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Building Code Appeals

To appeal a decision made regarding the building code, you must apply to the Board of Appeals.

The Board of Appeals is responsible for reviewing:

  • Appeals of administrative decisions
  • New methods or products
  • Plan correction notices
  • Written orders and opinions of a building code official regarding the building code

For more information, download the following files:

Board of Appeals Members

Bette Rhone (720-865-2513) serves as the board secretary. 

 Member  Title  Term Expires
Jeffrey Anderson, vice chair Architect Representative 12/31/2020
Kevin Charlson Contractor Representative 12/31/2020
Matt Chiodini
Architect Alternate Representative
Jerry Maly Professional Engineer Representative 12/31/2020
Peter Marxhausen Professional Engineer Alternate 12/31/2018
Andy Duckett-Emke Preservationist Representative 12/31/2020
Matthew Ruhland  Citizen Alternate Representative
Laurie Simonson, chair Citizen Representative 12/31/2018
Michael Blake  Citizen Representative 12/31/2018
Board of Appeals Meetings

January - October

The BOA meets on the fourth Thursday every month.

November - December

The BOA meets on the third Thursday of the month.

Board of Appeals Agenda Notices

Notice of Proposed Rule-making for Revisions to the Rules and Regulations Governing Procedures of the Denver Board of Building Appeals

A public hearing is scheduled for October 10, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. in room 4.I.4 of the Wellington Webb Municipal Building, located at 201 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80202. The purpose of this hearing is to allow interested parties to comment on proposed revisions to the Rules and Regulations Governing Procedures of the Denver Board of Building Appeals.

All interested parties are invited to attend the hearing and present oral and written comments. You may also submit comments on the proposed revisions by emailing or