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Call for Applicants- Residential Design Review Committee

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Vacancy on the Residential Design Review Committee- 1 Seat

The Residential Design Review Committee (RDRC) has one (1) vacant seat due to the unscheduled departure of a commissioner. The appointment will fulfill the remainder of the seat’s unexpired term ending June 30, 2020.

If you are a San Carlos resident in the architect or design profession and interested in serving on this committee, applications are being accepted at this time.

Meeting Role and Schedule 

The Residential Design Review Committee (RDRC) assures that the architecture and general appearance of new residential construction and some additions are in keeping with the character of the surrounding neighborhood.

RDRC is comprised of three members: a Planning Commissioner appointed by the Planning Commission; a citizen volunteer appointed by the City Council; and an architect or design professional appointed by the City Council.

This Committee meets the first and third Mondays of the month, at 5:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers at City Hall – 600 Elm Street, San Carlos, CA 94070.

For more information on the Committee, contact Principal Planner Lisa Porras at (650) 802-4263 or via email.

Applying for the Residential Design Review Committee

Please download and complete the below application form and supplemental questionnaire. If you would like to have it mailed to you, please call the City Clerk’s Office at (650) 802-4222. Applications are also available for pick-up at the City Clerk’s office on the 2nd floor at City Hall - 600 Elm Street, San Carlos. 

Application Deadline and Important Dates 

The deadline for receipt of applications in the City Clerk’s Office is Friday, September 22, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

All applicants are advised to save the below tentative dates on their calendars. Applicants will be contacted within one to two business days from the close of application for scheduling of interviews. Please be advised that those who are unable to attend the interview with the Council will be dropped from consideration.

Meeting with Staff- Tuesday, September 26th at 4pm 
Interviews with City Council- Wednesday, October 4th late afternoon/early evening