Design Review Board

Purpose 

The Design Review Board (DRB) interprets and enforces the design regulations contained in the Davidson Planning Ordinance. The Board reviews the design of all new commercial, civic/institutional and multifamily construction as well as additional structures as required by the Davidson Planning Ordinance.


 
Meetings

  • Meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. All are open to the public.
  • Davidson Town Hall Board Room
    216 S. Main Street
    Davidson, NC 28036
  • Staff Liaison: Lindsay Laird, Planner (llaird@townofdavidson.org) 

Minutes


Board meeting minutes are available in NOVUS Agenda.

Agenda

The Design Review Board will meet on June 19, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Board Room at Town Hall. The agenda may be found on NOVUS Agenda. Agendas are posted one week prior to the regularly scheduled meeting. Please refer to our Development Projects page for major projects.
  

  

Applications


  • Design Review Board Application: should be utilized for all commercial, civic/institutional and multifamily construction projects, including additions and adaptive reuse. Reference Section 14.12 of the Davidson Planning Ordinance for additional information.
 Deadlines for DRB/HPC submittal vary depending upon the type of review desired:
  • Application, fee and all required materials, drawings and documentation for new major projects and large-scale renovations must be received four weeks prior to the meeting date, if no informational review (FYI) is required. An FYI review is encouraged for all larger projects.
  • Application, fee and all required materials, drawings and documentation for new major projects and large-scale renovations must be received three weeks prior to the meeting date for an FYI review.
  • All required materials, drawings and documents for cases that are continued from previous meetings or presented to the DRB/HPC for verification of conditions must be received three weeks prior to the meeting date.
  • Application, fee and all required materials, drawings and documentation for signs in the local historic district, minor renovations, consent items and informational review only items must be received three weeks prior to the meeting date.

Design Review Fees


Please contact Town staff to verify fees. The Town of Davidson Fee Schedule is located on the Finance and Budget webpage.

Membership


The Design Review Board, as appointed by the Board of Commissioners, are residents who have had special training or experience in a design field, such as architecture, landscape architecture, horticulture, planning, historic preservation or a closely related field. The DRB/HPC consists of citizens of the Town of Davidson and from the ETJ.