Housing Board of Review


Regular meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 12:00 p.m. in the Building Division Conference Room, 4th Floor, City Hall, 108 E. Green Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Overview &


The Housing Board of Review shall adopt from time to time such rules and regulations as it may deem necessary to carry into effect the provisions of the City Code, and all its orders and resolutions shall be in accordance therewith. These rules and regulations shall be in effect when filed with the City Clerk.

The Housing Board of Review shall hear appeals for variances from the orders of the Director of Planning, Building & Economic Development and/or their designee, and to afford relief in such cases where, in its opinion, strict enforcement of the order would create practical difficulties or unnecessary hardship.


  • David Wahl
     Term expires December 31, 2021
  • William F. Olney
     Term expires December 31, 2021
  • John Barradas
     Term expires December 31, 2022
  • Christopher Anagnost
     Term expires December 31, 2022
  • Brian Grout
    Term expires December 31, 2023
  • Director of Code Enforcement, Secretary of the Board