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Residential Additions, Improvements, and New Constructions

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  1. Introduction
  2. Architectural Review Requirements
  3. Design Review Process Summary
  4. Design Review Criteria
  5. Required Items for Architectural Review
  6. Sample Conditions of Approval
    Sample Elevations (pdf)

III. Design Review Process Summary:

The applicant (the home owner or an authorized agent) needs to file an Architectural Review application with the Planning Services Division unless noted otherwise

  1. Administrative Architectural Review in association with a Building Permit review:

    If an administrative Architectural Review is conducted in association with the Building Permit plan check review process, the project proponent does not need to file an Architectural Review application with the Planning Services Division. The project proponent, however, needs to file a Building Permit application with the Building and Safety Division in accordance with the Building Permit Application Guidelines. The guidelines can be found at http://www.sanramon.ca.gov/bldgsubmit/sfd.htm

  2. Review by the Architectural Review Board (ARB):

    Project proponent files an Architectural Review Application with the Planning Services Division. Planning Services Division staff prepares a staff report and schedules the application review by the Architectural Review Board at an ARB meeting. The ARB meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. After reviewing the proposed improvements, the ARB provides comments to the applicant and makes recommendation to the Zoning Administrator for project approval, approval with conditions, or denial of the project. Upon determination of a complete application by staff, the review process takes 3 to 5 weeks depending on the timing of the application submittal



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