Skip Navigation
City of San Luis Obispo
Community Development

SearchContact UsCity Home
Advisory Bodies

Planning Commission

Michael Draze, Chairperson
John Larson, Vice-Chairperson
John Fowler

Ronald Malak
Michael Multari

William Riggs
Charles Stevenson

Makes final decisions as well as recommendations to the City Council on most types of development applications. Also advises the Council on long-range planning. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chamber at City Hall.

Architectural Review Commission

Michelle McCovey-Good, Chairperson
Greg Wynn, Vice-Chairperson

Ken Curtis
Suzan Ehdaie

Steven Hopkins

Anthony Palazzo

1 Position Vacant

Establishes architectural guidelines and rules on the design of new construction and major commercial remodeling projects. Meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Hearing Room at City Hall.

Cultural Heritage Committee

Bob Pavlik, Chairperson

Hemalata Dandekar, Vice-Chairperson

Sandy Baer

Thom Brajkovich

Jaime Hill

Patti Taylor
Victoria Wood


The Cultural Heritage Committee oversees a broad range of educational and technical assistance programs aimed at preserving historical and cultural resources. The committee maintains the master list of historic buildings, advises people interested in restoring historic structures, reviews planned demolition of historical resources, and comments on other actions that affect historic buildings, sites, and districts. The program goal is preservation of historic and architecturally-significant buildings and locations. The Cultural Heritage Committee has seven members appointed by the City Council.  Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Hearing Room at City Hall.

 

Building Construction Board of Appeals

Robert Vessely, Chair

Niel Dilworth, Vice Chair

Rebecca Jansen, Board Member

Mathew Quaglino, Board Member

James Thompson, Board Member

 

The Building Construction Board of Appeals is established to provide a forum for the consideration of alternate materials or methods of construction, appeals regarding application or interpretation of building standards and accessibility regulations, and appeals or hearings regarding code enforcement abatement actions undertaken by the City.  Meetings are scheduled on an as needed basis.

 

Administrative Hearing Officer

The Community Development Director or his designee acts as a Hearing Officer to decide certain applications as specified in the Zoning Regulations. On the first and third Friday of each month, the Hearing Officer holds a public meeting to consider a variety of permit applications. The applications are for variances and exceptions from zoning standards and for uses which need to be reviewed before they can be established.

These committees are considered permanent and may meet regularly or only when projects or proposals necessitate. Applications for all advisory bodies are accepted year-round.

 Department Home | Housing | Documents
  Permits | Fees | FAQs | Advisory Bodies


About the City | Visiting SLO | City Government | Employment
Bids & Proposals | FAQs | Press Room | How are we doing?

©2014 City of San Luis Obispo