Board of Appeals

This five-member board makes recommendations and suggestions, which will assist the Building Division in making interpretations of the Building Code, Electrical Code, Mechanical Code, Plumbing Code, Housing Code, Abatement Code, and decides upon the approval of equipment, materials and alternates.

Meetings held as needed at Public Works and Development Services, 215 E. Buffalo Street

Call Code staff at 480-782-3000 for information.


Requirements: 5 members (3 yr term); must be qualified electors; residents for 1 year preceding appointment.

The term of each member shall be for three (3) years, and each member shall serve until his/her successor is appointed and qualified. Any vacancy in office during the term shall be filled by the Mayor with approval of the Council for the unexpired term.


Members Term Expires
Michael McElhany 05-01-2023
Heather Mattisson 05-01-2023
Jeff Cullumber 05-01-2024
Michael Quinn 05-01-2025
David Love 05-01-2025
Staff Liaison
Shicheng Tao, Building Official


Established 10-9-1986; Ordinance No. 1687 and Ordinance No. 3096

Online Application To Serve on Boards, Commissions & Committees

If you have any questions call the City Clerk's Office at 480-782-2181.