The purpose of the individual Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing Appeals Board of Appeals is to:
Hear appeals of the decisions made by the Plan Reviewer or Field Inspector in regards to the application or interpretation of a specific section of the respective Code.
To approve or deny the use of alternative material or method not specifically recognized by the respective Code.
To approve or deny the use of proposed construction that as a result of a practical difficulty may not meet the letter of the Code but is intended to meet the intent of the Code without lessening public safety.
Qualification requirements are spelled out in the respective State Act.