Design Review Board

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Meeting Dates/Time: Board meets the second & fourth week of every month on Thursday; 5 p.m.

Meeting Location: Municipal Services Building, Room 105, 633 E. Broadway Ave Map to meeting location

    Agendas & Minutes

    Commission/Board Member Expiration Date No. of Terms presently completing
    Alen Malekian April 2019 (D) 2nd Term
    Arineh Arzoumanian April 2021 (A) 1st Term
    Sevan Benlian
    April 2019 (G) 1st Term 
    Arthur S. Charchian  April 2017 (S) 1st Term 
    Art Simonian April 2017 (N) 2nd Term


    To contact Board/Commission members please click: here


    The Design Review Board reviews building plans concerning site plan and design issues prior to issuance of building permits for projects larger than those which have statutory exemption.


    Initial term correlates with Nominating Council Members term - 4-year term thereafter

    Terms coterminous with Nominating Council Member’s term.

    • Five members on each board
    • Four year term
    • Two term limit
    • No compensation


    At least one (1) member of the design review board shall be a licensed architect. Other members of the board shall be persons who, as a result of their training, experience and attainments are qualified to analyze and interpret architectural and site planning information, including, but not limited to, licensed landscape architects, urban planners, engineers and builders/developers. Each member of the design review board shall be a qualified elector of the city at the time of appointment and during incumbency. Elected officials may not serve on the board. Active board members are not allowed to serve on more than one board/commission/committee (as defined in Title 2 of the Glendale Municipal Code) at the same time.

    Additional Information

    The Community Development Department provides administrative services for the Design Review Board. The Director of Community Development or the Planning Hearing Officer can provide additional information concerning Design Review Board matters.

    For additional information, please see the Glendale Municipal Code, Title 2, , Chapters 2.36 and 2.52.

    Contact Board/Commission Members

    Design Review Board c/o
    Community Development Department
    633 E. Broadway, Rm. 103, 91206