Building Standards Board

Overview

The Building Standards Board shall consist of five (5) members, who shall be appointed by the Governing Body for three (3) year terms commencing on the first Monday of January, and shall include the following: (Ord 3192 4/12; 3346)

a) Fire Chief

b) City Health Officer

c) One (1) electrician licensed by the City of Abilene

d) One (1) plumber licensed by the City of Abilene

e) One (1) mechanical contractor licensed by the City of Abilene

Board Duties

The Building Inspector shall serve as Secretary of the Building Standards Board. The Building Standards Board shall have the duties and powers provided by the ordinances of the city, particularly with respect to the building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, housing, and fire codes, as adopted herein. It shall not be a requirement to reside within the city limits of Abilene, Kansas to serve on said board, however, the majority of the board should reside within the city limits of Abilene, Kansas. (Ord. #2292 11/00)

Current Members and Terms

Name Term

  • Barry Griffis (Plumbing) 2021
  • Greg Hottman (HVAC) 2021
  • John Hultgren (DKCO Health Department) 2021
  • Max Linder (Electric) 2021
  • Bob Sims (Fire Chief) 2021
  • Travis Steerman (Inspector)

Meeting and Contact Information

The Building Standards Board only meets when needed. The location of those meetings will be announced at that time.

Agenda and Minutes can be viewed in our archives

For any more information or questions please feel free to contact:

Travis Steerman, City Inspector
(785) 263-2355