Design Review Commission

The Design Review Commission is responsible for reviewing building plans for commercial and residential projects with regard to architecture, colors, materials, and landscaping. The Design Review Commission is comprised of five members, including representation from qualified design professionals, including but not limited to the fields of architecture, urban and regional planning, urban design, graphic design, engineering, and the visual arts. 

Meetings

Meets publicly on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers on the Second Floor of City Hall.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 

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Minutes are also available following approval. 

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  • The people who serve on the Commissions are volunteers, therefore there is no compensation for commissioners.
  • Elected officials cannot serve on any commission.
  • Commissioners are not allowed to serve on more than one commission at the same time.
  • Commissioners are required to complete Ethics Training pursuant to California Assembly Bill 1234 every 2 years.
  • Commissioners are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests Form 700 each year.
  • Commissioners are appointed by the City Council when vacancies occur or a term expires. 
  • The people who serve on the Commissions are volunteers, therefore there is no compensation for commissioners.
  • Elected officials cannot serve on any commission.
  • Commissioners are not allowed to serve on more than one commission at the same time.
  • Commissioners are required to complete Ethics Training pursuant to California Assembly Bill 1234 every 2 years.
  • Commissioners are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests Form 700 each year.
Commissioner Appointment Date Term Expiration
Erlinda Romo May 18, 2021 May 31, 2023
Luoya Tu May 18, 2021 May 31, 2023
Charles (Chuck) Meyers April 13, 2022 May 31, 2024
Guillermo Lopez April 13, 2022 May 31, 2024
Nik Sae-Low April 13, 2022 May 31, 2024

Commission Facts

  • The Design Review Commission comprises three members including representation from design professions such as architecture and engineering. 
  • Commissioners are appointed by the City Council when vacancies occur. 
  • The people who serve on the Commissions are volunteers, therefore there is no compensation for commissioners.
  • Elected officials cannot serve on any commission.
  • Commissioners are not allowed to serve on more than one commission at the same time.