of the City of Des Moines
Due to renovations some offices have moved, please check the City Hall Move page
for more information.
Urban Design Review Board
Makes recommendations to the City Council on design of public projects and private development projects located downtown, in City business parks, and throughout the city that request tax increment financing assistance. It also serves, with the Historic Preservation Commission, as the Landmark Review Board.
Eleven members: four registered architects (one with significant restoration experience), two licensed landscape architects, one citizen who is a developer or realtor/broker, three citizen representatives, and one citizen representative with demonstrated interest in historical renovation and restoration. The Urban Design Review Board was formed by combining the Urban Development Board and Architectural Advisory Committee.
Four registered architects (one with significant restoration experience), two licensed landscape architects, one developer or realtor/broker.
Membership Term Information
Term limits apply
- City Hall / Floor Second floor - Room: City Council Chambers
- 400 Robert D Ray Drive
- Des Moines, Iowa 50309
- Erin Olson-Douglas, 515-283-4021