On August 2, 2005, the City Council appointed a
1. Review what is currently in place for design review.
2. Develop threshold standards for over-the-counter approval of design review applications.
3. Look at the current boundaries of the Architectural Review (AR) district to determine whether it should be expanded.
The first meeting of the
The DRAHC looked at the existing design review process to see where improvements could be made. It was the unanimous opinion of the DRAHC that the greatest benefit to a more effective design review process would be the development of design guidelines. It was felt that design guidelines would benefit the applicant, neighbors, staff and the decision makers.
The City hired RRM Design Group,
The period for commenting on the draft Guidelines has been extended to February 27, 2009.