Architectural Review Board

The Architectural Review Board established in 1974, acts “to preserve existing areas of natural beauty, cultural importance and assure that buildings, structures, signs or other developments are in good taste, good design, harmonious with surrounding developments, and in general contribute to the preservation of Santa Monica's reputation as a place of beauty, spaciousness and quality.” [SMMC 9.55]

 

Current members, applicants, vacancies, and appointment application

 

Responsibilities

Through the Architectural Review Board Approval process the Board is responsible for:

  • Establishing procedures and provide to preserve existing areas of natural beauty, and cultural importance
  • Assure that buildings, structures, signs or other developments contribute to the preservation of Santa Monica's reputation as a place of beauty, spaciousness and quality
  • Prevent the development of structures or uses likely to have a depreciating effect on the local environment or surrounding area
  • Eliminate conditions, structures, signs or uses which by reason of their effect tend to degrade the health, safety or general welfare of the community
  • Provide a continuing source of programs and means of improving the City's overall appearance 

Meetings 

The Architectural Review Board meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 1685 Main St., Santa Monica, California.

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Meetings

December 20Dec 20
December 06Dec 06 Cancelled
November 15Nov 15 Cancelled
November 01Nov 01 Cancelled
October 18Oct 18 Agenda Audio/Video
October 04Oct 04 Cancelled
September 20Sep 20 Agenda Audio/Video
September 06Sep 06 Cancelled
August 16Aug 16 Cancelled
August 02Aug 02 Cancelled
July 19Jul 19 Agenda Audio/Video
July 05Jul 05 Cancelled
June 21Jun 21 Agenda Audio/Video
June 07Jun 07 Cancelled
May 17May 17 Agenda Audio/Video
May 03May 03 Cancelled
April 19Apr 19 Agenda Audio/Video
April 05Apr 05 Cancelled
March 15Mar 15 Agenda Audio/Video
March 01Mar 01 Cancelled
February 16Feb 16 Agenda Audio/Video
February 15Feb 15 Cancelled
February 01Feb 01 Cancelled
January 19Jan 19 Agenda Audio/Video
January 18Jan 18 Cancelled
January 04Jan 04 Cancelled