2011 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 101. Department of commerce--regulation of industry, buildings and safety.
101.596 Building inspector review board.
101.596101.596 Building inspector review board.
101.596(1)(1) Definitions. In this section:
101.596(1)(a)(a) "Board" means the building inspector review board.
101.596(1)(b)(b) "Building inspector" means any of the following:
101.596(1)(b)1.1. A person who is certified under rules promulgated by the department to make inspections of public buildings and places of employment.
101.596(1)(b)2.2. A person who is certified under rules promulgated by the department to make inspections under subch. II.
101.596(1)(c)(c) "Permittee" means a person who is issued a building permit for a public building or a place of employment or a person who is issued a building permit under subch. II.
101.596(2)(a)(a) The review board shall review complaints received from permittees concerning possible incompetent, negligent, or unethical conduct by building inspectors.
101.596(2)(b)(b) After reviewing a complaint received under par. (a), the review board may revoke the certification of a building inspector if the board determines that the building inspector has engaged in incompetent, negligent, or unethical conduct.
101.596(2)(c)(c) The review board may modify or reverse decisions made by building inspectors if the board finds that the decision by the building inspector was made in error.
101.596(3)(3) Procedures; confidentiality.
101.596(3)(a)(a) If a permittee makes a complaint to the review board concerning a building inspector, the permittee may do one of the following:
101.596(3)(a)1.1. Request that the complaint remain anonymous, subject to par. (b).
101.596(3)(a)2.2. Allow the complaint to be presented to the building inspector and not remain anonymous.
101.596(3)(b)(b) If the permittee chooses to request that the permittee's complaint remain anonymous, the board may not review the complaint or modify or revoke the permit unless the board receives 2 additional anonymous complaints regarding the inspector. If 2 or more additional complaints are made, the review board shall proceed with its review, and none of the complaints may continue to be anonymous.
101.596(3)(c)(c) If the permittee allows his complaint to be presented to the inspector without requesting anonymity, the review board shall proceed with the review.
101.596 - ANNOT.History: 2005 a. 457.
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