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Design Review Committee

City facilities are closed to the public. Meetings for this commission will be held virtually to conduct time-sensitive, legally-mandated business. Information regarding upcoming meetings will be posted on commission pages and on the community calendar.

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Agendas and Minutes:  Current Year | Previous Years
 
Mission:
A Subcommittee of the Zoning Adjustments Board, charged with the review and approval of design proposals for all projects in commercial, manufacturing, and some higher residential zoning districts (see BMC Chapter 23E.08.020 for applicability). Membership shall consist of seven:  two members of the Zoning Adjustments Board, one member of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, one member of the Civic Arts Commission (each member appointed by that Commission); and three members of the public who are appointed by the Zoning Adjustments Board.  The membership shall include a minimum of two licensed architects, one licensed landscape architect, and two laypersons.
 
Meetings:
Basement Multipurpose Room
1947 Center Street
3rd Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Please check the community calendar to verify.
 
Contact:
Communications to Berkeley boards, commissions or committees are public record and will become part of the City’s electronic records, which are accessible through the City’s website.  Please note: e-mail addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to a City board, commission or committee, will become part of the public record.  If you do not want your e-mail address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in person to the secretary of the relevant board, commission or committee.  If you do not want your contact information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication.  Please contact the secretary to the relevant board, commission or committee for further information.

The Secretary of the commission is responsible for relaying all communications from the public to the members of the commission.  The Secretary’s contact information is listed below.

Secretary:
Anne Burns
Planning & Development
(510) 981-7415
E-mail: ABurns@CityofBerkeley.info
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Mailing Address:
Design Review Committee
Anne Burns, Secretary
Land Use Planning
1947 Center Street, 2nd Floor
Berkeley, CA  94704


Enabling Legislation:
BMC Chapter 23B.08 (1999)

Additional Information:
Commission Vacancies
 
Meeting Agendas & Minutes:
Agendas & Minutes are presented in PDF format. To view PDF files, download a free copy of  Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Agendas and Minutes:  Current Year | Previous Years

2020 Agendas and Minutes:   


Subcommittee Agendas         
 
Agendas       Minutes      
01-16-2020 - Cancelled  
02-20-2020  02-02-2020
03-19-2020 - Cancelled
05-21-2020 05-21-2020
06-18-2020 06-18-2020
07-16-2020 07-16-2020 *Draft

 

 

 

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