Electrical & Plumbing Examiners Board
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 Information

 

Purpose

Eight (8) member board, appointed by the Mayor with the approval of City Council, for five (5) year terms. 

Ordinance No. 5771 and Ordinance No. 5772, adopted 10/14/2020 amended Chapter 314 "Electricians" and Chapter 542, "Plumbers" of the Code of the City of Altoona establishing the Electrical & Plumbing Examiners Board; amending the qualifications for Master Electrician and Journeyman Certificates;  amending the application for certificates; increasing the amount of property damage and personal liability insurance; changing the location for payment of certificates; amending the qualifications for Master Plumber and Journeyman Certificates.  

The Board consists of three (3) Licensed Electricians, three (3) Licensed Plumbers, one (1) General Contractor and one (1) Layperson from the general public.

Enabling Legislation

Chapter 314 and Chapter 542 of the City of Altoona Code of Ordinances

Ordinance 5771​ adopted 10/14/2020

Ordinance 5772​  adopted 10/14/2020

Resolution 0124-20​ adopted 12/2/2020

Staff

Rebecca Brown, Codes & Inspections Director

814-949-2456


Meetings

Meet as needed.

 

 Electrical & Plumbing Examiners Board Members

 
  • Joseph Eckels
    Master Plumber
    309 Waring Street
    Tyrone PA 16686
    Residence Phone: 814-684-2421
    Resolution: 0016-21
    Term End: January 2025
  • Charles Kimmen III
    Master Plumber
    172 Woods Lane
    Altoona PA 16601
    Resolution: 0049-21
    Term End: January 2024
  • Christopher Marana
    Electrician
    1130 Coach Road
    Lilly PA 15938
    Resolution: 0124-20
    Term End: January 2024
  • Thomas Schultz
    Journeyman Electrician
    972 Grandview Road
    Altoona PA 16601
    Resolution: 0124-20
    Term End: January 2026
  • Michael Seidel
    Plumber
    108 N. 9th Avenue
    Altoona PA 16601
    Resolution: 0124-20
    Term End: January 2026
  • Stu Sellers
    Master Electrician
    4936 3rd Avenue
    Altoona PA 16602
    Resolution: 0124-20
    Term End: January 2025
  • Lou Ventura
    General Contractor
    123 James Way
    Hollidaysburg PA 16648
    Resolution: 0124-20
    Term End: January 2026