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Board of Building Regulation Examiners and Appeals

There is established a Board of Building Regulation Examiners and Appeals (hereafter known as the "Building Board"), as described in Section 4.40.030 of the Anchorage Municipal Code, consisting of eleven members appointed by the mayor and subject to confirmation by the Assembly, who are qualified by experience or training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction. Click here for the Building Board Appeal Form.

  • At least two members shall be Architects registered in the State of Alaska.
  • At least two members shall be Professional Engineers registered as Civil Engineers in the State of Alaska.
  • At least one member shall be a Professional Engineer registered as a Mechanical Engineer in the State of Alaska.
  • At least one member shall be a Professional Engineer registered as an Electrical Engineer in the State of Alaska. 
  • At least two to four members shall be licensed General Contractors actively engaged in general building construction and at least one [two] of the members [four] shall be actively engaged in home building.
  • At least one member shall be a licensed Electrical Contractor actively engaged in the electrical trade.
  • At least one member shall be a licensed Plumbing Contractor actively engaged in the plumbing trade.
  • At one one member shall be a licensed Mechanical Contractor actively engaged in the mechanical trade.
  • Up to two additional members, qualified by experience or training and actively engaged in any of the above listed disciplines, trades or professions.
Current Building Board Members
  • Jonathan Steele, Architect
    Term Expires:  October 14, 2015
  • Troy Feller,  Civil Engineer
    Term Expires:  October 14, 2015
  • Sterling Strait, Civil Engineer
    Term Expires:  October 14, 2014
  • Eric Cowling, Electrical Engineer
    Term Expires:  October 14, 2016
  • Craig Fredeen, Merchanical Engineer
    Term Expires:  October 14, 2015
  • Ray HIckel, Residential Contractor
    Term Expires:  October 14, 2016
  • Vacant, Electrical Contractor
    Term Expires:  
  • Serena O'Donnell, General Contractor
    Term Expires:  October 14, 2015
  • Scott Bohne, Architect
    Term Expires:  October 14, 2016
  • Bari Gray, Plumbing Contractor
    Term Expires:   October 14, 2014
  • Rob Merchant, Mechanical Contractor
    Term Expires: October 14, 2014
  • Jon Hawkinson, General Contractor
    Term Expires: October 14, 2014
  • Royal Field, General Contractor
    Term Expires: October 14, 2015
  • John Edwards, General Contractor
    Term Expires: October 14, 2014
  • Tyler  Loken, General Contractor
    Term Expires: October 14, 2016

Meetings are scheduled on an as-needed basis, and when scheduled, will either occur on the first or third Thursday of the month. For more information, contact Tana Klunder at 343-8301.

    • Building Safety
    • Director : Jerry Weaver
    • 4700 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • 907 343-8301