Description of the Board

The Building Code Appeals Board is a seven-member Board, with a five-year term. It is comprised of volunteers with qualifications in the building, plumbing, electrical, structural engineering, and/or architectural fields. The members are appointed by the Board of Commissioners and they serve without remuneration. If you wish to submit an application to volunteer for this Board, click FORMS to download a Volunteer Board Member Application. Please complete and forward to South Whitehall Township, Attn: Township Manager’s Office.

The members of the Board are:

Building Code Appeals Board Members

  • D. Scott Bigley – Chairman, term expires 7/2019
  • David G. Burke, term expires 3/2019
  • Mark Cernese, term expires 3/2018
  • Andrew Garger, term expires 5/2021
  • Gregory Kelly, term expires 5/2021
  • Albert Rock III, term expires 3/2019
  • Brian Wheeland, term expires 5/2021

The Building Code Appeals Board is a quasi-judicial Board, and hears appeals related to the construction codes of the Township. The Board currently has Attorney Larry Fox as its Solicitor.

Appeals are made via our application form, which can be obtained at the Municipal Building or from our Forms Page. Applications should be sent to the Inspections Clerk. No contact should be made with the Board members prior to the hearing, except through the Board’s Solicitor. The Building Code Appeals Board generally meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 3:30 p.m., in the Township Municipal Building. Applications for an appeal should be received at the Municipal Building no later than noon, fourteen (14) days prior to the meeting date.

Meeting Schedule

All meetings are open to the public.