/13-03/31/23 
  • John Dupree
    1020 East Dogwood Lane
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-530-0155
    04/01/13-03/31/22
  • Porter Winston
    946 North Lakeside Drive
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-442-9106
    04/01/15-03/31/25
  • Sara Baker
    313 East Lafayette #103
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-466-4294
    04/01/17-03/31/22
  • Vacant


  • Allison Thurmond Quinlan
    403 N Washington Avenue
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    405-590-2748
    07/01/15-03/31/25
  • Richie Lamb
    PO Box 4763
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-790-7902
    04/01/20-03/31/25
  • Mary Catherine Johnson
    Alternate Member

    PO Box 1585
    Fayetteville, AR 72702
    479-871-1098
    01/01/16-03/31/21
  • Brad Beach
    Alternate Member

    225 East Lafayette Street
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    214-673-7790
    07/01/16-03/31/21