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Construction Board of Appeals

Contact: Building department  989-837-3383 Email: jwegner@midland-mi.org

The City of Midland has adopted the Michigan Building Code, the Michigan Electrical Code, the Michigan Mechanical Code and the Michigan Plumbing Code. 

The Construction Board of Appeals meets on a demand basis to hear and decide upon proposed variances to the respective construction codes.

The Board shall consist of seven members appointed by the city manager for two-year terms. Members shall be qualified by experience or training to perform the duties of members of the board of appeals. To the extent possible, each construction discipline as well as at-large members shall represent the board as follows:

  • One licensed residential contractor or general contractor

  • One licensed registered professional engineer, architect or registered building inspector

  • One licensed master electrician or registered electrical inspector

  • One licensed master plumber or registered plumbing inspector

  • One licensed mechanical contractor or registered mechanical inspector

  • Two citizens at-large

All members must have a background in construction and a working knowledge of the codes being enforced.

Board Members


Name


Appointed


Term Expires


Position

John Wegner

 

TENURE OF OFFICE

Staff Liaison

Loren Krause

10/15/01

06/30/15

Plumbing Contractor

Greg Weckesser

07/21/03

06/30/15

Residential Contractor

Donald Acker

08/30/13

06/30/15

Citizen At Large

Keith Thurlow

10/15/01

06/30/14

Master Electrician

Jeff Kohtz

07/01/10

06/30/14

Mechanical Contractor

Robert Martelli

10/15/01

06/30/15

Professional Engineer

Mike Rapanos

07/20/04

06/30/14

Citizen At Large