Building Board of Appeals


The Building Board of Appeals (BBOA)  hears and decides on the suitability of alternate methods and materials for construction as adopted in the Linn County Building Code and participates in Code Development.  Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors.  The board consists of five members who serve a three year term.  Members may serve consecutive terms without limitation.  Terms are set by  Chapter 105 of the Linn County Code of Ordinances. 

Committee Members (three-year terms)

NameTerm Expires
Greg Sundberg12/31/22
Matt Olmstead12/31/21
Christine Hodel12/31/21
Mary McGuire12/31/23
Mike Kinney12/31/23


The board meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Jean Oxley Public Service Center at 935 2nd St. SW, Cedar Rapids. This is subject to change for the holidays or if there are no cases to hear.