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Architectural Advisory Committee (Appointed by Planning Commission)

The name of this Committee was changed to the Architectural Advisory Committee and consists of five members appointed by the Planning Commission by City Council on September 12, 2011 by Resolution No. 15143. The original Architectural Review Committee was established by Resolution No. 11497 to provide enhancement of the natural beauty of the environment, and to provide for the orderly and harmonious appearance of structures and grounds in furtherance of the purpose of Article 45 of Ordinance No. 1130, as amended, the Redwood City Zoning Ordinance.  Resolution 12977 revised the terms of Committee members to commence and expire May 31, of even numbered years.  Minute Order 11-105 changed the name from Architectural Review Committee to the Architectural Advisory Committee, reduced the members to five, and placed it under the Planning Commission for appointments to this advisory body.  

The Committee shall advise the Planning Commission on matters concerning building and landscape architecture, site design, and signs.  Specifically, the Committee shall:

  1. Appointed by Planning Commission to advise on matters of architecture and design
  2. All members have experience in architecture or design
  3. Focus on large or sensitive projects where architectural elements are significant and community input is important.
  4. Meet at a time that is convenient for public input and participation  

As per Resolution No. 15143 the Architectural Advisory Committee of the City of Redwood City shall consist of five members. All five members of the AAC shall be licensed architects or landscape architects residing or working in the City of Redwood City, or its sphere of influence (as described by and in the General Plan of the City of Redwood City). The members of the committee shall be appointed by the Planning Commission following oral interview and in consideration of professional qualifications and civic interests as the Planning Commission deems appropriate.

The Architectural Advisory Committee meets as needed in City Hall.  Notice of an upcoming meeting will be posted 72 hours in advance of the meeting.



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