Architectural Review Board (ARB)


The Architectural Review Board (ARB) is the city-appointed body tasked with administering the City’s review process by applying the standards of the Architectural and Site Design Standards Manual.  

Duties and Responsibilities 

The Architectural Review Board shall have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Reviews architectural and landscaping design for all new commercial and multi-family residential projects, major commercial remodels and administrative design review applications while ensuring the preservation of existing areas of natural beauty, cultural importance and assuring that buildings, structures, signs or other developments are in good taste, good design, and harmonious with surrounding developments
  • ARB is responsible to review all areas inside the National Historic District and all other areas outside of the Local Historic District
  • The authority of the ARB shall encompass all areas within the city limits except where the property in question fall under the authority of the Historic Preservation Commission


ARB meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall 2nd floor conference room.

Agendas & Minutes 

Click below to view agendas and minutes. 
Agendas & Minutes


ARB is a five-member board serving three-year terms. A minimum of three members shall be citizens of the city. The ARB membership shall include at least one architect or engineer, and one citizen at large.

Term Expirations

Jeff Hopper, Chair

June 1, 2026

Cindy Flynn, Vice Chair

June 1, 2025

Linda Emde

January 4, 2024

Naim Harrison

June 1, 2026

Bill McLees

June 1, 2026

Contact Us

To contact the board, you may send an email to

Department of Community Development