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Get updates The Architectural Review Board is charged with reviewing the design of improvements in relation to site layout, architectural design, height, bulk, mass, materials, colors, lighting, signage, landscaping, etc. The Architectural Review Board is a non-political board intended to provide professional analysis, review and input on proposed development applications to achieve the highest level of design standards and quality for the City of San Ramon.
The San Ramon Municipal Code, Division A5, Chapter III, Section 39 provides that the Architectural Review Board shall review the design of all improvements to be constructed to the extent permitted by law. Such review is to be conducted with reference to the following criteria:
  1. General site utilization considerations;
  2. General architectural considerations;
    1. Height, bulk and area of buildings,
    2. Colors and types of building and installations,
    3. Physical and architectural relation with existing and proposed structures in the area and to the site's location within the city,
    4. Site layout, orientation and location of buildings and relationship with open areas and topography,
    5. Height, materials, colors, and variations in boundary walls, fences, or screen planting,
    6. Location and type of landscaping including but not limited to setback areas and the project off-street parking areas; and
    7. Appropriateness of sign design and exterior lighting.
  3. General landscape considerations;
  4. Graphics

MEETING INFORMATION

Second Thursday of the month - 2:00 p.m. 
Fourth Thursday of the month - as needed
By-Laws
Meeting Agendas & Minutes

MEMBERS

Warren Fujimura
Term Expires: February 2022
Mar Gosiengfiao
Term Expires: February 2022
David Gates
Term Expires: February 2021

John Nicol - Alternate #1
Term Expires: February 2021
VACANT - Alternate #2
Term Expires: February 2022


STAFF CONTACT 

Cindy Yee - Senior Planner
(925) 973-2562
cyee@sanramon.ca.gov
architecturalreviewboard@sanramon.ca.gov

 

Public Comment Instructions

On June 5, 2020, the Health Officer of Contra Costa County issued Order No. HO-COVID19-17 that directed that all individuals living in the county to shelter at their place of residence except that they may leave to provide or receive certain essential services or engage in certain essential activities and work for essential businesses and governmental services.

Under the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, meetings may utilize teleconferencing. As a precaution to protect the health and safety of staff, officials, and the general public, board members will not be physically in attendance, but will be available via video conference.

City Hall is currently closed to the public and will remain closed for the duration of the meeting. Consequently, there will be no physical location for members of the public to participate in the meeting. We encourage members of the public to shelter in place and access the meeting online using the web-video communication application, Zoom. Zoom participants will have the opportunity to speak during Public Comment (for topics not on the agenda), in addition to each of the agendized items. 

This meeting will be conducted on the web-video communication platform, Zoom. In order to view or participate in this meeting, members of the public will need to download Zoom from its website, www.zoom.com. It is recommended that anyone wishing to participate in the meeting complete the download process before the start of the meeting. 

All public comment is subject to the 3 minute time restriction.

MEETING:

HOW TO VIEW THE MEETING REMOTELY

1.  Livestream online at: 

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2.  For audio access to the meeting by telephone, use the dial-in information below:

 +1 (669)900-6833  or

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MEETING REMOTELY

1.  Provide live remote public comments: 

From a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: 

 Webinar ID:  

To supplement a PC, Mac, tablet or device without audio, please also join by phone: +1 (669)900-6833

To comment by video conference, click the “Raise Your Hand” button or *9 on your telephone to request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on the Agenda item. You will then be unmuted when it is your turn to make your comment for up to 3 minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.

2.  Provide public written comments prior to the meeting by email to  ArchitecturalReviewBoard@sanramon.ca.gov