City of Athens

Athens City Hall Administrative Offices
508 East Tyler Street
Athens, Texas 75751
Phone: (903) 675-5131
Fax: (903) 675-7562

Substandard Building Commission

The Building Standards Commission is composed of five (5) members, each of whom shall be a resident of the City of Athens, Texas. The said commission shall consist of a licensed engineer or architect, a licensed physician, a member of the building business, and two (2) other individuals.

The purpose of the Building Standards Commission is to review existing building and structures that have been inspected by the three (3) ex officio members of Fire Marshal, Building Official and Health Officer of the City that are considered to be substandard and/or dangerous to the community.

The Substandard Building Commission meets on the third (3rd) Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Development Services Center, 622 S. Prairieville St.., Athens, Texas. 

Board Members


Name Term       
Will Traxson/Place 1 2017-2019
Tilo Galvan/Place 2 2017-2019
Garrett Hope/Place 3 2016-2018
Chris Curran/Place 4 2016-2018
Billy Murphree/Place 5  2016-2018