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Meeting Information

The  Administrative Review Board (ARB) meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the Council Hearing room, City Hall, 990 Palm Street. For more information contact staff liaison Kelly White at (805) 781-7140 or email

Purpose, Membership and Terms

The ARB serves as the final decision maker for the City on administrative appeal hearings relating to administrative citations issued for certain contested San Luis Obispo Municipal Code enforcement matters that require a more detailed administrative record. The ARB consists of three members, who must be residents and registered voters of the City. Members are appointed to serve two-year terms and may be reappointed for an additional two year term (maximum four years). For a full listing of qualifications and responsibilities view the Job Summary. The roster of current members, date of appointment, and date of term expiration can be reviewed on the City's Local Appointments List.

How can I express my opinion on an upcoming agenda item?

All interested persons are invited to attend Advisory Body meetings to express their views verbally, or to submit written communications to the Advisory Body members ( to express their opinions for or against the agenda item. Citizens are encouraged to present written comments (including emails) at least one day prior to the meeting. This provides the Council and Advisory Bodies with a greater opportunity to review and consider issues and/or concerns expressed in written communications prior to a meeting. Written comments received before, at or during a Council or Advisory Body meeting are included in the public record and posted to the City’s website.

Comments submitted less than three (3) hours before a meeting will be included in the record, but will not be distributed or posted before the meeting.

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NOTE: Written comments relating to an upcoming agenda item will be distributed and posted online as Agenda Correspondence, pursuant to City Policies and Procedures.

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