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The Board of Building Code Appeals shall have the power, subject to the limitations and in the manner set forth in this Building Code, to:
(a) Affirm or reverse, in whole or in part, or modify any decision of the Building Director interpreting the provisions of this Building Code.
(b) Vary the application of any provision of this Building Code to any particular case when, in its opinion, enforcement thereof would do manifest injustice or would be contrary to the spirit and the purpose of this Building Code or the public interest.
(c) Determine if any material or method of construction may be used, even though not specifically authorized by this Building Code, and specify the manner in which such materials and methods shall be used.
(d) Determine any requirement for the strength or stability of an existing or proposed building or structure, or for the safety or health of the occupants thereof, not specifically covered by this Building Code, or not readily interpretable from the provisions of this Building Code.
(e) Determine whether any proposed rule or regulation of the Director supplements or aids in the interpretation of the requirements of this Building Code or is consistent therewith, and affirm, amend, modify or nullify any such proposed rule or regulation.
(f) Establish rules and regulations, conditions and qualifications for the registration, licensing or certification of qualifications of any person performing work or providing services under this Building Code.
(g) Report and recommend to the Planning Commission any amendment, deletion or addition to this Building Code.
(Ord. 1999-02. Passed 1-11-99.)