The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2023.
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A. Any code adopted pursuant to this article shall contain a provision for an advisory board consisting of at least five members in order to determine the suitability of alternative materials and construction and to permit interpretations of the provisions of such code. The advisory board shall consist of at least five but not more than seven members and shall include at least members from the following categories, to the extent the persons meeting the qualifications are available within the county and are residents of such county:
1. An architect duly licensed in the state of Arizona.
2. A professional engineer duly licensed in the state of Arizona.
3. A general contractor duly licensed in the state of Arizona.
4. A person representing the public and a resident of the county.
5. A person engaged in the electrical, mechanical or plumbing trade.
B. If the advisory board consists of more than five members, the additional members may be engaged in the construction and design industry.
C. The county official charged with the enforcement of the code shall serve, without vote, as an ex officio member of the board and shall act as secretary.
D. Each appointee shall have substantial experience in the field covered by the particular code. Except as provided in subsection F of this section, members of the advisory board shall be appointed by the board of supervisors. Members shall be appointed for a term of four years, staggered so that at least one but no more than two terms expire each year. Vacancies shall be filled for an unexpired term in the manner in which original appointments are required to be made.
E. The functions and duties of the advisory board may be specified by regulation by the board of supervisors.
F. If the county and a city or town contract to provide for enforcement of codes pursuant to section 11-863, by intergovernmental agreement pursuant to chapter 7, article 3 of this title, the manner in which appointments are made to the advisory board may be specified in the agreement.