Plumbing & Gas Board of Adjustment, Appeals & Examiners

This Board governs the certification and/or compliance standards for plumbing and gas contractors doing work in Hillsborough County and enforces adherence to the standards set by the Plumbing and Gas Code. The board members shall be appointed by the governing bodies of the jurisdictions that choose to use the County's boards and enter into an interlocal agreement with Hillsborough County.


The membership of this Board shall be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of seven members and four alternates. Composition is specified as follows:

  • 3 Master Plumbers
  • 1 Journeyman Plumber or Natural Gas Installer
  • 1 Hillsborough County Health Department representative
  • 1 State of Florida Professional Engineer qualified to work in the area of sanitary or mechanical engineering
  • 1 Liquid Petroleum Installer or Master Gas Fitter licensed by the State of Florida
  • 4 Alternates


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

Special requirements:

  • Annual Financial Disclosure is required.


Hillsborough County Construction Code Ordinance 13-23; effective August 23, 2013.


Quarterly, 3rd Tuesday, 1:00 p.m.
County Center, 26th Floor
601 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602


Kimber Adams
Contractor Licensing
County Center
601 E. Kennedy Blvd. 19th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 272-5600


Member Position/Appointed By Dates of Service
Mr. Ronald Dyser Master Plumber / BOCC 01/22/2009 -
Mr. Joseph Gonzalez Master Plumber / City of Tampa 08/01/2002 -
Mr. James Greco Alternate / BOCC 03/23/2016 -
Mr. Kent Hero
Master Plumber / BOCC 09/02/2009 -
Mr. Kevin Hertenstein Master Gas Fitter / BOCC 09/22/2010 -
Mr. Brian Miller HC Health Department Representative 12/31/2015 -
Mr. Joseph Payne Engineer / City of Plant City 02/01/2016 -
Mr. Stewart Sample
Natural Gas Installer / City of Tampa 03/27/2017 -
Mr. Michael Williams Alternate / City of Temple Terrace 10/21/2015 -
Alternate / BOCC  
Alternate / BOCC  

* Reappointed