Architectural Advisory Board


  • Second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
  • Check the website calendar for upcoming meeting information.
  • Past Virtual Meetings: Visit the City's webcasts website. Scroll to the Archives section, then the Webcasts section. Scroll to find the board meetings.
  • No meeting in August.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 


The Architectural Advisory Board (AAB) is composed of five members and one alternate, including, when possible, two licensed architects. Members are appointed by the City Council for three year terms.

  • James Way, Chair
  • Sharon Friedlander, Vice Chair
  • Victor K. Wong
  • Albert Bitici
  • Philip Osburn
  • Alternate (vacancy)

Staff Liaison

City Council Liaison

Planning Commission Liaison

  • Tim Stevens


The Advisory Board (AAB) advises the Planning Commission, the Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Zoning Administrator; reviews building permits and site plans; and makes recommendations to the Zoning Administrator and/or Planning Commission.

The Board reviews architectural design, texture, color and construction materials, scale of development, aesthetic and spatial relationship of development, landscaping configuration, location of signs, exterior lighting and sign applications, as well as requests for sign variances.