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Electrical Board of Adjustment, Appeals & Examiners
This Board confirms the competency and integrity of applicants applying for electrical certification in the County, and takes disciplinary action against those contractors that fail to comply with the Electrical Code.

The membership of this Board shall be comprised of seven members and two alternates appointed as follows:
  • Hillsborough County Commissioners - 3 members, 2 alternates
  • City of Tampa - 2 members
  • City of Plant City - 1 member
  • City of Temple Terrace - 1 member

Composition is specified as follows:

  • 3 Electrical contractors
  • 2 Florida registered professional engineers qualified to work in the area of electrical engineering
  • 1 Electrical Utility Company representative
  • 1 Electrical trades representative
  • 2 Alternates that must be knowledgeable and experienced in the technical codes of this board

Members shall serve four year terms. Alternates shall serve two year terms.

  • Annual financial disclosure is required.

Hillsborough County Construction Code Ordinance 09-3, effective March 1, 2009.

Quarterly, 3rd Thursday, 9:00 AM
County Center, 26th Floor
601 E. Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602

Member Position / Appointed By Dates of Service
Mr. Darin Ciabattari Electrical Trades / BOCC 03/23/2016-
Mr. Andrew DeLaParte Alternate / BOCC 08/01/2001 - 12/31/2016*
Mr. Arthur Fancher Electrical Contractor / City of Temple Terrace 05/01/2001-
Mr. Jeffrey Hahn FL Registered Electrical Engineer / City of Tampa 06/24/2010-
Mr. Matthew LaRussa Electric Utility Company / BOCC 12/05/2007 - 12/31/2019*
Mr. Matthew Otto FL Registered Electrical Engineer / BOCC 03/17/2010 - 03/31/2018*
Mr. Lawrence Pasetti
Electrical Contractor / City of Tampa
04/23/2007 -
Mr. Luis Vargas, Jr. Alternate / BOCC 03/19/2003 - 12/31/2016*
Electrical Contractor / City of Plant City


Contact Information
Raya J. Levin

The Center for Development Services 
and Building Services Section Code Compliance

County Center
19th Floor
601 E Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602

P: 813-635-7313