Substandard Building Board


  • As needed
  • City Hall, 4301 City Point Drive

Agendas & Minutes 

View current agendas and minutes.
Agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to the meeting, as required by state law. Minutes are posted after they have been formally approved by the board. 


Name Place Term Expires
Daniel Caulkins Place 1 June 30, 2023
Bill Wait, Vice Chair Place 2 June 30, 2024
John Cope Place 3 June 30, 2023
Michael Gist Place 4 June 30, 2024
Jeff Arwine Place 5 June 30, 2023
Brian Crowson, Chair Place 6 June 30, 2024
Robert (Bob) McCary Place 7 June 30, 2023


Board members are nominated by council members and subject to approval by a majority of the City Council.  


Board members serve two-year terms.

Powers & Duties

The board is hereby charged with the duty and invested with the authority to:

  • Hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of the technical provisions of the following codes adopted by the city:
    • Building code
    • Electrical code
    • Energy conservation code
    • Fire code
    • Mechanical code
    • Plumbing code
    • Residential code
  • Enforce the provisions of Chapter 98, Article X of the North Richland Hills Code of Ordinances, and carry out the functions established to abate substandard and dangerous buildings.
  • Inspect property and premises at reasonable hours where required in the discharge of its responsibilities under the laws of the State of Texas and the city.


For questions or more information about this board contact Neighborhood Services Director Stefanie Martinez at 817-427-6650.

All correspondence for the Substandard Building Board shall be sent to:
Substandard Building Board
c/o City of North Richland Hills
P.O. Box 820609
North Richland Hills, Texas 76182-0609
Fax: 817-427-6656