The Design Review Committee, established by Ordinance 2025 in March 1975 and its description amended by Ordinance 2982 in 2001, consists of five members appointed by the City Council. Members serve four-year terms. Meetings are scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, at 4:00 p.m.
This committee advises the Planning Commission on matters relating to physical design characteristics, including architecture, site design, signs, and landscaping for certain major development projects. The Design Review Committee primarily reviews projects proposed in preservation zones or the Central Business District, and has the authority to approve or disapprove minor development projects. The Design Review Committee may also consider other projects at the discretion of the Community Development Director.
The Committee’s function is to evaluate the design aspects of proposed developments in historic or otherwise sensitive areas so as to promote projects that are attractive, functional, compatible with their surroundings and consistent with adopted design guidelines and community goals.
An ideal applicant would be a dedicated individual who understands the community and has some experience in architectural, landscape or graphic design, construction or historic preservation. Effective communication skills contribute to the achievement of quality design goals in Fullerton.
The Community Development Director or designee provides staff support.
(Qualification for appointment: Fullerton resident).
The committee advises the Planning Commission on matters relating to physical design including architecture, site design, signs, and landscaping for all major development projects on properties in the redevelopment areas. It also has the authority to approve or disapprove minor development projects. If you do not see the Minutes or Agenda for the Design Review Committee meeting you are interested in, please email KristiN@ci.fullerton.ca.us.