Board of Appeals (Public Works)

Meets: As needed at Municipal Court building

Time: As set

Length of Term: Some unlimited terms and some 4-year terms

Appointed by: The Opelika City Council. The composition of the Board shall be the Public Works Director, the City Engineer, the City Planner, the Building Official, the Mayor and two (2) members of the City Council.

Required / Purpose: The Public Works Manual governs public works such as streets, storm water drainage, sanitary sewer and public utilities. The Board’s purpose is to hear and resolve appeals of administrative decisions of the City relating to public works and to hear variance requests from specific provisions of the Public Works Manual.