Design Review Board


The Design Review Board is composed of five members: three (3) design professionals may be nonresidents of Concord, e.g., architects, landscape architects, urban designers, building designers, at least one of whom shall be a professional licensed architect, and one (1) public member, each serving a four-year term, and one (1) member of the city Planning Commission. The public member shall be a resident of Concord with previous experience or training in design concepts. Examples of duties would include; reviewing the design of each improvement for which a building permit, certificate or other approval is required and any matter referred to the Board by the City Council, Planning Commission, Zoning Administrator, or Planning Manager, and/or staff.

The City's Conflict of Interest Code requires Design Review Board members to disclose interests in investments, real property, and the income derived within the City of Concord or from sources doing business within the City of Concord. Filings are required within 30 days of assuming office and on an annual basis (Resolution No. 85-9).


  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Thursday of the month
  • Permit Center Conference Room, 1950 Parkside Drive, Concord, CA 94519


Written: All comments received before 3:00 pm the day of the meeting will be posted on the City’s website as “Correspondence” under the relevant agenda item and provided to the Design Review Board Members at the meeting. Please email your comments to

  • If you are commenting on a particular item on the agenda, please identify the agenda item number and letter.
  • If you are commenting on an item not listed on the agenda, please identify your comment as a General Public Comment.


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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NameTerm ExpiresPosition
Raymond BarbourFebruary 27, 2024Planning Commission Representative
Jill FinnFebruary 28, 2025
Design Professional
Kirk ShelbyFebruary 28, 2025
Design Professional
Ronald LeoneFebruary 28, 2027Public Member
Jack MooreFebruary 28, 2027Design Professional