Construction Licensing, Enforcement and Appeals Board

Construction Licensing, Enforcement and Appeals Board (CLEAB)

The Construction Licensing, Enforcement and Appeals Board (CLEAB) has the power to license county qualified contractors and specialty contractors; enforce all state and local laws as related to the construction industry; hear appeals of decisions and interpretations of the building official; enforce and interpret the Florida Building Code; hear grievances and complaints; impose disciplinary action upon locally licensed contractors through the powers as set forth by the BCC including, but not limited to, suspension, revocation, fines, and reprimand; hear appeals and enforce the Standard Housing Code; and investigate and forward information to the proper state agencies on suspected violations of F.S. Ch. 489.

Section 12.03.600 of the Highlands County Code of Ordinances.
Ord. No. 03-04-1; Ord. No. 07-08-32, § 2


Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

The Construction Licensing, Enforcement and Appeals Board consists of seven (7) members and two (2) alternates.  The Board shall be comprised as follows:
  • Four (4) contractors, one (1) of whom must be a general contractor
  • Two (2) members at large from the public
  • One (1) member from the building industry
  • The alternates shall be one (1) member from the building industry and one (1) member at large from the public.

Members and their designated alternates shall serve for four-year terms and may be reappointed for subsequent terms.

Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm.

AGENDA: November 5, 2019


Commissioner Brooks
Eric Longshore / Staff Liaison
(863) 402-6643

Thomas James / General Contractor
Term Expires: 03/31/2020

John Palmer / Contractor
Term Expires: 05/05/2023

Myllion Webster / Contractor
Term Expires: 03/31/2021

Troy Maloyed / Contractor
Term Expires: 05/05/2022

John Shoop / Public
Term Expires: 05/05/2023

Scott LeConey / Public
Term Expires: 05/05/2022

Vacant/ Building Industry
Term Expires: 03/31/2020

Mark Wilson (alt) / Building Industry
Term Expires: 05/05/2022

Vacant (alt) / Public
Term Expires: 03/31/2021