Department of Building Inspection Annual Report - Page 8

About the Building Inspection Commission The Building Inspection Commission (BIC) provides policy direction to the Department of Building Inspection. The BIC was designed to provide representation for the various communities, which interact with the Department. The BIC sets policy, hears various appeals on issues leading up to the issuance of building permits, sits as the Abatement Appeals Board to hear appeals of Director’s Orders of Abatement, and provides a public forum through their monthly meetings. Members of the Commission Boards & Committees • Angus McCarthy President, Residential Builder Seat • Abatement Appeals Board • Warren Mar Vice-President, Residential Landlord Seat • Access Appeals Commission • Board of Examiners • Kevin Clinch Licensed Structural Engineer Seat • Frank Lee Architect Seat • Dr. James McCray, Jr. Non-Profit Housing Seat • Myrna Melgar General Public Seat • Debra Walker Tenant Seat • Sonya Harris BIC Secretary 8 DBI FY 2014 – 2015 Annual Report • Code Advisory Committee • Administrative & General Design Subcommittee • Disability Access Subcommittee • Fire and Life Safety Subcommittee • Green Building Subcommittee • Housing Code Subcommittee • Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing, Fire and Life Safety Subcommittee • Structural Subcommittee • Single Room Occupancy Task Force • Public Advisory Committee