Joint Board of Appeals
- Meets as needed
- Training Room
6465 Mullins Station
Memphis, TN 38134
Members of the Memphis and Shelby County Joint Board of Appeals serve three-year terms and consist of 17 members. All members are appointed jointly by the mayor of Memphis
and the mayor of Shelby County, and confirmed by both the Memphis City Council
and the Shelby County Commission
. Four of the 17 members are representatives from the technical code boards.
In even years, the mayor of Shelby County appoints the chairman of the Board of Appeals, and the mayor of Memphis appoints the vice chairman. In odd years, the roles reverse.
Currently, there are two openings on this board.
County Members are:
- One licensed mechanical engineer
- One Elevator Sales and maintenance background
James Burke David Canup Fred Collier
Yolanda Kight David Dixon Michael Harless
Brian Mann Danny McGroom Oscar Pruitt
Jamnu Tahiliani James Thomas, Sr. Gary Wagoner
Functions & Authority
The Joint Board of Appeals hears appeals of decisions and interpretations from the building official and considers variances of the technical codes as defined in Section 108.4 of the technical codes. This board has jurisdiction over the construction codes
of Shelby County and of the City of Memphis.
For additional information about this board, contact Allen Medlock
, administrator of Construction Code Enforcement
, at (901)222-8351