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Building Standards Board
Shall have the duties and purposes as set out in Chapter 54, Subchapter C of the Local Government Code in addition to serving as the board of adjustment and appeals as set out in the standard codes and amendments thereto, as adopted by the City of Marlin and any other codes adopted or amended by any subsequent ordinance.

Purposes
(a)     To hear, determine and enforce those ordinances:

(1)     For the preservation of public safety, relating to the materials or methods used to construct a building or improvement, including the foundation, structural elements, electrical wiring or apparatus, plumbing and fixtures, entrances, or exits;

(2)     Relating to the fire safety of a building or improvement, including provisions relating to materials, types of construction or design, warning devices, sprinklers or other fire suppression devices, availability of water supply for extinguishing fires, location, design, or width of entrances or exits;

(3)     Relating to dangerously damaged or defective buildings or improvement; or

(4)     Relating to conditions caused by accumulations of refuse, vegetation, or other matter that creates breeding and living places for insects and rodents.

(b)     To hear appeals from decisions of the building inspector from persons aggrieved by such decision and to provide the final interpretation of the provisions of the standard codes adopted by City of Marlin.