The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking to appoint two members to the residential Board of Building Appeals.

This Board consists of five members who serve up to a five-year term. Members shall be residents of the unincorporated portion of the County, Ashley, Ostrander, Galena or Shawnee Hills. The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint one member to fill an unexpired term ending on Dec. 31, 2018 and one member for a full five-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and expiring on Dec. 31, 2022. All candidates shall have experience in problems and practice incidental to the construction and equipment of buildings and structures.

As a Board of Building Appeals member, your contribution is vital to the development and construction of one-, two- and three-family dwellings within Delaware County. This Board works in conjunction with the Delaware County Code Compliance Department and other local agents.

Specific responsibilities of the Board of Building Appeals are:

• Hear all residential appeals filed by County residents or businesses that are directly related to decisions made by the Delaware County Building Official;

• Determine whether or not decisions should be reversed, modified or affirmed; and

Report recommendations for action to amend the Code, as public health, safety and general public welfare may require.

Interested individuals can apply by using Delaware County’s online application portal. It can be accessed at For any questions regarding this application procedure, please contact Mindy Owens, Delaware County Human Resources, 740-833-2129 or [email protected]

Completed Board Appointment applications must be received through the Applicant Tracking portal no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017.