The Design Review Board (DRB) assists the Town Council and Planning Commission in reviewing and evaluating proposed site design, architecture, signs, and landscaping. The scope of the DRB's review and approval authority is established by the Town Council. Depending on the type of project, the DRB either reviews and approves projects or forwards its recommendations to the Town Council, Planning Commission, Heritage Resource Commission, or staff for their consideration.
The Design Review Board holds two regularly scheduled public meetings each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Town Offices. In addition, Board members periodically attend study sessions and participate in field trips.
The Town of Danville's General Plan emphasizes the importance of community design for new residential and commercial development in order to preserve and enhance the existing character of the Town. The role of the DRB is to assist the Town Council and Planning Commission in reviewing and evaluating proposed design, architecture, landscaping and signs to ensure consistency with the Town's General Plan, ordinances and adopted design standards and criteria. In order to achieve this goal, the DRB shall:
The Design Review Board (DRB) may be comprised of either one or two Planning Commissioners and either two or three at-large members. In selecting the remaining at-large members of the DRB, it is the intent of the Town Council to, whenever possible, select architects, landscape architects or others with special training or experience related to architecture or design.
All members of the Design Review Board must be residents of the Town of Danville.
The term of office of each regular member is four (4) years unless otherwise determined by the Town Council. Members of the Design Review Board may continue to serve until their successor is appointed and assumes office.
View the latest Agendas and Review archives from past meetings.
Thomas Birdsall(925) 838-3884 (B)firstname.lastname@example.orgRobert Combs(925) 736-3736 (C)email@example.comAfshan Hamidahamid@danville.ca.govDavid Havlik(925) 830-9767 (H)(925) firstname.lastname@example.orgRichard Mangum(415) 271-5683 (C)email@example.comChris Trujillo - Alternate(925) 389-8738 (C)firstname.lastname@example.org Terms expiring December 31, 2017: Mark GrahamTerms expiring December 31, 2018: Thomas Birdsall, Richard Mangum, Chris Trujillo - Alt.Terms expiring December 31, 2020: Robert Combs, Afshan HamidStaff Liaison: Crystal De Castro, Associate Planner