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Board of Building Standards

Hearing appeals related to the City's Building Code.

Board of Building Standards

The hearings of the Board of Building Standards (BBS) and Plumbing Advisory Board (PAB) originally scheduled for Thursday, November 5, 2020, have been canceled. Matters on the November 5th calendar will be rescheduled.

What we do

The Board of Building Standards:

  • Reviews appeals related to building safety and the application of the City’s Building Code.
  • Makes recommendations on regulations and standards to the Commissioner of Licenses and Inspections (L&I).
  • Reviews new building products for compliance with City safety standards.

The board also hears appeals related to structures cited by L&I as being unsafe or imminently dangerous.


1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
11th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Appeals calendar

See a listing of scheduled appeals on the L&I Appeals Calendar.


Board members

Name Role Email Phone
Wayne Miller Chair
Ted Agoos Member
Amy Rivera Member