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Design Review Advisory Committee

The Design Review Advisory Committee (DRC) reviews requests for land use activities within the Olde Town Zoning District for compliance with the Design Guidelines for Olde Town Arvada (Design Guidelines). The Committee provides input for the content of the Design Guidelines as needed. The Committee membership consists of representatives of the residents and businesses in Olde Town, as well as the Arvada Historical Society and Olde Town Arvada Business Improvement District, and includes three members at large. Members with expertise in history, architecture, landscape architecture, architectural history, prehistoric or historic archeology and a special interest in Olde Town Arvada are desired. The Design Review Advisory Committee normally meets the third Thursday of each month. The meetings are held at 9:00 a.m., in Arvada City Hall or virtually depending on the type of case. This is a volunteer appointment. Terms are for three years.

Current members of the Committee are:

  • Debbie Pearson, Olde Town Residents Representative
  • Scott Spears, Business Owner Representative
  • Julie Thompson, At-Large Representative
  • William Cheever, At-Large Representative
  • Fong Lee, At-Large Representative
  • Peter Kazura, Olde Town BID Representative
  • Steve Byers, Arvada Historical Society Representative

Upcoming Meeting

The Design Review Committee meetings once a month on the 3rd Thursday when scheduled by the Community & Economic Development Director. 


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Comments to the Committee

If you wish to submit written comments to the committee, please send your comments via email to Comments can also be mailed to Community and Economic Development 8101 Ralston Rd Arvada CO 80001. Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. the day before the meeting.


There is currently 1 vacancy on the Design Review Advisory Committee. 


For more information, please contact Community & Economic Development, at 720-898-7435.


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