Development Review Board

The Development Review Board (DRB) performs architectural review of all development within the community. 

The members of the DRB consist of a registered architect, a landscape architect, and the Director of Community Development or his/her appointee.

The DRB does not routinely hold public meetings, however, any interested persons will be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard by the Board.

How it works

Prior to a building plan check, development proposals are reviewed by the DRB to ensure that the design enhances both individual property values and the general aesthetic character of the City.

Applications reviewed at an internal DRB meeting will be given approval, conditional approval, or denial.

Once DRB approval is obtained, building plans may be submitted for plan check, after which building permits are issued and work may begin.

When is DRB approval required?

DRB approval is required for construction or modification of certain buildings and other improvements: 

Multifamily residential structures and sites

  • New structures
  • Additions
  • Remodeling, except for new dwelling units approved through the Ministerial Staff Review Process (e.g., ADUs)
  • Landscaping

Commercial and industrial structures and sites

  • New structures
  • Additions
  • Exterior remodeling
  • Landscaping
  • Exterior signage

Development Review Board Meetings

The Development Review Board does not hold public meetings. 

Development Review Board (DRB) Agenda Summary(PDF, 373KB)