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    Board of Examiners and Appeals

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    Board Information

    The City of Ankeny Board of Examiners & Appeals is compromised of five members appointed by the Mayor. The Board is empowered through Chapter 28 of the Municipal Code to hear appeals on decisions made in the enforcement of the Building and Construction chapter.

    Board/Commission Board of Examiners and Appeals
    City Code Chapter 28
    Established 1997
    Term 3 years
    Number of Members Five (5)
    Special Requirements None

    City Staff

    Jeff Junker
    Building and Zoning Administrator
    220 West First St.
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    Phone/Fax: (515) 963-3560

    Eric Jensen
    Dir. Planning & Building
    220 West First St.
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    Phone/Fax: (515) 963-3547

    Amy Daughenbaugh
    Recording Secretary
    220 West First St.
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    Phone/Fax: (515) 963-3533


    The Board of Examiners & Appeals holds regular meetings at 5:45 p.m. on the second Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October and December, provided a Plan and Zoning Commission meeting does not occur during that week. 

    In the event a Plan and Zoning Commission meeting does occur, the Board will meet on the third Tuesday.

    All Board of Examiners & Appeals meetings are open to the public. Meeting agendas are posted 48 hours prior to each meeting.

    06/16/2020 5:00 p.m. Not Included
    07/21/2020 5:00 p.m. Not Included
    08/18/2020 5:00 p.m. Not Included
    09/22/2020 5:00 p.m. Not Included
    10/20/2020 5:00 p.m. Not Included
    11/17/2020 5:00 p.m. Not Included
    12/22/2020 5:00 p.m. Not Included
    01/19/2021 5:00 p.m. Not Included
    02/16/2021 5:00 p.m. Not Included