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Phone: 503-823-7300

Email: bds@portlandoregon.gov

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Floating Structures Board of Appeal

The Floating Structures Board of Appeal has 6 members and 6 alternates who are knowledgeable about construction as regulated by the base building codes and the construction and maintenance of floating structures and moorage facilities. The Board will assist in determing the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction and provide for reasonable interpretation of the provision of Title 28. In addition, the Board will hear and rule on appeals for floating structures. 

The Board will be appointed by the Mayor and shall be composed of:

  • Three (3) members or their respective alternates from the Building Code Board of Appeal as constituted by Section 24.10.080
  • Three (3) members or their respective alternates as follows:   
    • an architect or engineer knowledgeable in the design of floating structures
    • a constructor knowledgeable in the construction, maintenance and repair of floating structures
    • a member at large who is from one of the following interest groups:
      • a for-profit moorage representative,
      • a non-profit moorage representative,
      • a yact club representative 
      • a floating home resident

The term for this board is three years.

This board meets as appeals are received.

See the Building Code Appeals Website for how to file your appeal.

The current members of the Floating Structures Board of Appeal are:
Name Membership Category Term Expires
Members
Tom Stringfield
Ken Moulton
David Horstkotte

Alternates
Vacant
Vacant
Vacant

Architect or Engineer
Constructor
Public at Large


Architect or Engineer
Constructor
Public at Large

October 31, 2014
May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015




 
Staff to the Floating Structures Board of Appeal: Terry Whitehill, (503) 823-7639 | Donna Ruark, (503) 823-7335