§ 105.2. Accessibility Appeals Board.  


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  • In order to conduct the hearings on written appeals regarding action taken by the Building Official and to ratify certain exempting actions of the Building Official in enforcing the accessibility requirements of Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations for privately-funded construction, to serve as an advisor to the Building Official on disabled access matters, and to make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on appeals of decisions made by the Building Official on County-funded buildings, there shall be an Accessibility Appeals Board as established and provided for in Title 2 of the Los Angeles County Code. The Accessibility Appeals Board shall consist of five members. Two members of the Appeals Board shall be physically disabled persons, two members shall be persons experienced in construction, and one member shall be a public member. The Building Official shall be an ex officio member and shall act as Secretary to the Board. The members of the Accessibility Appeals Board shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors and shall hold office at its pleasure. Each member of the Board shall be compensated for each meeting attended as provided from time to time by the County Code.

    The Appeals Board may approve or disapprove interpretations and enforcement actions taken by the Building Official. All such approvals or disapprovals for privately funded construction shall be final and conclusive as to the Building Official in the absence of fraud or prejudicial abuse of discretion. The Board shall adopt regulations establishing procedural rules and criteria for the carrying out of its duties.

(Ord. 95-0065 § 3 (part), 1995.)