Design Review Board

The Design Review Board/Tree Board (also known as the DRB) meets the fourth Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The DRB is appointed by the City Council. The DRB reviews a wide range of development projects to ensure a high quality of design in Sebastopol. The DRB also reviews sign applications and landscaping and lighting as it relates to building development.

The DRB also serves as the City’s Tree Board, and regulates tree removals on commercial and multi-family properties as requried by Section 8.12 of the Municipal Code.

The Design Review Board is established in Section 2.32 of the Sebastopol Municipal Code; it consists of five members with the following professional backgrounds.

  • Two persons, at least one of whom is a licensed architect and one of whom is a licensed landscape architect
  • One person who may be any of the following: architect, landscape architect, building designer, building contractor, landscape contractor
  • Two persons not in the prior two sections
  • One alternate

You can reach Design Review Board members through the City of Sebastopol Planning Department (707-823-6167).

Current DRB Members

Lynn Deedler

(Category B)
Term Expires 12/31/2024

Lars Langberg

Chair (Category A)
Term Expires 12/31/2025

Marshall Balfe

(Category D)
Term Expires 12/31/2024

Cary Bush

(Category A)
Term Expires 12/31/2024

Melissa Hanley

Vice Chair (Category C)
Term Expires 12/31/2025

Christine Level

(Category C)
Term Expires 12/31/2025

Related Forms

June 2024

June 25, 2024
3:30 pm

Design Review/ Tree Board Meeting June 25, 2024

Sebastopol Youth Annex


Design Review/ Tree Board Meeting June 25, 2024

June 25 | 3pm

Hybrid Meeting

In Person Location:  Sebastopol Youth Annex, 425 Morris Street, Sebastopol, CA  95472


Topic: Design Review & Tree Board Meeting of June 25th, 2024
Time: Jun 25, 2024 03:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)




Related Documents

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