Unsafe Structures Board


  • 7:30 p.m. the 1st Tuesday of every month

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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The Unsafe Structures Board consists of 9 members appointed by the City Commission:

  • 1 attorney at law
  • 1 citizen with experience and background in the field of social problems
  • 1 electrical contractor
  • 1 general building contractor
  • 1 plumbing contractor
  • 1 real estate appraiser
  • 1 real estate property manager
  • 1 registered architect
  • 1 registered engineer
Board Member
Represented DisciplineTerm Expires
Martin GrossProfessional EngineerSeptember 2025
Carlos LozanoArchitect November 2024
Joseph PatrickPlumbing ContractorNovember 2026
Cheryl Rae SaderTeacherJune 2026
John SobolGeneral ContractorJune 2026
VacantElectrical Contractor 
Marylou AdamsProperty ManagerJune 2026 
VacantAttorney at Law 
VacantReal Estate Appraiser 

Each term of office shall last 3 years.


All professional members shall be registered and licensed in the State of Florida. In the event the City Commission cannot find a properly qualified resident of the City, it may appoint a qualified nonresident for the specific professions required.


To hold appeal hearings regarding violators of the Minimum Housing Code and condemnation of structures under the South Florida Building Code.


The authority of the Unsafe Structures Board is outlined in Ordinance Section 5-31 - 5-35.