Code Review and Appeals Board

  • About the Board

    The Code Review and Appeals Board reviews and advises the City Council on all building construction codes as they apply to new construction.  The Board also hears appeals from those affected by a code violation or other decision involving building codes as they apply to new construction.

    TheBoard consists of nine appointed members who represent various facets of building construction.  City Ordinance mandates that members must be of the following professions: Architect, Structural Engineer, Residential Homebuilder/Realtor, Commercial Builder/Developer, Electrician, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Technician, Licensed Plumber, Electrical Engineer.

    Board members are appointed by the Mayor with the City Council’s approval.  Each member is appointed to a three-year term.

    Learn more about the Code Review and Appeals Board.

     

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  • Board Members

    MemberContact InformationService BeganTerm BeganTerm Expires
    CHAIR
    John "Scott" Kunkel
    2711 Windward Blvd.
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (Commercial Builder/Developer)
    O: 217-359-5828
    C: 217-355-1549
    jscottkunkel@gmail.com
    November 2012July 2019June 2022
    VICE CHAIR
    Kirk Skelton
    3007 Cherry Hills Dr.
    Champaign, IL 61822
    (Residential Homebuilder/Realtor)
    O: 217-693-5629
    H: 217-649-2058
    kirk@atkinsgroup.com
    May 2009July 2019June 2022
    Charles "Chip" Craddock
    Clark Deitz, Inc.
    125 W. Church St.
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (Electrical Engineer)
    O: 217-373-8900
    H: 217-356-1815
    chip.craddock@clark-dietz.com
    July 1998July 2017June 2020
    Keith Brandau
    806 W. Clark St.
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (Structural Engineer)
    C: 217-778-1770
    H: 217-960-3716
    kebrandau@gmail.com
    November 2018July 2018June 2021
    James Gleason
    803 W. Washington St.
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (Mechanical Engineer)
    O: 217-356-0536
    H: 217-359-9004
    jgleason@ghrinc.com
    May 1992July 2017June 2020
    Ed Scopel
    3005 Summithill Pl.
    Champaign, IL 61822
    (Architect)
    C: 217-493-4322
    ejscopel@gmail.com
    November 2018July 2018June 2021
    Kenwood Sullivan
    412 E. University Ave.
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (Plumber)
    O: 217-355-3718
    sullivanplumbing@juno.com
    June 1992July 2017June 2020
    Vacant
    (Electrical Contractor)
    July 2018June 2021
    Vacant
    (Mechanical Technician)
    July 2019June 2022
    EX OFFICIO MEMBER
    Randy Smith 
    Building Safety Supervisor
    307 S. Randolph St.
    Champaign, IL 61820
    O: 217-403-6100Statutory
    EX OFFICIO MEMBER
    Gary Ludwig
    Fire Chief
    307 S. Randolph St.
    Champaign, IL 61820
    O: 217-403-7200Statutory
  • Staff Support

    Building Safety Division
    217-403-6100
    buildingsafety@champaignil.gov

    Champaign Fire Department
    Building Safety Division
    307 S. Randolph St.
    Champaign, IL 61820

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