Architectural Design Board

Description

The ADB advises and makes recommendations to the Mayor, City Council, Planning Board, and the planning department on city planning and design-related issues. The ADB:

  • Studies and prepares recommendations regarding design guidelines and objectives, including specific design districts that are part of the comprehensive plan;
  • Reviews and studies land use within the city of Edmonds from a design standpoint;
  • Establishes goals, objectives, and policies for design districts;
  • Recommends legislation to implement the design objectives of the comprehensive plan and the goals, objectives, and policies for each established design district.

Board members are appointed by the mayor with Council confirmation. Terms are for four years, with a two-term limit. Terms less than two years are not considered full terms. Edmonds residency is required for the two layperson positions. The positions of architect, builder, landscape architect, and planner require specific skills and/or background described in the position title; they do not require Edmonds residency.

ADB meetings and agendas are available online for upcoming as well as past meetings.

ADB Handbook

ADB Contact

Meeting schedule:

The ADB meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Brackett Room, 3rd Floor of City Hall, 121 5th Ave. N. Hybrid meeting options are now available in-person and via Zoom. Please see the meeting calendar for further information.

Board members:

Kim Bayer (Chair) - Layperson
Alexa LeBouef Brooks (Vice Chair) - Landscape Designer
Alex Hutchinson - Builder
Maurine Jeude - Layperson
Vacant  - Architect
Corbitt Loch - Planner
Steven Schmitz - Architect

 

City staff:

Planning Division
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