§ 23-27.3-127.2.1 Membership and local board.
Any building code board of appeals duly established by ordinance or otherwise in a city or town and in existence on July 1, 1977, shall qualify as a local board of appeals under § 23-27.3-127.0, notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this section. However, the procedure and rights for appeal for the board of appeals shall be governed by this code. If a city or town has not duly established by ordinance or otherwise a local building code appeals board by July 1, 1977, the city or town shall establish a board of appeals, hereinafter referred to as the local board of appeals, consisting of five (5) members appointed by the chief executive officer of the city or town; one member appointed for five (5) years, one for four (4) years, one for three (3) years, one for two (2) years and one to serve for one year or until his or her successor has been appointed, provided, however that appointments to the building code board of appeals for the city of East Providence shall be made by unanimous vote of the city council of the city of East Providence.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 256, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 164, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 447, § 1; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 85.)