International Code Council Board of Appeals

The International Code Council Board of Appeals reviews all appeals in regards to building codes pertaining to the issuance of permits; issuance of temporary and permanent occupancy and/or compliance certificates; and variances from the code regulations. The International Code Council Board of Appeals consists of five voting members who reside in the city, and two ex-officio, nonvoting members consisting of City Council members appointed by the Mayor. The voting members appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council shall consist of three (3) citizen-at-large members; one (1) building contractor (or have building experience); and one (1) member of the Lockport business community. Each member serves a three (3) year term.

Regular Meetings

Meets: As needed 

Time: TBD 

Location: TBD  

Phone: (815) 838-0549 x 1130  

Email the International Code Council Board of Appeals, City Planner


  • Ray Sugg, Building Contractor Rep., term expires 4/1/2023 
  • Sue DeFault, Business Community Rep., term expires 4/1/2022
  • Neal Wheeler, Citizen-at-Large, term expires 4/1/2021
  • Cean Magosky, Citizen-at-Large, term expires 4/1/2022
  • Kathryn Ruane, Citizen-at-Large, term expires 4/1/2023
  • Lance McCalla, Alt. Citizen-at-Large, term expires 4/1/2023
  • Darren Deskin, City Council Rep., Non-voting member, term expires 4/1/2022