Design Review Board

Meetings

  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Usually First and third Monday of each month
  • Public Service Administration Building
    500 Dedham Ave.
    Needham, MA 02492
Schedule Date Room
January 13, 2020 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
February 3, 2020 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
February 24, 2020 Webster Room (2nd Floor)
March 2, 2020    CANCELLED Webster Room (2nd Floor)
March 16, 2020 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
April 6, 2020 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
April 27, 2020 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
May 11, 2020 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
June 1, 2020 Webster Room (2nd Floor)
June 15, 2020 Webster Room (2nd Floor)

Please call the Planning and Community Development Office to be placed on the next agenda at least one week in advance of the meeting. The Planning and Community Development Office phone number is 781.455.7550, ext. 222.

Members


The Design Review Board consists of five regular members and two alternate members. 
  • Three regular members are appointed by the Planning Board:
    • One member qualified in the art or design profession
    • One member to be qualified in fine arts or landscape design
  • Two regular members and two alternate members are appointed by the Select Board:
    • One member qualified in the art or design profession
    • One member who is doing retail business in the town
  • Appointments are for three year terms
Members:
  • Mark Gluesing, Chair
  • Deborah Robinson, Vice-Chair                
  • Robert Dermody 
  • Nelson Hammer
  • Len Karan
  • Chad Reilly
  • Stephen Tanner


General Purpose


The Design Review Board shall review permit applications for all new structures and outdoor uses, exterior additions, exterior alterations, and exterior changes in all areas as specified in 7.7.2.2 of the zoning by-laws, and shall also review requests for all sign permits, as required under Article XIX of the Needham general by-laws.

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